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

Category: Monthly Formulary Changes
Published on 2015-07-17 19:38:48


The most recent (July 2015) Medicare Part D plan formulary data (or drug lists) updates include the addition of 96 new National Drug Codes (NDC) to the Medicare Part D program.  These represent 71 different drugs, many with multiple strengths. The medication Fentanyl, the generic for Duragesic was added to many Medicare Part D formularies in July including three different strengths.  As note, the June, 2015 dataset included no new medications.

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 4
New Delivery Form and Strength 2
New Drug 27
New Drug and Strength 27
New Drug, Manufacturer and Strength 2
New Manufacturer 5
New Manufacturer and Delivery Form 2
New Manufacturer and Package Size 2
New Manufacturer and Strength 11
New Package Size
1
New Strength 13
Total New NDCs 96

The following 96 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.

NDC Drug Name Notes
57844011701 ADDERALL 7.5 MG TABLET New Strength
00703301513 ADRUCIL 50mg/mL 10 VIAL in 1 TRAY / 10 mL in 1 VIAL New Drug
00409268901 AMPICILLIN-SULBACTAM FOR INJECTION New Manufacturer and Strength
00187581030 APLENZIN ER 174 MG TABLET New Strength
00187581130 APLENZIN ER 348 MG TABLET New Strength
55513009804 ARANESP 10 MCG/0.4 ML SYRINGE New Strength
68462064691 Ashlyna 0.15-0.03-0.01 mg tablet New Drug
00024585130 AVAPRO 150 MG TABLET New Strength
00024585290 AVAPRO 300 MG TABLET New Strength
45802037632 Betamethasone Dipropionate 0.5mg/g 1 TUBE in 1 CARTON / 50 g in 1 TUBE New Manufacturer and Strength
00115952201 BETHANECHOL 10 MG TABLET New Strength
00115951101 BETHANECHOL 5 MG TABLET New Strength
46028011402 BEXSERO PREFILLED SYRINGE New Drug
00023392102 BOTOX 200[USP'U]/1 1 VIAL in 1 CARTON / 1 INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SOLUTION in 1 VIAL New Strength
00310652004 BYDUREON 2 MG VIAL New Delivery Form
00264319311 CEFEPIME HYDROCHLORIDE AND DEXTROSE 1g/50mL 24 CONTAINER in 1 CASE New Manufacturer
00264319511 CEFEPIME HYDROCHLORIDE AND DEXTROSE 2g/50mL 24 CONTAINER in 1 CASE New Manufacturer
00069046912 Chantix 1.0mg/1 56 FILM COATED TABLETS in BOX New Package Size
00574206304 CLOBETASOL PROP 0.05% SPRAY New Manufacturer and Delivery Form
00095004950 CORMAX 0.05% SOLUTION New Drug
52544025524 CRINONE 4% GEL New Drug and Strength
52544025612 CRINONE 8% GEL New Drug and Strength
10885000101 DAUNOXOME 50 MG (2 MG/ML) VIAL New Drug
55566502001 Desmopressin Acetate 0.1mg/mL 1 VIAL in 1 CARTON / 2.5 mL in 1 VIAL New Manufacturer and Strength
68682035710 Dihydroergotamine 4 mg/ml spray New Manufacturer and Strength
62756044581 DONEPEZIL HCL 10 MG TABLET New Manufacturer
62756044018 DONEPEZIL HCL 5 MG TABLET New Manufacturer
00037480235 ELESTRIN 0.06% GEL New Drug
50102091101 ELLA 30 MG TABLET New Drug
00093645198 ESOMEPRAZOLE DR 49.3 MG CAPSULE [Nexium] New Manufacturer and Strength
00574087205 ESTRADIOL VALERATE 40mg/mL 1 VIAL, MULTI-DOSE per CARTON / 5 mL in 1 VIAL, MULTI-DOSE New Strength
10631010160 Exelderm 10mg/g 60 g in 1 TUBE New Delivery Form and Strength
00078065006 FARYDAK 10 MG CAPSULE New Drug and Strength
00078065106 FARYDAK 15 MG CAPSULE New Drug and Strength
00078065206 FARYDAK 20 MG CAPSULE New Drug and Strength
00378912598 FENTANYL 37.5 MCG/HR PATCH [DURAGESIC] New Drug and Strength
00378912698 FENTANYL 62.5 MCG/HR PATCH [DURAGESIC] New Drug and Strength
00378912798 FENTANYL 87.5 MCG/HR PATCH [DURAGESIC] New Drug and Strength
61953000501 FLEBOGAMMA DIF INJECTION New Drug
76125090001 GAMMAKED 1 GRAM/10 ML VIAL New Drug
25021082761 IBANDRONATE 3 MG/3 ML Syringe [Boniva] New Manufacturer and Delivery Form
76189053430 ICLUSIG 45 MG TABLET New Drug
62856071005 LENVIMA 10 MG DAILY DOSE New Drug and Strength
62856071405 LENVIMA 14 MG DAILY DOSE New Drug and Strength
62856072005 LENVIMA 20 MG DAILY DOSE New Drug and Strength
62856072405 LENVIMA 24 MG DAILY DOSE New Drug and Strength
47335093640 Leuprolide 2wk 1 mg/0.2 ml kit New Drug
67457026510 LEVETIRACETAM-NACL 1,000 MG/100 ML New Manufacturer and Strength
67457026610 LEVETIRACETAM-NACL 1,500 MG/100 ML New Manufacturer and Strength
67457025510 LEVETIRACETAM-NACL 500 MG/100 ML New Manufacturer and Strength
51285012797 LOESTRIN 21 1.5/30 TABLET New Drug and Strength
51285013197 LOESTRIN 21 1/20 TABLET New Drug and Strength
51285012870 LOESTRIN FE 1.5/30 TABLET New Drug and Strength
51285012570 LOESTRIN FE 1/20 TABLET New Drug and Strength
00430054050 MINASTRIN 24 FE CHEWABLE TABLET New Drug
00004040509 MIRCERA 200 MCG/0.3 ML SYRINGE New Strength
00456430001 MONUROL 3 GM SACHET New Drug
00310196930 MOVANTIK 12.5 MG TABLET New Drug and Strength
00310197030 MOVANTIK 25 MG TABLET New Drug and Strength
47781015475 NAPROXEN SODIUM CR 500 MG TABLET New Manufacturer and Strength
63481023901 NATESTO NASAL 5.5 MG/0.122 GM New Drug
52544015726 NUVESSA VAGINAL 1.3% GEL New Drug
66993083932 OMEGA-3 ETHYL ESTERS 1 GM CAPSULE [Lovaza] New Manufacturer
00409112011 ONDANSETRON 4 MG/2 ML ISECURE New Manufacturer and Strength
59572063255 OTEZLA 28 DAY STARTER PACK New Strength
00482006101 PAMINE 2.5MG TABLET New Drug
00482006206 PAMINE FORTE 5MG TABLET New Drug
10370025211 Pramipexole ER 0.75 mg tablet New Drug, Manufacturer and Strength
10370025311 Pramipexole ER 1.5 mg tablet New Drug, Manufacturer and Strength
00088210003 PRIFTIN 150MG TABLET New Drug
65649055103 RELISTOR 12 MG/0.6 ML SYRINGE New Delivery Form
65649055204 RELISTOR 8 MG/0.4 ML SYRINGE New Delivery Form and Strength
00062019011 Retin-A MICRO 0.1mg/g 1 BOTTLE, PUMP in 1 CARTON / 50 g in 1 BOTTLE, PUMP New Manufacturer and Strength
49884031191 Risperidone 0.5mg/1 7 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON / 4 TABLET, ORALLY DISINTEGRATING in 1 BLISTER PACK New Manufacturer and Package Size
51079034605 Risperidone 2mg/1 20 BLISTER PACK in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE / 1 TABLET, ORALLY DISINTEGRATING in 1 BLISTE New Manufacturer and Package Size
44087108801 SAIZEN 8.8 MG VIAL New Delivery Form
00409508216 TAZICEF 1GM VIAL New Drug and Strength
00409508451 TAZICEF 2 GM/VIAL INJECTION New Drug and Strength
00409508651 TAZICEF 6 GM/VIAL INJECTION New Drug and Strength
11584003001 Tencon 50-325 mg tablet New Drug
49281021515 TENIVAC SYRINGE New Drug
50458053601 TERAZOL 3 CREAM New Drug
50458053501 TERAZOL 7 CREAM New Drug
55111025090 Terbinafine HCl 250 MG Tablet New Drug
00591412879 TESTOSTERONE CYPIONATE 2,000 MG/10 ML New Drug
00024586903 TOUJEO SOLOSTAR 300 UNITS/ML New Drug
68462029401 TRANDOLAPRIL-VERAPAMIL ER 1-240 MG New Drug and Strength
68462029501 TRANDOLAPRIL-VERAPAMIL ER 2-180 MG New Drug and Strength
68462029601 TRANDOLAPRIL-VERAPAMIL ER 2-240 MG New Drug and Strength
68462032901 TRANDOLAPRIL-VERAPAMIL ER 4-240 MG New Drug and Strength
49281079051 TYPHIM VI 25 MCG/0.5 ML SYRINGE New Delivery Form
62559031020 VANCOCIN HCL 125 MG CAPSULE New Drug and Strength
62559031120 VANCOCIN HCL 250 MG CAPSULE New Drug and Strength
55111011381 ZENATANE 30 MG CAPSULE New Strength
40076071545 ZONALON 5% CREAM New Drug
00002763511 ZYPREXA Relprevv 1 KIT in 1 CARTON New Drug

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