Is NiceRx an Accrufer coupon provider?
NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Accrufer patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Accrufer 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 Accrufer coupons, discount cards, or Accrufer copay cards.
Accrufer 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 Accrufer cheaper if I have insurance?
How much does Accrufer cost without insurance?
Accrufer prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Accrufer oral capsules of 30 mg typically cost $535 for 60 capsules.
How much does Accrufer cost with insurance?
The copay for Accrufer will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Accrufer with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Accrufer?
Accrufer is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Shield Therapeutics Inc. It is an iron replacement product used for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (low red blood cell count) in adults.
What doses of Accrufer are available?
Accrufer is available in capsule form, in the following doses: 30 mg.
The recommended dose is 30 mg twice daily, on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Treatment should continue as long as necessary until ferritin levels are within the normal range.
Please read the prescribing 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.
Accrufer active ingredients
Accrufer contains ferric maltol as the active ingredient.
Accrufer side effects
The most common side effects of Accrufer in clinical trials include:
- Diarrhea, stomach pain, constipation
- Discolored feces
- Abdominal pain
- Nausea, vomiting, and abdominal distension
In rare instances, Accrufer can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Accidental overdose of iron – this is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6 years of age. Keep out of reach of children
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Accrufer against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Accrufer to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Accrufer drug interactions
Accrufer can interact with other medications. These include:
- Oral medications
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Accrufer. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal or iron supplements.
You should not use Accrufer if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient ferric maltol
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Accrufer
- Have hemochromatosis and other iron overload syndromes
- Are receiving repeated blood transfusions
Talk to your doctor before using Accrufer if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Accrufer
- Have an inflammatory bowel disease flare (IBD flare)
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Accrufer is the trademark brand name for ferric maltol manufactured by Shield Therapeutics Inc. A generic version of ferric maltol is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Accrufer 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.