Atorvastatin Calcium

Generic name

Atorvastatin Calcium

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$55.91

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.20

-7.59%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Zydus Pharmaceu
  • Teva USA
  • Sciegen Pharmac
  • Pd-Rx Pharm
  • Ohm-Sun Pharmac
  • Novadoz Pharmac
  • Northstar Rx Ll
  • Nivagen Pharmac
  • New Horizon Rx
  • Mylan Instituti
  • Mylan
  • Micro Labs USA,
  • Marlex Pharm.
  • Major Pharmaceu
  • Lupin Pharmaceu
  • Legacy Pharmace
  • Kremers/Lannett
  • International L
  • Sandoz
  • Gsms, Inc.
  • Greenstone LLC.
  • Dr.Reddy'S Lab
  • Cipla USA, Inc.
  • Cambridge Thera
  • Biocon Pharma I
  • Avpak
  • Ascend Laborato
  • Apotex Corp
  • Akron Pharma In
  • Accord Healthca
  • AHP

What is Atorvastatin Calcium

Atorvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as "statins." It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol made by the liver. Lowering "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides and raising "good" cholesterol decreases the risk of heart disease and helps prevent strokes and heart attacks. In addition to eating a proper diet (such as a low-cholesterol/low-fat diet), other lifestyle changes that may help this medication work better include exercising, losing weight if overweight, and stopping smoking. Consult your doctor for more details. 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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Common Questions About Atorvastatin Calcium

Yes, Atorvastatin Calcium is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Atorvastatin Calcium was $0.20.

The average dose of Atorvastatin Calcium received per year is 3,639,319,189 units

14,955,893 Medicare beneficiaries received Atorvastatin Calcium in 2021, which was a 0.08% from 2020

There were 61,100,574 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.05% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $13.69

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Atorvastatin Calcium was $55.91

The most expensive manufacturer of Atorvastatin Calcium is Avpak

Nivagen Pharmac is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.10

Apotex Corp received $259,242,417.55

The total amount spent on Atorvastatin Calcium by Medicare is $836,195,879.35

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