Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide

Generic name

Bisoprolol/Hydrochlorothiazide

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$151.94

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.45

-4.44%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Unichem Pharmac
  • Teva USA
  • Sandoz
  • Mylan
  • Edenbridge Phar

What is Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide

This combination medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This product contains two medications. Bisoprolol is a beta blocker that works by blocking the effect of certain natural chemicals (e.g., epinephrine) on the heart and blood vessels. This slows your heartbeat, lowers blood pressure, and reduces strain on the heart. Hydrochlorothiazide is a "water pill" (diuretic) that works by increasing the amount of urine that you make. This causes your body to get rid of extra salt and water, which probably helps to relax the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily. These two drugs are used together when one medication is not controlling your blood pressure. Using these two drugs together can also reduce the amount of each drug you must take, thereby decreasing the chances of side effects. 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 Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide

Yes, Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide was $0.45.

The average dose of Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide received per year is 54,099,363 units

157,302 Medicare beneficiaries received Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide in 2021, which was a -0.02% from 2020

There were 646,225 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.06% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $36.98

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide was $151.94

The most expensive manufacturer of Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide is Mylan

Unichem Pharmac is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.41

Unichem Pharmac received $11,228,673.93

The total amount spent on Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide by Medicare is $23,899,832.13

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