[Ip-health] Xtandi prices

James Love james.love at keionline.org
Wed May 23 01:32:50 PDT 2018


The FSS price is not the Medicare price.

On Wed, May 23, 2018, 10:28 Ruth Lopert <ruth.lopert at gmail.com> wrote:

> By the way the US FSS price is $43.96/tab, so the government is paying
> around a third of the retail price
>
> On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 6:50 PM, James Love <james.love at keionline.org>
> wrote:
>
>> I've been asked for some price comparisons for Xtandi, which is sold in
>> 40mg tabs, of which a patient normally takes 4 per day.
>>
>>
>> These are four prices, but I would be grateful or any additional data
>> points, including the US WAC price, and any foreign prices.
>>
>>
>> We will put the data we collect here as we get it.
>>
>>
>> http://drugdatabase.info/databases/
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>> Prices for Xtandi (INN:Enzalutamide)
>>
>> May 16, 2018
>>
>> The drug is sold in 40mg tabs.  The dose is 4 tabs per day.
>>
>> Australia
>>
>> Australia PBS, 40 mg x 112, for AUD 3702.82
>>
>> At exchange rate .7516,  USD $2,738, or $24.85 per pill.
>>
>> Source: http://www.pbs.gov.au/medicine/item/10174L
>>
>>
>> UK
>>
>> The 2016 NICE review (will be updated in 2019)
>>
>> In 2016, list price of  £2734.67 for a 112-capsule pack of 40 mg
>> enzalutamide.
>>
>> This is $3,699 USD, at today’s exchange rate (1.35), or $33 per pill.
>> However, the drug is selling at a discount. According to NICE: “The
>> company
>> has agreed a patient access scheme with the Department of Health. This is
>> a
>> simple discount to the list price of enzalutamide. The level of the
>> discount is commercial in confidence”
>>
>> Source: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ta377/chapter/1-Recommendations
>>
>> Canada
>>
>> Ontario Canada, Exceptional Access Program
>>
>> CAD 29.1954 per 40 mg tab.  At current exchange rate of .78, this is
>> $22.77
>> USD
>>
>>
>> http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/drugs/odbf/odbf_except_access.aspx
>>
>>
>> USA
>>
>> Goodrx coupon price, is $12,139.42 for 120 40mg tabs.  Equal to $101.16
>> per
>> tab.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>>
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