Dexilant

Generic name

Dexlansoprazole

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$2,738.88

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$10.60

8.03%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Takeda Pharmace

What is Dexilant

Dexlansoprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. This medication helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus. Dexlansoprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). 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 Dexilant

Yes, Dexilant is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Dexilant was $10.60.

The average dose of Dexilant received per year is 66,053,810 units

246,701 Medicare beneficiaries received Dexilant in 2021, which was a -0.04% from 2020

There were 1,292,991 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.06% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $522.57

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Dexilant was $2,738.88

Takeda Pharmace received $675,684,020.42

The total amount spent on Dexilant by Medicare is $675,684,020.42

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