Lidocaine-Prilocaine

Generic name

Lidocaine/Prilocaine

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$59.30

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.47

0.12%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Teligent Pharma
  • Sola Pharmaceut
  • Mckesson Packag
  • Major Pharmaceu
  • Hi-Tech/Akorn C
  • Fougera/Sandoz
  • Amneal Pharmace
  • Actavis/Teva

What is Lidocaine-Prilocaine

This medication contains 2 amide-type local anesthetics, lidocaine and prilocaine. It is used on normal, unbroken skin or on the outer genital area to prevent pain before certain procedures such as inserting a needle, skin grafts, or skin laser surgery. It works by temporarily numbing the skin and surrounding area. Do not use this product in the ears. If this product alone cannot completely numb the area being treated, it may be used to numb the area before a lidocaine injection is given to provide enough pain relief for certain procedures (e.g., removal of genital warts). 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 Lidocaine-Prilocaine

Yes, Lidocaine-Prilocaine is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Lidocaine-Prilocaine was $0.47.

The average dose of Lidocaine-Prilocaine received per year is 41,376,460 units

172,416 Medicare beneficiaries received Lidocaine-Prilocaine in 2021, which was a 0.01% from 2020

There were 324,569 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.04% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $31.50

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Lidocaine-Prilocaine was $59.30

The most expensive manufacturer of Lidocaine-Prilocaine is Teligent Pharma

Mckesson Packag is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.31

Hi-Tech/Akorn C received $5,028,644.84

The total amount spent on Lidocaine-Prilocaine by Medicare is $10,224,311.02

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