Isopto Carpine

Generic name

Pilocarpine HCl

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$256.39

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$6.03

-2.71%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Alcon/Novartis

What is Isopto Carpine

This medication is used alone or with other medications to treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma or other eye diseases (e.g., ocular hypertension). Lowering high pressure inside the eye helps to prevent blindness, vision loss, and nerve damage. This medication may also be used during certain eye surgeries and to reverse the effects of drugs used to enlarge the pupil (e.g., during an eye exam). Pilocarpine works by causing the pupil of the eye to shrink and decreasing the amount of fluid within the eye. 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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*Origin of the terms and chart data used within this page: https://data.cms.gov/

Common Questions About Isopto Carpine

Yes, Isopto Carpine is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Isopto Carpine was $6.03.

The average dose of Isopto Carpine received per year is 6,111 units

43 Medicare beneficiaries received Isopto Carpine in 2021, which was a -0.54% from 2020

There were 96 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.55% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $114.84

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Isopto Carpine was $256.39

Alcon/Novartis received $11,024.78

The total amount spent on Isopto Carpine by Medicare is $11,024.78

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