Bijuva

Generic name

Estradiol/Progesterone

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$1,162.76

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$7.67

6.99%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Therapeuticsmd

What is Bijuva

This medication contains 2 female hormones: an estrogen (such as conjugated estrogen, estradiol) and a progestin (such as medroxyprogesterone, norethindrone, norgestimate). It is used by women to help reduce symptoms of menopause (such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness). These symptoms are caused by the body making less estrogen. The progestin in this medication helps to reduce the risk of cancer of the uterus which can be caused by using estrogen. Women who have had their uterus removed do not need the progestin and therefore should not use this combination medication. If you are using this medication to treat symptoms only in and around the vagina, products applied directly inside the vagina should be considered before medications that are taken by mouth, absorbed through the skin, or injected. This medication may also be used by women after menopause to prevent bone loss (osteoporosis). However, there are other medications (such as raloxifene, bisphosphonates including alendronate) that are also effective in preventing bone loss and may be safer. These medications should be considered for use before estrogen/progestin treatment. 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 Bijuva

Yes, Bijuva is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Bijuva was $7.67.

The average dose of Bijuva received per year is 16,763 units

307 Medicare beneficiaries received Bijuva in 2021, which was a 0.18% from 2020

There were 1,151 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.45% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $310.14

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Bijuva was $1,162.76

Therapeuticsmd received $356,967.21

The total amount spent on Bijuva by Medicare is $356,967.21

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