Table 1

Net ingredient cost (NIC) and volume of analogue and human insulin by presentation for the UK, 2000–2009

Insulin formulationNIC£2010Volume (ml)PercentageNIC£2010/ml
Analogue insulin£1 628 566 983706 275 942£2.31
 Pen£705 567 792285 036 91340%£2.48
 Penfill£839 695 265362 630 87451%£2.32
 Phial£83 303 92558 608 1558%£1.42
Human insulin£1 055 956 518671 922 946£1.57
 Pen£218 790 437117 962 06918%£1.85
 Penfill£645 030 389373 850 06156%£1.73
 Phial£192 135 692180 110 81627%£1.07