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|Prescription required for
Insulin analogs require
a prescription in the US
|There are some reports that indicate prescriptions are not needed for either insulin or syringes.|
|Arizona||No||No (some pharmacies may require)|
|California||No||No (some pharmacies may require)|
|Colorado||No||No (some pharmacies may require)|
Can get 10 days worth without a prescription
|District of Columbia||No||No (with DM ID or insulin purchase)|
|Florida||No||Depends on the county, mostly No, but:|
|Yes Broward County|
May ask for ID
|Indiana||No||No (must sign a logbook)|
|Kansas||No||No (most pharmacies, if purchased with insulin)|
|Maryland||No||No (must sign a logbook)|
Some pharmacies may require a one-time only prescription for insulin which has unlimited refills.
|New Jersey||No||Yes (might be waived with ID)|
The pharmacy can choose whether or not to require a prescription for syringes. If the pharmacy does sell syringes without a prescription, it can only dispense 10 syringes at a time, and it cannot give them to anyone under 18 years old.
Some local municpalities require a prescription
|Texas||No||No (may vary by region)|
Some pharmacies may ask for a prescription, and some will Not sell syringes after 10:00 p.m., even if you have a prescription.
Report of Yes in Northern Virginia
Prescription Not needed for syringes with a National Diabetic Supplies Card.
|Canada||No||No (may vary by province)|
|Italy||No [U40, U100 pens available]||No|
|New Zealand||No [U100]
Novo & Lilly available, Novo more widely used. One respondent indicates prescription needed for insulin, but not for syringes.
|No (may require proof of diabetes)|
May require proof of diabetes
Last updated June 25, 2002
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