Afinitor

Generic name

Everolimus

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$75,192.55

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$579.16

0.66%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Novartis

What is Afinitor

Everolimus is used to treat various types of cancer (such as kidney, breast, pancreas, lung, stomach/intestinal cancers). Everolimus is also used in people with a certain genetic disorder (tuberous sclerosis complex) to treat certain types of benign tumors in the brain or kidney. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer or tumor cells. 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.

Drug Trends

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

Common Questions About Afinitor

Yes, Afinitor is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Afinitor was $579.16.

The average dose of Afinitor received per year is 624,801 units

2,875 Medicare beneficiaries received Afinitor in 2021, which was a -0.32% from 2020

There were 13,001 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.29% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $16,627.84

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Afinitor was $75,192.55

Novartis received $216,178,594.34

The total amount spent on Afinitor by Medicare is $216,178,594.34

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