Multiple Manufacturers



Multiple Manufacturers

Glucagen HCPCS:


HCPCS Code Descriptor:

Injection, glucagon hydrochloride, per 1 mg


J Code

Glucagen NDCs:

00597-0053-45, 72065-0131-12, 72065-0130-12, 72065-0120-12, 72065-0121-12, 00169-7065-15, 72065-0140-11, 72065-0130-11, 72065-0131-11, 72065-0121-11, 72065-0120-11, 00002-8031-01, 00548-5850-00, 00597-0260-10

Primary Type:


Generic/Specialty Status:


Route of Administration:


Potential NDC Listing Errors:

Our team has identified potential listing errors/discrepancies with the following NDCs:

00597-0053-45, 72065-0130-12, 72065-0130-11, 00002-8031-01, 00597-0260-10

About Glucagen:

GLUCAGEN is an Unclassified drug manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim and administered via the Injection route of administration. The J Code: J1610 is aligned to the drug GLUCAGEN.

Glucagen causes the body’s liver to release sugar, which in turn raises blood sugar levels. Glucagen is used to treat people that have high blood sugar and can slow down movements of the stomach intestines and colon. This medication is administered via subcutaneous injection, intravenous injection, and intramuscular injection. Glucagen is a generic medication that is manufactured by Novo Nordisk, Fresenius Kabi, Xeris Pharmaceuticals, and other manufacturers. Fresenius Kabi has its own HCPCS for Glucagen (J1611) separate from the generic HCPCS (J1610). Patient assistance programs for this medication can be found through Novo Nordisk.


J1610 Added Date:

January 1, 1986

J1610 Effective Date:

January 1, 1997

J1610 Termination Date:

HCPCS Active

We have not yet identified a manufacturer source of Glucagen billing and coding information.
Glucagen patient assistance information can be found through Novo Nordisk’s NovoCare at the URL:
GLUCAGEN prescribing information can be found at the link below. Please reach out to us if you believe this information to be innacurate or out of date.
Our team has not yet identified a source of side effects information for GLUCAGEN. Please check back in a few weeks.