Adlyxin

Generic name

Lixisenatide

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$3,970.62

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$114.49

4.44%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Sanofi-Aventis

What is Adlyxin

Lixisenatide is used 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. Lixisenatide is similar to a natural hormone in your body (incretin). It works by causing insulin release in response to high sugar levels (such as after a meal) and decreasing the amount of sugar your liver makes. Lixisenatide is not a substitute for insulin if you require insulin treatment. 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.

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*Origin of the terms and chart data used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/

Common Questions About Adlyxin

Yes, Adlyxin is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Adlyxin was $114.49.

The average dose of Adlyxin received per year is 604 units

27 Medicare beneficiaries received Adlyxin in 2021, which was a 0.13% from 2020

There were 116 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.63% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $924.20

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Adlyxin was $3,970.62

Sanofi-Aventis received $107,206.69

The total amount spent on Adlyxin by Medicare is $107,206.69

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