Aygestin

Generic name

Norethindrone Acetate

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$804.77

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$5.80

10.35%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Teva Women's He

What is Aygestin

This medication is used to treat women with abnormal bleeding from the uterus. It is also used to treat women who have stopped having menstrual periods for several months (amenorrhea) but who are not pregnant or going through menopause. In addition, this medication is used to treat a condition (endometriosis) in which tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus is found outside the uterus in the abdomen/pelvic area, causing painful/irregular periods. Norethindrone is a type of female hormone (progestin). It is like the hormone progesterone that your body makes naturally. This medication works by stopping the normal growth of the uterus lining during the menstrual cycle and signaling hormone changes in the uterus to restore normal menstrual periods. This medication must not be used to test for pregnancy. Progestins are not effective in preventing miscarriages. 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 Aygestin

Yes, Aygestin is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Aygestin was $5.80.

The average dose of Aygestin received per year is 1,426 units

14 Medicare beneficiaries received Aygestin in 2017

There were 22 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.39% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $202.31

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Aygestin was $804.77

Teva Women's He received $4,450.86

The total amount spent on Aygestin by Medicare is $4,450.86

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