Generic name

Lidocaine HCl/PF

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Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose



Average cost per beneficiary*


  • Akorn Inc.

What is Akten

Akten is a prescription medication used for the temporary relief of ear pain and discomfort associated with ear infections. It contains lidocaine, which numbs the ear canal. However, it does not treat the underlying infection and is not a cure. To use Akten safely and effectively, follow your healthcare provider's instructions for administration. This summary offers a concise overview and may not encompass all available information about the product. It does not guarantee the product's safety, effectiveness, or appropriateness for your unique needs. Consult your healthcare professional for comprehensive information and individualized guidance.

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Common Questions About Akten

Yes, Akten is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Akten was $26.26.

The average dose of Akten received per year is 134 units

34 Medicare beneficiaries received Akten in 2021, which was a 0.36% from 2020

There were 44 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.08% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $68.04

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Akten was $88.05

Akorn Inc. received $2,993.63

The total amount spent on Akten by Medicare is $2,993.63

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