Aggrenox

Generic name

Aspirin/Dipyridamole

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$1,132.28

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$8.95

-0.84%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Boehringer Ing.

What is Aggrenox

This medication is used to reduce the risk of stroke in patients who have had "mini-strokes" (transient ischemic attacks) or a previous stroke due to a blood clot and are at high risk for another stroke. It contains two medications: a very low dose of aspirin (25 milligrams per tablet) and dipyridamole in a slow-release form. Low-dose aspirin and dipyridamole are antiplatelet drugs that work to keep blood flowing to the brain by stopping platelets from clumping together. This helps prevent the platelets from forming blood clots, which can lodge in the brain and cause a certain type of stroke (ischemic stroke). 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 Aggrenox

Yes, Aggrenox is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Aggrenox was $8.95.

The average dose of Aggrenox received per year is 3,229,406 units

39 Medicare beneficiaries received Aggrenox in 2021, which was a -0.97% from 2020

There were 74 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.98% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $596.74

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Aggrenox was $1,132.28

Boehringer Ing. received $44,158.81

The total amount spent on Aggrenox by Medicare is $44,158.81

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