OPIUM TINCTURE (OH-pee-uhm) belongs to the same class of medicines as the narcotic pain relievers. However, this medicine is used to decrease the number and frequency of bowel movements. It is used to treat diarrhea. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of opium is around $144.67, 60% off the average retail price of $363.05. Compare opioids.

Opium Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover opium?

In general, Medicare plans do not cover this drug. This drug will likely be quite expensive and you may want to consider using a GoodRx discount instead of Medicare to find the best price for this prescription.

How much is my opium co-pay with Medicare?

It depends. Which coverage stage are you in? Click on a tab below…

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In the Deductible co-pay stage, you are responsible for the full cost of your prescriptions. Your Medicare deductible cannot exceed $360 in 2016.
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In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
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In the Donut Hole (also called the Coverage Gap) stage, you’ll pay more for your prescriptions. In 2016, the Donut Hole begins once you’ve spent $3,310 in one year.
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In the Post-Donut Hole (also called Catastrophic Coverage) stage, Medicare will cover most of your drug costs. In 2016, this stage begins once you have spent $4,850.
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Ways to Save on Opium

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Find Your Opium Medicare Co-Pay

Here are average co-pays for some of the most popular Medicare plans. Be sure to add your plan to see your specific co-pay. If a price is shown in red, GoodRx has found discount prices that are lower than your Medicare co-pay.

Average Co-Pay for 72 ml 10mg/ml of opium oral solution

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $329
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $329
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP)Lower price available $329
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $329
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP)Lower price available $329
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO)Lower price available $329
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO)Lower price available $329
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP)Lower price available $329
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP)Lower price available $329
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)Lower price available $329
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $329
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $329
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $329
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $329
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost)Lower price available $329
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $329
SilverScript Plus (PDP)Lower price available $329
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $329
TexanPlus Classic (HMO)Lower price available $329
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $329
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Medicare prices are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). They are accurate as-of October 2018 and the information may be updated. If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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