Bimatoprost

Generic name

Bimatoprost

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$554.83

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$33.80

-2.26%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Somerset Therap
  • Lupin Pharmaceu
  • Hi-Tech/Akorn C
  • Fosun Pharma Us
  • Alembic Pharmac*
  • Apotex Corp

What is Bimatoprost

Bimatoprost is used to treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma (open-angle type) or other eye diseases (e.g., ocular hypertension). Lowering high pressure inside the eye can help prevent blindness. This medication works by regulating the flow of fluid within the eye to maintain a normal pressure. 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 Bimatoprost

Yes, Bimatoprost is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Bimatoprost was $33.80.

The average dose of Bimatoprost received per year is 125,608 units

10,365 Medicare beneficiaries received Bimatoprost in 2021, which was a 0.27% from 2020

There were 34,469 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.24% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $166.84

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Bimatoprost was $554.83

The most expensive manufacturer of Bimatoprost is Somerset Therap

Fosun Pharma Us is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $20.23

Somerset Therap received $2,330,399.25

The total amount spent on Bimatoprost by Medicare is $5,750,786.97

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