Casodex

Generic name

Bicalutamide

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$8,912.09

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$83.12

-9.34%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Ani Pharmaceuti

What is Casodex

Bicalutamide is used to treat prostate cancer. This medication works by blocking the action of male hormones in the prostate, slowing the growth of cancer cells. This medication should not be used in women and children. 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 Casodex

Yes, Casodex is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Casodex was $83.12.

The average dose of Casodex received per year is 5,484 units

73 Medicare beneficiaries received Casodex in 2021, which was a 0.59% from 2020

There were 186 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.03% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $3,497.76

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Casodex was $8,912.09

Ani Pharmaceuti received $650,582.77

The total amount spent on Casodex by Medicare is $650,582.77

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