Average cost per year*
Average cost per beneficiary*
This medication is used along with counseling and support to help people who are alcohol dependent not drink alcohol. Acamprosate works by restoring the natural balance of chemicals in the brain (neurotransmitters). Before starting this medication, you should no longer be drinking alcohol. Acamprosate has not been shown to work well if you are still drinking alcohol when you start taking it. 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, Acamprosate Calcium is covered by Medicare.
In 2021, the average cost per dose of Acamprosate Calcium was $0.97.
The average dose of Acamprosate Calcium received per year is 6,152,416 units
13,110 Medicare beneficiaries received Acamprosate Calcium in 2021, which was a 0.1% from 2020
There were 43,349 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.08% from 2020
The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $162.54
The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Acamprosate Calcium was $537.45
The most expensive manufacturer of Acamprosate Calcium is Marlex Pharm.
Mylan is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.87
Glenmark Pharma received $4,262,923.33
The total amount spent on Acamprosate Calcium by Medicare is $7,045,996.74
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