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  • Oceanside Pharm
  • Upsher-Smith La
  • Mylan
  • Ani Pharmaceuti
  • West-Ward/Hikma
  • Amneal Pharmace

What is Bexarotene

Bexarotene is used to treat skin problems from a certain type of cancer (cutaneous T-cell lymphoma-CTCL). It belongs to a class of drugs called retinoids (vitamin A derivatives). Bexarotene works by slowing or stopping the growth of cells. 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 Bexarotene

Yes, Bexarotene is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Bexarotene was $114.52.

The average dose of Bexarotene received per year is 385,931 units

597 Medicare beneficiaries received Bexarotene in 2021, which was a 0.03% from 2020

There were 4,148 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.05% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $11,700.92

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Bexarotene was $81,298.82

The most expensive manufacturer of Bexarotene is Oceanside Pharm

Ani Pharmaceuti is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $43.94

Oceanside Pharm received $17,967,544.15

The total amount spent on Bexarotene by Medicare is $48,535,397.87

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