Losartan Potassium

Generic name

Losartan Potassium

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$54.76

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$0.17

3.77%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Zydus Pharmaceu
  • West-Ward/Hikma
  • Torrent Pharmac
  • Strides Pharma
  • Sandoz
  • Rising Pharm
  • Micro Labs USA,
  • Mckesson Packag
  • Major Pharmaceu
  • Macleods Pharma
  • Lupin Pharmaceu
  • Solco Healthcar
  • Xlcare Pharmace
  • Legacy Pharmace
  • Jubilant Cadist
  • Camber Pharmace
  • Bryant Ranch Pr
  • Avpak
  • Avet Pharmaceut
  • Aurobindo Pharm
  • Aphena Pharma S
  • Alembic Pharmac
  • AHP

What is Losartan Potassium

Losartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes. 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. Losartan belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily. 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 Potassium

Yes, Losartan Potassium is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Losartan Potassium was $0.17.

The average dose of Losartan Potassium received per year is 1,874,008,480 units

7,174,226 Medicare beneficiaries received Losartan Potassium in 2021, which was a 0.05% from 2020

There were 29,424,165 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 0.02% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $13.35

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Losartan Potassium was $54.76

The most expensive manufacturer of Losartan Potassium is AHP

Rising Pharm is the least expensive manufacturer with an Average Spending Per Dosage Unit of $0.12

Aurobindo Pharm received $149,851,041.26

The total amount spent on Losartan Potassium by Medicare is $392,886,344.67

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