When it comes to the pre-mixed insulins, like Novolog 70/30, there are fewer between the brands (for example, Novolog versus Novolin). Novolin R vs Novolog - posted in Pumping Insulin: I just got my pump and seeing as how novolin R is about $50 for three vials at walmart, is is Novolog vs. Novolin -R - Type 1 Diabetes. Is novolin regular same as novolog r? I mean if I can use one or No, you can't use one or the other. They have different profiles. This topic Forums Members Help Files Gallery Pages Blogs. Novolog takes action in the body more quickly than Humalog, so you can take it closer to a meal. LIST BY BRAND NAME. But there are a few differences between the drugs. Its gone but Very BAD side effects, such as constant HBS. I do research outside of this site but it is my go to for questions! I am a bit confused on this one is Novilin R the same as NovoRapid in Canada? Answer this Question Report Favorite. Please try again later. We are appealing the decision to cancel our insurance, but until then we are not covered, and open enrollment is in 9 days but doesn't go into effect until July 9 th I have checked with my doctor and she has said that it would be fine to switch, but she only gave me the information about the half hour before and longer last time. Funnygrl Senior Member Seniors 6, posts. I have never taken the "newer" insulin s. We appreciate your helpful feedback! If I lost coverage I would go directly back to a cheaper insulin that doesn't require a script.. Central Dopamine Therapy Center Bromocriptine Mesylate. It's the same as Humalin from Eli Lilly , too. With respect to speed of onset and duration of effect, there are prompt, short, intermediate, and long-acting insulins.