Pioglitazone HCl/Metformin HCl
Average cost per year*
Average cost per beneficiary*
This combination medication is used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke. Pioglitazone belongs to a class of drugs known as thiazolidinediones or "glitazones". Metformin and pioglitazone work by helping to restore your body's proper response to the insulin you naturally produce. Metformin also decreases the amount of sugar that your liver makes and that your stomach/intestines absorb. Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of using pioglitazone-containing products. 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, Actoplus Met is covered by Medicare.
In 2021, the average cost per dose of Actoplus Met was $9.97.
The average dose of Actoplus Met received per year is 40,742 units
51 Medicare beneficiaries received Actoplus Met in 2021, which was a -0.32% from 2020
There were 246 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.32% from 2020
The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $827.25
The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Actoplus Met was $3,990.27
Takeda Pharmace received $203,503.89
The total amount spent on Actoplus Met by Medicare is $203,503.89
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