Bupivacaine HCl

Generic name

Bupivacaine HCl

Covered by Medicare


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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary


Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose



Average cost per beneficiary*


  • Hospira/Pfizer
  • Auromedics Phar

What is Bupivacaine HCl

Bupivacaine hydrochloride is a prescription local anesthetic used for various medical procedures, including surgery and dental work. It helps block pain signals in nerves. However, it is important to note that Bupivacaine HCl does not provide a cure for underlying medical conditions. To use it effectively and safely, follow the instructions provided by your healthcare professional. Proper pain management and anesthesia are important for medical procedures. This summary provides a general overview and may not encompass all available information about the product. It does not guarantee the product's safety, effectiveness, or suitability for your specific needs. Consult your healthcare professional for comprehensive information and individualized guidance.

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Common Questions About Bupivacaine HCl

Yes, Bupivacaine HCl is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Bupivacaine HCl was $0.06.

The average dose of Bupivacaine HCl received per year is 54,985 units

110 Medicare beneficiaries received Bupivacaine HCl in 2021, which was a -0.02% from 2020

There were 186 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.1% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $16.68

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Bupivacaine HCl was $28.20

The most expensive manufacturer of Bupivacaine HCl is Auromedics Phar

Hospira/Pfizer is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.06

Hospira/Pfizer received $2,473.45

The total amount spent on Bupivacaine HCl by Medicare is $3,102.15

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