Evekeo

Generic name

Amphetamine Sulfate

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$2,335.48

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$6.95

7.22%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Arbor Pharmaceu

What is Evekeo

This medication is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - ADHD. It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain. Amphetamine belongs to a class of drugs known as stimulants. It can help increase your ability to pay attention, stay focused on an activity, and control behavior problems. It may also help you to organize your tasks and improve listening skills. This medication is also used to treat a certain sleeping disorder (narcolepsy) to help you stay awake during the day. It should not be used to treat tiredness or to hold off sleep in people who do not have a sleep disorder. Amphetamine may also be used along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet to help significantly overweight (obese) people lose weight. It should only be used for a short time (a few weeks) in people who have not lost enough weight with other treatments (such as dieting, other drugs, group programs). It may work by decreasing your appetite. 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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Common Questions About Evekeo

Yes, Evekeo is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Evekeo was $6.95.

The average dose of Evekeo received per year is 36,624 units

46 Medicare beneficiaries received Evekeo in 2021, which was a -0.18% from 2020

There were 183 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.23% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $587.06

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Evekeo was $2,335.48

Arbor Pharmaceu received $107,432.18

The total amount spent on Evekeo by Medicare is $107,432.18

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