Emoquette

Generic name

Desogestrel-Ethinyl Estradiol

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$118.52

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.58

-0.05%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Par Pharm.

What is Emoquette

This combination hormone medication is used to prevent pregnancy. It contains 2 hormones: a progestin and an estrogen. It works mainly by preventing the release of an egg (ovulation) during your menstrual cycle. It also makes vaginal fluid thicker to help prevent sperm from reaching an egg (fertilization) and changes the lining of the uterus (womb) to prevent attachment of a fertilized egg. If a fertilized egg does not attach to the uterus, it passes out of the body. Besides preventing pregnancy, birth control pills may make your periods more regular, decrease blood loss and painful periods, decrease your risk of ovarian cysts, and also treat acne. Using this medication does not protect you or your partner against sexually transmitted diseases (such as HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia). 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 Emoquette

Yes, Emoquette is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Emoquette was $0.58.

The average dose of Emoquette received per year is 8,926 units

85 Medicare beneficiaries received Emoquette in 2021, which was a -0.34% from 2020

There were 401 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.2% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $25.12

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Emoquette was $118.52

Par Pharm. received $10,074.43

The total amount spent on Emoquette by Medicare is $10,074.43

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