Durezol

Generic name

Difluprednate

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$434.33

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$42.79

5.83%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Alcon/Novartis

What is Durezol

This medication is used to treat swelling and pain after eye surgery. It may also be used to treat a certain serious eye problem (endogenous anterior uveitis). This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. 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 Durezol

Yes, Durezol is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Durezol was $42.79.

The average dose of Durezol received per year is 2,392,906 units

114,679 Medicare beneficiaries received Durezol in 2021, which was a -0.32% from 2020

There were 213,631 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.31% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $233.15

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Durezol was $434.33

Alcon/Novartis received $49,809,093.89

The total amount spent on Durezol by Medicare is $49,809,093.89

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