ASP: Budesonide gets big boost
BALTIMORE – Things are looking up for several respiratory medications in the latest average sales price (ASP) figures. For the fourth quarter 2013, budesonide (J7626) took the biggest leap, up 85 cents to $5.95 per dose. Also getting an increase: brand name drugs Brovana (J7605) and Perforomist (J7606), which saw increases of 12 cents and nearly 39 cents per dose. Pricing stayed relatively flat for albuterol (J7613) and ipratropium (J7644) were both hovering around 12 cents per dose.