Is NiceRx an Accolate coupon provider?
NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Accolate patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Accolate 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 Accolate coupons, discount cards, or Accolate copay cards.
Accolate 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 Accolate cheaper if I have insurance?
How much does Accolate cost without insurance?
Accolate prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Accolate oral tablet 10 mg typically costs $250 for 60 tablets.
How much does Accolate cost with insurance?
The copay for Accolate will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Accolate with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Accolate?
Accolate is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication distributed by AstraZeneca. It is a leukotriene inhibitor used to treat the symptoms of asthma in adults and children as young as 5 years old. Accolate is not a fast-acting medicine for asthma attacks.
What doses of Accolate are available?
Accolate is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 10 mg, and 20 mg.
Take Accolate on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. If you miss a dose, take your dose as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the regular time. If you take oral steroids, do not stop them suddenly. Speak to your doctor about reducing your dose. Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep the bottle out of the reach of children.
See the full patient information leaflet for the full drug information, and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Accolate active ingredients
Accolate contains zafirlukast, a leukotriene receptor antagonist.
Accolate side effects
The most common side effects of Accolate in clinical trials include:
- Nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain
- Stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat
In rare instances, Accolate can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Flu-like symptoms
- Severe sinus pain
- Agitation, confusion, depression, sleep problems, compulsive behaviors, hallucinations, or suicidal thoughts or actions
- Compulsive or repetitive behaviors
- Problems with memory or attention
- Uncontrolled muscle movements
- Liver problems – loss of appetite, abdominal pain (upper right side), tiredness, itching, dark urine, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Accolate against your risk of adverse effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Accolate to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Accolate drug interactions
Accolate can interact with other medications. These include:
- Warfarin, Coumadin, Jantoven
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Accolate. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Accolate if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient zafirlukast
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Accolate
- Have liver disease (including cirrhosis)
- Are than younger than 5 years of age
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – This medication passes into breast milk
Talk to your doctor about your medical condition before using Accolate if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Accolate
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
Accolate is the trademark brand name for zafirlukast distributed by AstraZeneca. A generic version of zafirlukast is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Accolate 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.