Marinol

Generic name

Dronabinol

Covered by Medicare

Yes

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Average Annual Cost per Beneficiary

$4,340.02

Average cost per year*

Average Annual Cost per Dose

$25.66

-22.96%

Average cost per beneficiary*

Manufacturer(s)

  • Thepharmanetwor

What is Marinol

Dronabinol is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer chemotherapy. It is usually used when other drugs to control nausea and vomiting have not been successful. Dronabinol is also used to treat loss of appetite and weight loss in patients with HIV infection. Dronabinol (also called THC) is a man-made form of the active natural substance in marijuana (cannabis). 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 Marinol

Yes, Marinol is covered by Medicare.

In 2021, the average cost per dose of Marinol was $25.66.

The average dose of Marinol received per year is 995 units

22 Medicare beneficiaries received Marinol in 2021, which was a -0.54% from 2020

There were 62 claims made by Medicare beneficiaries, which is a 1.95% from 2020

The average spending amount per claim in 2021 was $1,540.01

The average Medicare spending per beneficiary amount for Marinol was $4,340.02

Thepharmanetwor received $95,480.41

The total amount spent on Marinol by Medicare is $95,480.41

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