Average cost per year*
Average cost per beneficiary*
This drug is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers your chance of getting HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improves your quality of life. Abacavir belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors-NRTI. Abacavir is not a cure for HIV infection. To decrease your risk of spreading HIV disease to others, do all of the following: (1) continue to take all HIV medications exactly as prescribed by your doctor, (2) always use an effective barrier method (latex or polyurethane condoms/dental dams) during all sexual activity, and (3) do not share personal items (such as needles/syringes, toothbrushes, and razors) that may have contacted blood or other body fluids. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details. NOTE: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.
*Origin of the terms and chart data used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/
Yes, Abacavir is covered by Medicare.
In 2021, the average cost per dose of Abacavir was $3.19.
The average dose of Abacavir received per year is 3,002,768 units
4,254 Medicare beneficiaries received Abacavir in 2021, which was a -0.16% from 2020
There were 30,540 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.18% from 2020
The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $230.47
The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Abacavir was $1,654.58
The most expensive manufacturer of Abacavir is Major Pharmaceu
Rising Pharm is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.47
Camber Pharmace received $3,098,891.42
The total amount spent on Abacavir by Medicare is $7,038,593.83
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