Nogales Pharmacy Information – Insulin


Active ingredient: Insulin

Other names: Humalog insulin lispro, Humulin, Lantus, Levimir insulin detemir, Novolin, Victoza

Types and Preparations of Insulin

Generic or Brand Name: Brand name

Type of drug: Antidiabetic, insulin, hormone

Used to treat: Type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, conditions caused by high blood sugar (glusose) levels. Lowers blood glucose levels.

Controlled in Mexico? (what does this mean?) No

U.S. Prescription Required? Yes

Insulin can cause dangerously low blood sugar levels, so carefully follow your physician’s dosing instructions.

Description, Indications and Contraindications

Nogales Injectable Insulin Price Survey

Date: April 2017

Sample pricing: 


Farmacias San Jorge in Plaza Pesquiera (just across the border)


Humalog insulin lispro U-100 KwikPen $23.21

Humalog insulin lispro injectable suspension (100units/mL in a 10mL vial) $43.06

Humalin 70/30 injectable suspension (100units/mL in a 10mL vial) $31.18

Levimir insulin detemir 300 unit FlexPen $26.61

Lantus insulin glargine injectable suspension (100units/mL in a 10mL vial) $77.37

Lantus insulin glargine 100units/mL SoloSTAR pen $23.05


Farmacias Buena Vida on Avenida Obregon


All products are available in an injectable suspension – 100units/mL in a 10mL vial, which costs $50 USD

Humulin insulin human (rDNA origin)

Lantus insulin glargine

Novolin man-made insulin (rDNA origin)

Source: Farmacias San Jorge in Plaza Pesquiera and Farmacia Buena Vida on Avenida Obregon. This is a sample price only, to confirm that the medication is sold in Nogales, Mexico and to give a spot price. Prices and availability will vary depending on the Nogales pharmacy that offers the product for sale.

Purchasing this medication in Mexico: Because this product is not controlled in Mexico but is a prescription drug in the U.S., purchase of the medication will not require a prescription from a federally registered Mexican physician, but a valid prescription or letter written by a licensed U.S. doctor will be required to bring the medicine into the United States.


This information is for general information purposes only and is not in any way provided to promote or sell medication. Consult with a physician before using this prescription drug.

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