Generic name

Griseofulvin, Microsize

Covered by Medicare


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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary


Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose



Average cost per beneficiary*


  • Sigmapharm Labo
  • Sandoz
  • Rising Pharm
  • Cipla USA, Inc.
  • Chartwell Rx Ll
  • Actavis/Teva

What is Griseofulvin

This medication is used to treat fungal infections of the skin, hair, and nails that do not respond to creams/lotions. Clearing such infections will get rid of symptoms such as itching, red/peeling/scaly skin, and discolored nails. This medication works by stopping the growth of fungi. It does not treat infections due to bacteria or yeast. 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 Griseofulvin

Yes, Griseofulvin is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Griseofulvin was $5.87.

The average dose of Griseofulvin received per year is 414,263 units

3,203 Medicare beneficiaries received Griseofulvin in 2021, which was a 0.01% from 2020

There were 5,401 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.01% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $232.51

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Griseofulvin was $392.07

The most expensive manufacturer of Griseofulvin is Sigmapharm Labo

Cipla USA, Inc. is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.29

Sandoz received $732,867.99

The total amount spent on Griseofulvin by Medicare is $1,255,796.53

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