Fulvestrant

Generic name

Fulvestrant

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$7,748.68

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$121.78

-13.08%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Fresenius Kabi
  • Glenmark Pharma
  • Athenex Pharmac
  • Bluepoint Labor
  • Amneal Bioscien
  • Sagent Pharmace
  • Dr.Reddy'S Lab
  • Astrazeneca Lp/
  • Northstar Rx Ll
  • Bluepoint/Oncop
  • Accord Healthca
  • Actavis/Teva
  • Meitheal Pharma
  • Mylan/Auromedic
  • Sandoz
  • Sandoz/Novaplus

What is Fulvestrant

Fulvestrant is used to treat certain types of breast cancer. Breast cancer cells need the hormone estrogen in order to grow. Fulvestrant works by blocking the effect of estrogen, slowing tumor cell growth. 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.

Drug Trends

*Origin of the terms and chart data used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/

Common Questions About Fulvestrant

Yes, Fulvestrant is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Fulvestrant was $121.78.

The average dose of Fulvestrant received per year is 18,816 units

721 Medicare beneficiaries received Fulvestrant in 2021, which was a 0.07% from 2020

There were 4,235 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.16% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $1,319.20

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Fulvestrant was $7,748.68

The most expensive manufacturer of Fulvestrant is Northstar Rx Ll

Astrazeneca Lp/ is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $32.97

Amneal Bioscien received $1,427,631.74

The total amount spent on Fulvestrant by Medicare is $5,586,796.20

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