Is NiceRx an Abelcet coupon provider?
NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Abelcet patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Abelcet samples. When obtaining your medication through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month per medication. This will likely save you more money than if you were to use Abelcet coupons, discount cards, or Abelcet copay cards.
Abelcet patient assistance program
Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.
Can NiceRx help me get Abelcet cheaper if I have insurance?
How much does Abelcet cost without insurance?
Abelcet prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Abelcet intravenous suspension (5 mg/mL) typically costs $120 for 20 milliliters.
How much does Abelcet cost with insurance?
The copay for Abelcet will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Abelcet with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Abelcet?
Abelcet (amphotericin B lipid complex injection) is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Leadiant Biosciences, Inc. Abelcet is an antifungal medicine used to treat systemic fungal infections, including aspergillosis, blastomycosis, candidiasis, coccidioidomycosis, and cryptococcosis that cannot be treated with other antifungal medications.
What doses of Abelcet are available?
Abelcet is available as an injection formulation in single-use vials. Each 20 mL vial contains 100 mg of amphotericin B.
Abelcet is given as an intravenous infusion into a vein. The infusion can take about 2 hours to complete. Your kidney, liver function, and electrolytes will be checked regularly.
Always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Abelcet active ingredients
Abelcet contains amphotericin B lipid complex as the active ingredient. Abelcet is active in animal models against Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans, C. stellatoideae, C. tropicalis, Cryptococcus sp., Coccidioidomyces sp., Histoplasma sp., and Blastomyces sp.
Abelcet side effects
The most common side effects of Abelcet in clinical trials include:
- Nausea, vomiting
In rare instances, Abelcet can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Increased nephrotoxicity
- Renal toxicity
- New or worsening cough, wheezing, trouble breathing
- Kidney problems – little or no urination, swelling in your feet or ankles, feeling tired
- Low magnesium levels
- Low potassium levels
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Abelcet against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse events of Abelcet to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Abelcet drug interactions
Abelcet can interact with other medications. These include:
- Corticotropin (ACTH)
- Digoxin, digitalis
- Other antifungal medicine – clotrimazole, fluconazole, ketoconazole, miconazole
- Corticosteroids – dexamethasone, prednisone, methylprednisolone
- Muscle relaxants
- Leukocyte transfusions
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Abelcet.
You should not use Abelcet if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient amphotericin B lipid complex
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Abelcet
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Talk to your doctor before using Abelcet if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Abelcet
- Have renal impairment
- Have had a blood cell transfusion
- Have an electrolyte imbalance (such as high or low levels of potassium or magnesium in your blood)
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
Abelcet is the trademark brand name for amphotericin B lipid complex manufactured by Leadiant Biosciences, Inc. A generic version of amphotericin B lipid complex is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Abelcet savings through NiceRx.
The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.