NDC Package 0173-0519-00 Flolan

Epoprostenol Sodium Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution Intravenous - View Billable Units, 11-Digit Format, RxNorm

Package Information

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NDC Package Code:
0173-0519-00
Package Description:
1 INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SOLUTION in 1 CARTON
Product Code:
Proprietary Name:
Flolan
Non-Proprietary Name:
Epoprostenol Sodium
Substance Name:
Epoprostenol Sodium
Usage Information:
This medication is used to treat high blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary arterial hypertension). It helps to increase your ability to exercise and improve symptoms such as shortness of breath and tiredness. It works by relaxing and widening the blood vessels (arteries) in the lungs and other parts of the body so that blood can flow more easily. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as vasodilators.
11-Digit NDC Billing Format:
00173051900
Billing Unit:
EA - Billing unit of "each" is used when the product is dispensed in discreet units.
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
1 EA
NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk:
  • RxCUI: 211199 - FLOLAN 0.5 MG Injection
  • RxCUI: 211199 - epoprostenol 0.5 MG Injection [Flolan]
  • RxCUI: 211199 - Flolan 0.5 MG (as epoprostenol sodium) Injection
  • RxCUI: 211200 - FLOLAN 1.5 MG Injection
  • RxCUI: 211200 - epoprostenol 1.5 MG Injection [Flolan]
  • Product Type:
    Human Prescription Drug
    Labeler Name:
    Glaxosmithkline Llc
    Dosage Form:
    Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution - A dosage form intended for the solution prepared by lyophilization ("freeze drying"), a process which involves the removal of water from products in the frozen state at extremely low pressures; this is intended for subsequent addition of liquid to create a solution that conforms in all respects to the requirements for Injections.
    Administration Route(s):
  • Intravenous - Administration within or into a vein or veins.
  • Active Ingredient(s):
    Sample Package:
    No
    FDA Application Number:
    NDA020444
    Marketing Category:
    NDA - A product marketed under an approved New Drug Application.
    Start Marketing Date:
    12-08-1995
    Listing Expiration Date:
    12-31-2024
    Exclude Flag:
    N
    Code Structure:

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is NDC 0173-0519-00?

    The NDC Packaged Code 0173-0519-00 is assigned to a package of 1 injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution in 1 carton of Flolan, a human prescription drug labeled by Glaxosmithkline Llc. The product's dosage form is injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution and is administered via intravenous form.This product is billed for "EA" each discreet unit and contains an estimated amount of 1 billable units per package.

    Is NDC 0173-0519 included in the NDC Directory?

    Yes, Flolan with product code 0173-0519 is active and included in the NDC Directory. The product was first marketed by Glaxosmithkline Llc on December 08, 1995 and its listing in the NDC Directory is set to expire on December 31, 2024 if the product is not updated or renewed by the manufacturer.

    What is the NDC billing unit for package 0173-0519-00?

    The contents of this package are billed per "each", products billed on a per each basis are usually products dispensed in discreet units. The calculated billable units for this package is 1.

    What is the 11-digit format for NDC 0173-0519-00?

    The 11-digit format is 00173051900. The 11-digit billing format might be required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and other payers in billing claim forms.

    This package code is originally configured in a 4-4-2 segment 10-digit format and by adding a zero within the original NDC package code we can obtain the converted 11-digit format in a 5-4-2 segment configuration. The table below shows the 11-digit code conversion:

    10-Digit Format10-Digit Original Code11-Digit Format11-Digit Code
    4-4-20173-0519-005-4-200173-0519-00