Fuzeon

Generic name

Enfuvirtide

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$31,647.81

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$61.91

-0.08%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Genentech, Inc.

What is Fuzeon

This drug is used with other HIV medications to help control HIV infection. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better. This lowers your chance of getting HIV complications (such as new infections, cancer) and improves your quality of life. Enfuvirtide is not a cure for HIV infection. To decrease your risk of spreading HIV disease to others, do all of the following: (1) continue to take all HIV medications exactly as prescribed by your doctor, (2) always use an effective barrier method (latex or polyurethane condoms/dental dams) during all sexual activity, and (3) do not share personal items (such as needles/syringes, toothbrushes, and razors) that may have contacted blood or other body fluids. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details. 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 Fuzeon

Yes, Fuzeon is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Fuzeon was $61.91.

The average dose of Fuzeon received per year is 58,368 units

50 Medicare beneficiaries received Fuzeon in 2021, which was a -0.38% from 2020

There were 412 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.37% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $3,840.75

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Fuzeon was $31,647.81

Genentech, Inc. received $1,582,390.50

The total amount spent on Fuzeon by Medicare is $1,582,390.50

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