49 New Generic drugs

2017 Medicare Part D drug lists updated with 283 new drugs!

Medicare Part D rules allow insurance companies to update their prescription drug lists throughout the plan year and in the past few months, 283 new medications have been added to many drug plans. The April 2017 formulary data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) included 380 new national drug codes representing 250 drugs. The May 2017 CMS formulary data included 43 new drug codes representing 33 drugs.

Medicare's Formulary Browser, located at Medicare.gov has also been updated with the April and May 2017 Medicare Part D formulary data.

49 New Generic drugs added!

These additions to the Medicare Part D insurance plans included a total of 25 new generic equivalent medications that represent 48 generic drug combinations. Some interesting additions to the 2017 drug lists include:

GLYBURIDE 1.25 MG / METFORMIN HYDROCHLORIDE 250 MG ORAL TABLET [Glucovance]

LOPINAVIR-RITONAVIR 80-20MG/ML [Kaletra] 

ABACAVIR-LAMIVUDINE 600-300 MG [Epzicom] 

AMLODIPINE-OLMESARTAN 10-20 MG [Azor] 

APREPITANT 125 MG CAPSULE [Emend] 

CLINDAMYCIN PHOSPHATE-BENZOYL PEROXIDE 1.2-5% [Benzaclin] 

CLINDAMYCIN-TRETINOIN 1.2%-0.025%

[Veltin, Ziana] 

DAPTOMYCIN 500 MG VIAL [Cubicin] 

DROSP-EE-LEVOMEF 3-0.02-0.451 [Beyaz, Safyral] 

ETHACRYNIC ACID 25 MG TABLET [Edecrin] 

ETHYNODIOL-ETH ESTRA 1MG-50MCG [ZOVIA] 

EZETIMIBE 10 MG TABLET [Zetia] 

FENOFIBRATE 150 MG CAPSULE [LIPOFEN] 

FLURANDRENOLIDE 0.05% LOTION [Cordran] 

IRBESARTAN 150 MG TABLET [Avapro] 

NILUTAMIDE 150 MG TABLET [Nilandron] 

OLMESARTAN MEDOXOMIL 20 MG TAB [Benicar] 

OLMSRTN-AMLDPN-HCTZ 20-5-12.5 [TRIBENZOR] 

OSELTAMIVIR PHOS 30 MG CAPSULE [Tamiflu] 

PARICALCITOL 1 MCG CAPSULE [Zemplar]

QUETIAPINE ER 150 MG TABLET [Seroquel] 

RASAGILINE MESYLATE 0.5 MG TABLET [Azilect] 

TELMISARTAN-HCTZ 40-12.5 MG TB [Micardis] 

TOBRAMYCIN 10 MG/ML VIAL 

[Bethkis, Tobi, Tobi Podhaler, Tobramycin Sulfate] 

VALGANCICLOVIR HCL 50 MG/ML [Valcyte] 

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