Altace

Generic name

Ramipril

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$2,608.57

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$6.57

0.96%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Monarch Phrm

What is Altace

Ramipril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Ramipril is also used to improve survival after a heart attack. It may also be used in high risk patients (such as patients with heart disease/diabetes) to help prevent heart attacks and strokes. This medication may also be used to treat heart failure in patients who have had a recent heart attack. Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor and works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily. 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 Altace

Yes, Altace is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Altace was $6.57.

The average dose of Altace received per year is 783,699 units

1,442 Medicare beneficiaries received Altace in 2021, which was a -0.16% from 2020

There were 6,352 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.21% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $592.19

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Altace was $2,608.57

Monarch Phrm received $3,761,562.58

The total amount spent on Altace by Medicare is $3,761,562.58

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