Benzamycin

Generic name

Erythromycin/Benzoyl Peroxide

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$231.55

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$1.33

-6.85%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Bausch Health U

What is Benzamycin

This product is used to treat moderate acne. It helps to reduce the number of pimples. This medication is a combination of 2 drugs. Erythromycin works by stopping the growth of acne-causing bacteria. It belongs to a class of drugs known as macrolide antibiotics. Benzoyl peroxide also kills acne-causing bacteria and causes the top layer of skin to dry and peel off so that new skin can form. This product also contains alcohol which helps to dry extra oils from the skin. 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 Benzamycin

Yes, Benzamycin is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Benzamycin was $1.33.

The average dose of Benzamycin received per year is 1,439 units

25 Medicare beneficiaries received Benzamycin in 2019, which was a 1.27% from 2018

There were 19 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.27% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $81.77

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Benzamycin was $231.55

Bausch Health U received $1,553.64

The total amount spent on Benzamycin by Medicare is $1,553.64

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