Alogliptin-Pioglitazone

Generic name

Alogliptin Benz/Pioglitazone

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$1,291.05

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$6.13

0.07%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Perrigo Co.
  • Perrigo/Padagis

What is Alogliptin-Pioglitazone

This combination medication 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. This product contains 2 medications: alogliptin and pioglitazone. Alogliptin works by increasing levels of natural substances called incretins. Incretins help to control blood sugar by increasing insulin release, especially after a meal. They also decrease the amount of sugar your liver makes. Pioglitazone works by helping to restore your body's proper response to insulin. 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 Alogliptin-Pioglitazone

Yes, Alogliptin-Pioglitazone is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Alogliptin-Pioglitazone was $6.13.

The average dose of Alogliptin-Pioglitazone received per year is 196,471 units

549 Medicare beneficiaries received Alogliptin-Pioglitazone in 2021, which was a -0.2% from 2020

There were 2,185 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.31% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $324.39

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Alogliptin-Pioglitazone was $1,291.05

The most expensive manufacturer of Alogliptin-Pioglitazone is Perrigo Co.

Perrigo/Padagis is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $6.11

Perrigo/Padagis received $621,431.09

The total amount spent on Alogliptin-Pioglitazone by Medicare is $708,784.29

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