Generic name

Aminolevulinic Acid HCl

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary


Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose



Average cost per beneficiary*


  • Dusa/Sun Pharma

What is Levulan

Levulan is a prescription medication used in combination with photodynamic therapy (PDT) for the treatment of actinic keratosis, a skin condition caused by sun exposure. It contains the active ingredient aminolevulinic acid (ALA) and is typically applied to the affected skin before PDT. Levulan enhances the effects of PDT in treating actinic keratosis, but it does not provide a cure for all skin conditions. Treatment with Levulan and PDT should be supervised by a healthcare provider, and regular skin examinations are important. This summary offers an overview and may not encompass all available information about the product. It does not guarantee the product's safety, effectiveness, or suitability for your specific situation. Consult your healthcare professional for comprehensive information and individualized recommendations.

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Common Questions About Levulan

Yes, Levulan is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Levulan was $380.23.

The average dose of Levulan received per year is 364 units

303 Medicare beneficiaries received Levulan in 2021, which was a 0.23% from 2020

There were 357 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.22% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $451.59

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Levulan was $532.08

Dusa/Sun Pharma received $161,219.36

The total amount spent on Levulan by Medicare is $161,219.36

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