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April 2015 Summary of the Most Recent Updates for the Medicare Part D Plan Formularies (Drug Lists) Part 1

Category: Monthly Formulary Changes
Published on 2015-05-06 11:56:34


The most recent (April 2015) Medicare Part D plan formulary data (or drug lists) updates include the addition of 360 new National Drug Codes (NDC) to the Medicare Part D program.  These represent 216 different drugs, many with multiple strengths or delivery forms. The summary below is reflective of all 360 NDCs, However, since there are so many new NDCs we need to break the NDC details chart into two parts. This blog details the first 180 NDCs.  Go to the Part 2 blog for the details of the remaining 180 NDCs.

The NDC uniquely identifies a particular drug, manufacturer, strength, and packaging combination. The NDC is often shown on your prescription bottle as an 11-digit code (see the charts below) or could be formatted as 00000-0000-00 where the first set of numbers identifies the manufacturer, the second set of number identifies the product and strength, and the third set of numbers identifies the packaging.

There are many reasons for NDCs to be added to the Medicare Part D program, a summary is a follows:


Reason for NDC Addition Occurrences
New Delivery Form 10
New Delivery Form and Strength 16
New Drug 76
New Drug and Delivery Form 6
New Drug and Strength 121
New Drug, Manufacturer, Delivery Form and Strength 5
New Drug, Strength and Delivery Form 3
New Manufacturer 6
New Manufacturer and Delivery Form 6
New Manufacturer and Delivery Form and Strength 21
New Manufacturer and Strength 32
New Package 1
New Strength 57
Total New NDCs 360

The following 180 manufacturer / drug / strength / packaging combinations (NDCs) were added to one or more Medicare Part D formularies in the most recent updates. You can click on the Drug Name below to go to our Q1Medicare.com DrugFinder to see the details of how this drug is handled by all Medicare Part D Plans in Florida -- You can then change the state to your state for details in your service area. Go to the Part 2 blog for links to the drug in the remaining 180 new NDCs.

NDC Drug Name Notes
49884001002 ACCOLATE 10 MG TABLET new drug and strength
49884001102 ACCOLATE 20 MG TABLET new drug and strength
13551021001 ACIPHEX SPRINKLE DR 10 MG CAP new manufacturer, strength and delivery form
13551020501 ACIPHEX SPRINKLE DR 5 MG CAP new manufacturer, strength and delivery form
63459050230 ACTIQ 200MCG LOZENGE new strength
57844010501 ADDERALL 5 MG TABLET new strength
00024588236 AFREZZA 30-4 UNIT + 60-8 UNIT new drug and strength
00024587490 AFREZZA 4 UNITS CARTRIDGE INH new drug and strength
00024588463 AFREZZA 60-4 UNIT + 30-8 UNIT new drug and strength
62856079601 AKYNZEO 300-0.5 MG CAPSULE new drug
24658016271 Alendronate sodium 35 mg tab new manufacturer and strength
00409420003 AMINOSYN 7%-ELECTROLYTE SOL new strength
00409416603 Aminosyn RF 600; 429; 462; 726; 535; 726; 726; 330; 165; 528mg/100mL; mg/100mL; mg/100mL; mg/100mL; new strength
49884057511 AMLODIPINE-VALSARTAN 10-160 MG new drug and strength
49884057711 AMLODIPINE-VALSARTAN 10-320 MG new drug and strength
49884057411 AMLODIPINE-VALSARTAN 5-160 MG new drug and strength
49884057611 AMLODIPINE-VALSARTAN 5-320 MG new drug and strength
00093781056 AMLOD-VALSA-HCTZ 10-160-12.5 MG [EXFORGE HCT] new drug and strength
00093703856 AMLOD-VALSA-HCTZ 10-160-25 MG [EXFORGE HCT] new drug and strength
00093780956 AMLOD-VALSA-HCTZ 10-320-25 MG [EXFORGE HCT] new drug and strength
00093780756 AMLOD-VALSA-HCTZ 5-160-12.5 MG [EXFORGE HCT] new drug and strength
00093703756 AMLOD-VALSA-HCTZ 5-160-25 MG [EXFORGE HCT] new drug and strength
00051846231 ANDROGEL 1.62%(1.25G) GEL PCKT new strength
00051846230 ANDROGEL 1.62%(2.5G) GEL PCKT new strength
00051842530 Androgel 10mg/g 30 PACKET in 1 CARTON / 2.5 g in 1 PACKET new package
00051848888 Androgel 10mg/g 2 BOTTLE, PUMP in 1 CARTON / 75 g in 1 BOTTLE, PUMP new strength
00462039430 ApexiCon 0.5mg/g 1 TUBE in 1 CARTON / 30 g in 1 TUBE new manufacturer and strength
00187581230 APLENZIN ER 522 MG TABLET new strength
63717087001 ARBINOXA 4 MG TABLET new drug and delivery form
63717087116 ARBINOXA 4 MG/5 ML LIQUID new drug and delivery form
00173087410 ARNUITY ELLIPTA 100 MCG INH new drug and strength
00173087610 ARNUITY ELLIPTA 200 MCG INH new drug and strength
00085433301 ASMANEX HFA 100 MCG INHALER new drug and strength
00085433401 ASMANEX HFA 200 MCG INHALER new drug and strength
00085134107 ASMANEX TWISTHALER 220 MCG #30 new strength
17478021515 Atropine 1% eye drops new drug
50102012001 AUBRA-28 TABLET new drug
59922063101 AURYXIA 210 MG TABLET new drug
00037663104 AVC 15% CREAM new drug
67979051143 AVEED 750 MG/3 ML VIAL new drug
68152010809 BELEODAQ 500 MG VIAL new drug
00006003330 BELSOMRA 10 MG TABLET new drug and strength
00006032530 BELSOMRA 15 MG TABLET new drug and strength
00006033530 BELSOMRA 20 MG TABLET new drug and strength
00006000530 BELSOMRA 5 MG TABLET new drug and strength
00187519025 BENZACLIN GEL new drug
59385001230 BUNAVAIL 2.1-0.3 MG FILM new drug and strength
59385001430 BUNAVAIL 4.2-0.7 MG FILM new drug and strength
59385001630 BUNAVAIL 6.3-1 MG FILM new drug and strength
59011075704 BUTRANS 7.5 MCG/HR PATCH new drug
00310653004 BYDUREON 2 MG PEN INJECT new delivery form
00310652401 BYETTA 10 MCG DOSE PEN INJ new drug and strength
00310651201 BYETTA 5 MCG DOSE PEN INJ new drug and strength
00456141030 Bystolic 10mg/1 30 TABLET BOTTLE new strength
00456140230 Bystolic 2.5mg/1 30 TABLET BOTTLE new strength
13913001119 CAMBIA 50 MG POWDER PACKET new drug
00187204730 CARDIZEM LA 240 MG TABLET new strength
00187204890 CARDIZEM LA 300 MG TABLET new strength
00093716501 CELECOXIB 100 MG CAPSULE [Celebrex] new drug and strength
00093716601 CELECOXIB 200 MG CAPSULE [Celebrex] new drug and strength
00093717006 CELECOXIB 400 MG CAPSULE [Celebrex] new drug and strength
00093730606 CELECOXIB 50 MG CAPSULE [Celebrex] new drug and strength
58468022001 CERDELGA 84 MG CAPSULE new drug
00069547401 CEREBYX 500 MG PE/10 ML VIAL new drug
50419078901 CIPRO XR 1,000 MG TABLET new strength
50419078801 CIPRO XR 500 MG TABLET new strength
67457045010 Cladribine 10 mg/10 ml vial new drug
16781046275 CLINDAGEL 1% GEL new drug
00338111504 CLINIMIX E 880; 489; 33; 10; 438; 204; 255; 311; 247; 51; 170; 238; 261; 289; 213; 297; 77; 179; 77 new strength
43538095004 Clodan 0.05% shampoo new drug
00024586001 CLOLAR 20 MG/20 ML VIAL new drug
00093301019 CLOZAPINE ODT 100 MG TABLET new strength
00093301101 CLOZAPINE ODT 12.5 MG TABLET new strength
00093301219 CLOZAPINE ODT 25 MG TABLET new strength
00143301801 COLCHICINE 0.6 MG CAPSULE new drug and strength
66993016502 COLCHICINE 0.6 MG TABLET new drug and strength
76218121907 Cyclobenzaprine 7.5 mg tablet new strength
57970010001 DALVANCE 500 MG VIAL new drug
16714044004 DEBLITANE 0.35 MG TABLET new drug
51660057286 Delyla-28 tablet new drug
00037351001 DEMADEX 10 MG TABLET new strength
00037350501 DEMADEX 5 MG TABLET new strength
00187518260 DERMATOP 0.1% CREAM new delivery form
00378729653 DESOGESTR-ETH ESTRAD new drug
52054021610 Dexedrine 10 mg tablet new strength
52054021510 Dexedrine 5 mg tablet new strength
00093555001 DEXMETHYLPHENIDATE ER 5 MG CAP new strength
00378615510 Digitek 125 mcg tablet new drug and strength
00378615610 Digitek 250 mcg tablet new drug and strength
47335067581 DILTIAZEM 24HR ER 120 MG CAP new strength
68084005490 DILTIAZEM 24HR ER 240 MG CAP new strength
68025006630 DIVIGEL 0.5 MG GEL PACKET new drug
63323013017 Doxy 100 vial new drug
00145237105 DUAC 50; 10mg/g; mg/g 1 TUBE in 1 CARTON / 45 g in 1 TUBE new drug
60631004030 EDARBI 40 MG TABLET new manufacturer and strength
60631041230 EDARBYCLOR 40-12.5 MG TABLET new manufacturer and strength
60793043720 EMBEDA ER 100-4 MG CAPSULE new drug and strength
60793043020 EMBEDA ER 20-0.8 MG CAPSULE new drug and strength
60793043120 EMBEDA ER 30-1.2 MG CAPSULE new drug and strength
60793043320 EMBEDA ER 50-2 MG CAPSULE new drug and strength
60793043420 EMBEDA ER 60-2.4 MG CAPSULE new drug and strength
60793043520 EMBEDA ER 80-3.2 MG CAPSULE new drug and strength
00378072301 Enalapril Maleate and Hydrochlorothiazide 10; 25mg/1; mg/1 100 TABLET BOTTLE, PLASTIC new strength
00093578698 ENTECAVIR 0.5 MG TABLET [Baraclude] new drug and strength
00093578756 ENTECAVIR 1 MG TABLET [Baraclude] new drug and strength
51991083675 EPINASTINE HCL 0.05% EYE DROPS new drug
54505010101 Epinephrine 0.15 mg auto-injct new drug
64116012101 ESBRIET 267 MG CAPSULE new drug
00378464426 Estradiol 0.025 mg patch new delivery form and strength
00378464326 Estradiol 0.0375 mg patch new delivery form and strength
00378464226 Estradiol 0.05 mg patch new delivery form and strength
00378464126 Estradiol 0.075 mg patch new delivery form and strength
00378464026 Estradiol 0.1 mg patch new delivery form and strength
40076006100 EVOCLIN 1% FOAM new drug
00078056130 EXFORGE HCT 10-160-12.5 MG TAB new drug and strength
00078056230 EXFORGE HCT 10-160-25 MG TAB new drug and strength
00078056330 EXFORGE HCT 10-320-25 MG TAB new drug and strength
00078055930 EXFORGE HCT 5-160-12.5 MG TAB new drug and strength
00078056030 EXFORGE HCT 5-160-25 MG TAB new drug and strength
16714035901 FALMINA-28 TABLET new drug
00310621030 FARXIGA 10 MG TABLET new manufacturer and strength
00430001005 FEMCON FE CHEWABLE TABLET new drug
60758088005 Fluorometholone 0.1% drops new drug
66530025830 FLUOROURACIL 0.5% CREAM new manufacturer and strength
00093718856 Fluoxetine 10mg/1 30 FILM COATED TABLETS in BOTTLE new manufacturer and strength
00378073593 FLUOXETINE HCL 20 MG TABLET new manufacturer and strength
00185004709 Fosinopril Sodium 40mg/1 90 TABLET BOTTLE new manufacturer and strength
00264935055 FREAMINE HBC INJECTION new drug
00409963104 Furosemide 10mg/mL 10 CARTON in 1 CONTAINER / 1 SYRINGE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON / 4 mL in 1 SYRINGE, P new manufacturer
00574407205 Garamycin 0.3% eye drops new drug
00006410902 GARDASIL SYRINGE new delivery form
00006412102 GARDASIL 9 SYRINGE new delivery form and strength
00006411903 GARDASIL 9 VIAL new strength
00603760602 Gildess 1.5 mg-30 mcg tablet new drug
00228285011 Guanfacine hcl er 1 mg tablet new manufacturer and strength
00228285111 Guanfacine hcl er 2 mg tablet new manufacturer
00228285311 Guanfacine hcl er 3 mg tablet new manufacturer and strength
00228285511 Guanfacine hcl er 4 mg tablet new manufacturer and strength
61958180101 HARVONI 90-400 MG TABLET new drug
00074634702 HUMIRA 10 MG/0.2 ML SYRINGE new delivery form
00713070389 HYCET 7.5 MG-325 MG/15 ML SOLN new drug
13811065710 Hydrocodone Acetaminophen 2.5-325 new manufacturer and strength
53746011005 Hydrocodone Acetaminophen 325; 10mg/1; mg/1 500 TABLET BOTTLE new manufacturer and strength
00406333201 HYDROMORPHONE HCL ER 32 MG TAB new strength
59011027660 HYSINGLA ER 100 MG TABLET new drug and strength
59011027760 HYSINGLA ER 120 MG TABLET new drug and strength
59011027160 HYSINGLA ER 20 MG TABLET new drug and strength
59011027260 HYSINGLA ER 30 MG TABLET new drug and strength
59011027360 HYSINGLA ER 40 MG TABLET new drug and strength
59011027460 HYSINGLA ER 60 MG TABLET new drug and strength
59011027560 HYSINGLA ER 80 MG TABLET new drug and strength
00574402311 ILOTYCIN 0.5% EYE OINTMENT new drug
00173087310 INCRUSE ELLIPTA 62.5 MCG INH new drug
00085435101 INTRON A 18 MILLION UNITS VIAL new strength
00085435201 INTRON A 50 MILLION UNITS VIAL new strength
50458054360 INVOKAMET 150-1,000 MG TABLET new drug and strength
50458054260 INVOKAMET 150-500 MG TABLET new drug and strength
50458054160 INVOKAMET 50-1,000 MG TABLET new drug and strength
50458054060 INVOKAMET 50-500 MG TABLET new drug and strength
49281086088 IPOL SINGLE DOSE SYRINGE new delivery form
42799080601 IVERMECTIN 3 MG TABLET [Stromectol, Sklice] new drug
00597015290 JARDIANCE 10 MG TABLET new drug and strength
00597015390 JARDIANCE 25 MG TABLET new drug and strength
59212065860 KAPVAY ER 0.1 MG TABLET new drug
55724011121 KERYDIN 5% TOPICAL SOLUTION new drug
00006302901 KEYTRUDA 50 MG VIAL new drug
00310612560 KOMBIGLYZE XR 2.5-1,000 MG TAB new drug and strength
00310614530 KOMBIGLYZE XR 5-1,000 MG TAB new drug and strength
00310613530 KOMBIGLYZE XR 5-500 MG TABLET new drug and strength
54838056670 Lamivudine 10 mg/ml oral soln new manufacturer, strength and delivery form
16714040701 LARIN 1.5 MG-30 MCG TABLET new strength
50458092050 LEVAQUIN 250mg/1 50 FILM COATED TABLETS in BOTTLE new strength
00472023516 Levetiracetam 100mg/mL 473 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC new manufacturer
00591363560 Levetiracetam 500mg/1 60 TABLET, FILM COATED, EXTENDED RELEASE in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC new manufacturer
68180011807 LEVETIRACETAM ER 750 MG TABLET new manufacturer
42543071290 LEVOCETIRIZINE 5 MG TABLET new manufacturer
00703906033 Linezolid 600 mg/300 ml iv sol [Zyvox] new drug
62559028001 LITHOBID ER 300 MG TABLET new drug
16781039204 LOCOID 0.1% LOTION new drug and delivery form
16781038915 LOCOID 0.1% OINTMENT new drug and delivery form
Go to the Part 2 blog for links to the remaining NDCs.

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