Blephamide

Generic name

Sulfacetamide/Prednisolone

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$342.22

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$33.45

6.04%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Allergan Inc.

What is Blephamide

This medication is used to prevent or treat eye infections and to treat swelling in the eye. This product contains an antibiotic (sulfacetamide) that stops the growth of bacteria and a corticosteroid (prednisolone) that reduces inflammation. This medication treats only bacterial eye infections. It will not work for other types of eye infections. Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness. 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 Blephamide

Yes, Blephamide is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Blephamide was $33.45.

The average dose of Blephamide received per year is 18,344 units

821 Medicare beneficiaries received Blephamide in 2021, which was a -0.37% from 2020

There were 1,204 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.33% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $233.35

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Blephamide was $342.22

Allergan Inc. received $280,958.92

The total amount spent on Blephamide by Medicare is $280,958.92

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