Macrobid

Generic name

Nitrofurantoin Monohyd/M-Cryst

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$187.35

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$5.69

0.17%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Almatica Pharma

What is Macrobid

This medication is an antibiotic used to treat bladder infections (acute cystitis). It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections. This medication should not be used in infants younger than 1 month old (see also Precautions section). This drug should not be used to treat infections outside the bladder (including kidney infections such as pyelonephritis or perinephric abscesses). 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 Macrobid

Yes, Macrobid is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Macrobid was $5.69.

The average dose of Macrobid received per year is 15,347 units

288 Medicare beneficiaries received Macrobid in 2021, which was a -0.27% from 2020

There were 410 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a -0.31% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $131.60

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Macrobid was $187.35

Almatica Pharma received $53,957.33

The total amount spent on Macrobid by Medicare is $53,957.33

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