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  • Teva USA
  • Prasco Labs
  • Perrigo/Padagis
  • Taro Pharm USA
  • Edenbridge Phar

What is IVermectin

This medication is used to treat certain parasitic roundworm infections. Curing parasitic infections helps to improve your quality of life. In people with weakened defense (immune) systems, curing roundworm infections can reduce the risk of developing a severe or life-threatening infection. Ivermectin belongs to a class of drugs known as antihelmintics. It works by paralyzing and killing parasites. 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 IVermectin

Yes, IVermectin is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of IVermectin was $3.88.

The average dose of IVermectin received per year is 1,819,131 units

186,161 Medicare beneficiaries received IVermectin in 2021, which was a 1.43% from 2020

There were 265,768 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 1.59% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $88.41

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for IVermectin was $126.22

The most expensive manufacturer of IVermectin is Prasco Labs

Taro Pharm USA is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $1.79

Edenbridge Phar received $19,587,341.98

The total amount spent on IVermectin by Medicare is $23,497,785.55

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