Anaspaz

Generic name

Hyoscyamine Sulfate

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$54.94

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.27

6.16%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • B.F Ascher & Co

What is Anaspaz

Hyoscyamine is used to treat a variety of stomach/intestinal problems such as cramps and irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to treat other conditions such as bladder and bowel control problems, cramping pain caused by kidney stones and gallstones, and Parkinson's disease. In addition, it is used to decrease side effects of certain medications (drugs used to treat myasthenia gravis) and insecticides. This medication works by decreasing acid production in the stomach, slowing down the natural movements of the gut, and relaxing muscles in many organs (such as the stomach, intestines, bladder, kidney, gallbladder). Hyoscyamine also lessens the amount of certain body fluids (e.g., saliva, sweat). This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as anticholinergics/antispasmodics. 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 Anaspaz

Yes, Anaspaz is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Anaspaz was $0.27.

The average dose of Anaspaz received per year is 25,472 units

62 Medicare beneficiaries received Anaspaz in 2021, which was a -0.17% from 2020

There were 175 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.08% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $19.47

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Anaspaz was $54.94

B.F Ascher & Co received $3,406.57

The total amount spent on Anaspaz by Medicare is $3,406.57

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