Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide

Generic name

Losartan/Hydrochlorothiazide

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$98.84

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.34

-48.38%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Unichem Pharmac
  • Torrent Pharmac
  • Teva USA
  • Solco Healthcar
  • Sandoz
  • Rising Pharm
  • Northstar Rx Ll
  • Macleods Pharma
  • Lupin Pharmaceu
  • Jubilant Cadist
  • Aurobindo Pharm
  • Alembic Pharmac
  • Acetris Health

What is Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide

This drug is used to treat high blood pressure. It is also used to lower the risk of strokes in patients with high blood pressure and an enlarged heart. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This product contains two medications: losartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Losartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) and works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily. Hydrochlorothiazide is a "water pill" (diuretic) that causes you to make more urine, which helps your body get rid of extra salt and water. 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 Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide

Yes, Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide was $0.34.

The average dose of Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide received per year is 400,262,453 units

1,241,515 Medicare beneficiaries received Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide in 2021, which was a 0.11% from 2020

There were 4,675,200 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.16% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $26.25

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide was $98.84

The most expensive manufacturer of Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide is Alembic Pharmac

Acetris Health is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.07

Aurobindo Pharm received $56,989,692.14

The total amount spent on Losartan-Hydrochlorothiazide by Medicare is $122,708,534.83

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