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  • Alembic Pharmac
  • Aurobindo Pharm
  • Winthrop US
  • Westminster Pha
  • Solco Healthcar
  • Macleods Pharma
  • Lupin Pharmaceu
  • Jubilant Cadist
  • Hisun Pharmaceu
  • Camber Pharmace

What is Irbesartan

Irbesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Irbesartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily. 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 Irbesartan

Yes, Irbesartan is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Irbesartan was $0.43.

The average dose of Irbesartan received per year is 150,589,023 units

565,920 Medicare beneficiaries received Irbesartan in 2021, which was a 0% from 2020

There were 2,333,094 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.02% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $32.36

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Irbesartan was $133.42

The most expensive manufacturer of Irbesartan is Lupin Pharmaceu

Winthrop US is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.28

Macleods Pharma received $24,162,219.00

The total amount spent on Irbesartan by Medicare is $75,505,064.16

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