Climara

Generic name

Estradiol

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$709.82

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$18.82

3.74%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Bayer,Pharm Div

What is Climara

This medication is a female hormone (estrogen). It is used by women to help reduce symptoms of menopause (such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness). These symptoms are caused by the body making less estrogen. If you are using this medication to treat symptoms only in and around the vagina, products applied directly inside the vagina should be considered before medications that are taken by mouth, absorbed through the skin, or injected. This medication may also be used by women who are not able to produce enough estrogen (for example, due to hypogonadism, primary ovarian failure). Certain estrogen products may also be used by women after menopause to prevent bone loss (osteoporosis). However, there are other medications (such as raloxifene, bisphosphonates including alendronate) that are also effective in preventing bone loss and may be safer. These medications should be considered for use before estrogen treatment. 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 Climara

Yes, Climara is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Climara was $18.82.

The average dose of Climara received per year is 305,675 units

8,017 Medicare beneficiaries received Climara in 2021, which was a -0.04% from 2020

There were 29,129 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.08% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $195.36

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Climara was $709.82

Bayer,Pharm Div received $5,690,657.16

The total amount spent on Climara by Medicare is $5,690,657.16

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