Average cost per year*
Average cost per beneficiary*
Risedronate is used to prevent and treat certain types of bone loss (osteoporosis) in adults. Osteoporosis causes bones to become thinner and break more easily. Your chance of developing osteoporosis increases as you age, after menopause, or if you are taking corticosteroid medications (such as prednisone) for a long time. This medication works by slowing bone loss to help maintain strong bones and reduce the risk of broken bones (fractures). Risedronate belongs to a class of medications called bisphosphonates. 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, Actonel is covered by Medicare.
In 2021, the average cost per dose of Actonel was $176.30.
The average dose of Actonel received per year is 31,326 units
624 Medicare beneficiaries received Actonel in 2021, which was a -0.23% from 2020
There were 2,562 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.28% from 2020
The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $698.00
The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Actonel was $2,865.83
Actavis/Allerga received $1,788,277.96
The total amount spent on Actonel by Medicare is $1,788,277.96
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