Diltiazem HCl

Generic name

Diltiazem HCl

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$133.55

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.32

-4.36%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Teva USA
  • Mylan Instituti
  • Oceanside Pharm
  • Mylan
  • Mckesson Packag
  • Edenbridge Phar

What is Diltiazem HCl

Diltiazem is used to prevent chest pain (angina). It may help to increase your ability to exercise and decrease how often you may get angina attacks. Diltiazem is called a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels in the body and heart and lowers the heart rate. Blood can flow more easily and your heart works less hard to pump blood. 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 Diltiazem HCl

Yes, Diltiazem HCl is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Diltiazem HCl was $0.32.

The average dose of Diltiazem HCl received per year is 94,798,516 units

206,818 Medicare beneficiaries received Diltiazem HCl in 2021, which was a -0.02% from 2020

There were 777,407 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.08% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $35.53

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Diltiazem HCl was $133.55

The most expensive manufacturer of Diltiazem HCl is Mylan

Mckesson Packag is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.23

Teva USA received $18,579,327.03

The total amount spent on Diltiazem HCl by Medicare is $27,620,446.83

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