How much should I expect to pay for Trulicity?

Prescription drug prices can be confusing. Two people may pay different prices for the same drug, depending on their insurance situation.

The list price1 of Trulicity is $797.30 per month, but the amount you pay will largely depend on your prescription drug insurance plan. The information below will give you a good idea of what to expect based on your insurance situation.

For the most accurate information, talk to your insurance provider who knows the details of your plan.

Which Option Below Best Describes Your Insurance Situation?

About 90% of Trulicity prescriptions cost between $0 and $30 per month, and the remaining 10% cost an average of $211 per month.2

What you pay for Trulicity will depend on your insurance plan. Each plan has different preferred drug lists and out-of-pocket amounts, and most include an annual deductible. If you haven’t met your deductible, you’ll see higher prices until the deductible is met, then your out-of-pocket cost will likely drop.

With the Trulicity Savings Card, a one-month supply of Trulicity can cost as little as $25, subject to certain terms and maximums. Click here to learn more about the Trulicity Savings Card.

For most patients with Medicare Part D coverage, out-of-pocket costs can vary throughout the year depending on which phase of the Part D benefit you are currently in. Overall, about 69% of Trulicity prescriptions cost between $0 and $100 a month, and the remaining cost an average of $234 a month.2

Some Medicare patients qualify for extra financial support through the Extra Help3 program. If you are eligible for Extra Help, you can expect to pay $3 to $9 for each prescription.4

If you are unsure whether you qualify for Extra Help and would like more information, please visit

For most people on Medicaid, prescription drugs like Trulicity range from $4 to $9 per month.5 Some states allow even lower copays, or eliminate the copay requirement altogether.

To find out if you qualify for Medicaid, or for more information about copayments in your state, please visit:

If you do not have prescription drug coverage6 or your insurance does not cover Trulicity, you can expect to pay the list price shown above, plus any additional pharmacy charges depending on where you purchase your medicine.

You may be eligible for savings at pharmacies nationwide through the Inside Rx select provider program. Inside Rx offers savings of up to 25% on Trulicity when you use your discount card and pay at the pharmacy. You can find full program details and obtain your card at

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If you have additional questions, call The Lilly Answers Center at 1‑844‑TRU-INFO (1‑844‑878-4636), Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 8 PM ET. Although we won't replace the advice of your healthcare provider, we'll do our best to help you.

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1 List price, also referred to as wholesale acquisition cost or WAC, is the price at which Lilly sells its products to wholesalers and may not represent actual transactional prices patients pay at the pharmacy. WAC from AnalySource accessed on February 3, 2020. Reprinted with permission by First Databank, Inc. All rights reserved. ©2020. A monthly supply of Trulicity is defined as four pens per month.

2 Source: Based on internal analysis of IQVIA Longitudinal Access and Adjudication Data (LAAD) – Trulicity Patient OOP Cost per Script by Channel (April 2018 – March 2019). Accessed on July 26, 2019. Employer or Private Individual Policy Insurance reflects commercial savings card and other support. Medicare Part D Coverage reflects supplemental support.

3 Social Security Administration (SSA). Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs. Accessed on July 24, 2019.

4 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Announcement of Calendar Year (CY) 2019 Medicare Advantage Capitation Rates and Medicare Advantage and Part D Payment Policies and Final Call Letter. Attachment V Final 2019 Benefit Design Parameters. Accessed on July 24, 2019.

5 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Medicaid and CHIP Overview for Assisters. Maximum Allowable Copayments Determined by Eligible Population’s Household Income. Updated August 2018. **All out-of-pocket charges are based on the specific state’s defined payment amount for that service. Certain groups, including children, terminally ill individuals, and individuals residing in an institution are exempt from cost sharing. Refer to your state agency for details about Medicaid out-of-pocket costs. Accessed on July 24, 2019.

6 Most people have some type of health insurance coverage that includes a prescription drug benefit. According to recent data, just under 9% of the total U.S. population is uninsured. Updated July 24, 2019.


Important Facts About Trulicity® (Trῡ-li-si-tee). It is also known as dulaglutide.

Trulicity is a prescription medicine to improve blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. You take it once a week by injecting it under the skin of your stomach, thigh, or upper arm. Use Trulicity together with the diet and exercise that your doctor recommends. Trulicity is not insulin. It should not be the first medicine you take for diabetes.

Trulicity may cause tumors in the thyroid, including thyroid cancer. Watch for possible symptoms, such as a lump or swelling in the neck, trouble swallowing, hoarseness, or shortness of breath. If you have a symptom, tell your doctor.
  • Do not use Trulicity if you or any of your family have ever had a type of thyroid cancer called medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC).
  • Do not use Trulicity if you have Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2).
  • Do not use Trulicity if you are allergic to dulaglutide or other ingredients in Trulicity.

Ask your doctor how to recognize the serious side effects below and what to do if you think you have one:
Inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis). Stop using Trulicity and call your healthcare provider right away if you have severe pain in your stomach area (abdomen), with or without vomiting, that will not go away. You may feel the pain from your abdomen to your back.

Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Signs and symptoms of low blood sugar may include dizziness or light-headedness, confusion or drowsiness, headache, blurred vision, slurred speech, fast heartbeat, sweating, hunger, shakiness, feeling jittery, weakness, anxiety, irritability or mood changes.

Serious allergic reactions. Stop using Trulicity and get medical help right away if you have any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction which may include: swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat, problems breathing or swallowing, severe rash or itching, fainting or feeling dizzy, or very rapid heartbeat.

Acute kidney injury. In people who have kidney problems, diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting may cause a loss of fluids (dehydration). This may cause kidney problems to get worse.

Severe stomach problems. Trulicity may cause stomach problems, which could be severe.
Common side effects
The most common side effects of Trulicity include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and decreased appetite.
These are not all the possible side effects of Trulicity.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effects. You can report side effects at 1-800-FDA-1088 or
Before using
  • Your healthcare provider should show you how to use Trulicity before you use it for the first time.
  • Before you use Trulicity, talk to your doctor about low blood sugar and how to manage it.
 Review these questions with your doctor:
 ❑ Do you have other medical conditions, including problems with your pancreas, kidneys, liver, or stomach?
 ❑ Do you take other diabetes medicines, such as insulin or sulfonylureas?
 ❑ Do you take any other prescription medicines or over-the-counter drugs, vitamins or herbs?

 Review the list below with your doctor. Trulicity may not be right for you if:
 ❑ You are pregnant or plan to become pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed.
 ❑ You have type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis.
 ❑ You have or have had an inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis).
 ❑ You have severe intestinal or stomach problems, such as slowed emptying or problems with digesting food.
 ❑ You are a child under 18 years old.
How to take
  • Read the Instructions for Use that come with Trulicity.
  • Use Trulicity exactly as your doctor says.
  • Do not share your Trulicity pen, syringe or needles with another person.
  • Do not give Trulicity to other people
  • If you take too much Trulicity, call your healthcare provider or seek medical advice promptly.
Learn more
For more information, call 1-844-TRU-INFO (1-844-878-4636) or go to

This summary provides basic information about Trulicity but does not include all information known about this medicine. Read the information that comes with your prescription each time your prescription is filled. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor. Be sure to talk to your doctor or other healthcare provider about Trulicity and how to take it. Your doctor is the best person to help you decide if Trulicity is right for you.

Trulicity® is a registered trademark owned or licensed by Eli Lilly and Company, its subsidiaries, or affiliates.