NDC Package 0591-4385-79 Fosaprepitant

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

Package Information

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NDC Package Code:
0591-4385-79
Package Description:
1 INJECTION, POWDER, LYOPHILIZED, FOR SOLUTION in 1 CARTON
Product Code:
Proprietary Name:
Fosaprepitant
Non-Proprietary Name:
Fosaprepitant
Substance Name:
Fosaprepitant Dimeglumine
Usage Information:
Fosaprepitant is used with other medications to help prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer drug treatment (chemotherapy). Fosaprepitant works by blocking one of the body's natural substances (substance P/neurokinin 1) that causes vomiting. This medication will not treat nausea or vomiting that has already started. Ask your doctor what you should do if you already have nausea or vomiting.
11-Digit NDC Billing Format:
00591438579
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: 1731077 - fosaprepitant 150 MG Injection
  • RxCUI: 1731077 - fosaprepitant 150 MG (as fosaprepitant dimeglumine 245.3 MG) Injection
  • Product Type:
    Human Prescription Drug
    Labeler Name:
    Actavis Pharma, Inc.
    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.
  • Sample Package:
    No
    FDA Application Number:
    NDA210064
    Marketing Category:
    NDA - A product marketed under an approved New Drug Application.
    Start Marketing Date:
    09-19-2019
    Listing Expiration Date:
    12-31-2024
    Exclude Flag:
    N
    Code Structure:

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is NDC 0591-4385-79?

    The NDC Packaged Code 0591-4385-79 is assigned to a package of 1 injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution in 1 carton of Fosaprepitant, a human prescription drug labeled by Actavis Pharma, Inc.. 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 0591-4385 included in the NDC Directory?

    Yes, Fosaprepitant with product code 0591-4385 is active and included in the NDC Directory. The product was first marketed by Actavis Pharma, Inc. on September 19, 2019 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 0591-4385-79?

    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 0591-4385-79?

    The 11-digit format is 00591438579. 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
    4-4-20591-4385-795-4-200591-4385-79