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Adacel Patient assistance program

Is your Adacel medication too expensive? Start receiving your medication for only $49 per month.*

Complete a free online enrollment application to find out if you’re eligible to pay only $49 per month for your Adacel medication with our help.

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    Convenient: Your medication is delivered straight to your door
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    Ongoing refills: Your medication is refilled automatically
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    Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
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    Ongoing refills: We request your medication refills on your behalf

NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

An introduction to NiceRx

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How it works

  • Apply Online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible.

  • Qualification

    NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are qualified. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free and you only pay our service fee.

  • Upload Documents

    You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.

  • Application Created

    Your application is created and sent to your doctor for signature. At this stage, you will be billed $49 and will not be billed again until you receive your first medication delivery.

  • Receive Medication

    Your application is sent to the pharmaceutical company. You will be billed again once you receive your medication. We handle the entire ordering process including requesting ongoing refills.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Adacel cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Adacel patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 per month for each medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Adacel prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Adacel patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Adacel patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which are set by the pharmaceutical companies, however, the factors considered by most programs are:

  • I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
  • I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
  • I meet certain income eligibility requirements

How do I apply for the Adacel patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Adacel patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Adacel. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Adacel assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you are enrolled in the Adacel patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Adacel medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx an Adacel coupons provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Adacel patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Adacel manufacturer coupons, Adacel discounts, or free Adacel samples. We are not an Adacel coupon provider or Adacel discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Adacel if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Adacel patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Adacel medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.

How much does Adacel cost without insurance?

Adacel cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Adacel (Tdap) intramuscular suspension (5 units-2 units-15.5 mcg/0.5 mL) usually costs $270 for 2.5 milliliters. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Adacel cost with insurance?

The copay for Adacel with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

What is Adacel?

Adacel Tdap vaccine is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur Limited. It is indicated as a booster dose immunization against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough). Adacel is approved for use as a single dose in people aged 10 to 64 years of age.

The first dose of Adacel is given at least 5 years after the last dose of DTaP. DTap is a combination vaccine used to give immunity against diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis, whereas Tdap is used as a booster dose against the same 3 diseases.

What doses of Adacel are available?

Adacel is available as single-dose vials and prefilled syringes containing a 0.5 ml suspension for injection.

Please read the full prescribing information for Adacel and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Adacel active ingredients

Adacel contains tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis vaccine adsorbed as the active ingredients.

Adacel side effects

The most common side effects of Adacel in clinical trials include:

  • Injection site reactions such as pain, swelling, and erythema in adolescents and adults
  • Solicited systemic reactions such as headache, body ache, muscle weakness, and tiredness in adolescents and adults

In rare instances, Adacel can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Guillain-Barré syndrome – the risk may be increased following a subsequent dose of Adacel vaccine if Guillain-Barré syndrome occurred within 6 weeks of a prior vaccine
  • An allergic reaction – hives, difficult breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • Fainting

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Adacel against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Adacel to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Adacel drug interactions

Adacel can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Trivalent inactivated influenza vaccine which may lower the antibody response for pertactin antigen as compared to Adacel vaccine given alone
  • Immunosuppressive therapies

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Adacel.

Adacel contraindications

You should not use Adacel if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient tetanus toxoid, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap)
  • Have had a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) to any of the other ingredients in Adacel
  • Have had encephalopathy (coma, decreased level of consciousness, prolonged seizures) within 7 days of administration of a previous pertussis antigen-containing vaccine
  • Have had an Arthus-type hypersensitivity reaction following a prior dose of a tetanus toxoid-containing vaccine unless at least 10 years have elapsed since the last dose
  • Have progressive or unstable neurologic conditions
  • Have an allergy to rubber latex, which may cause allergic reactions

Talk to your doctor before using Adacel if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Adacel
  • Are a pregnant woman or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Adacel generic

Adacel is the trademark brand name for tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur Limited and distributed by Sanofi Pasteur Inc. A generic version of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Adacel savings through NiceRx.

Related medications

*Qualifying persons may obtain medications directly from patient assistance programs without any out-of-pocket cost (or for less than $49 per medication). However, our monthly flat rate of just $49 per medication spares you the hassle of tracking the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.

Enrollees enjoy a full-service solution, as NiceRx assists them and their physicians with the entire process. We prepare all required documents for the physician to sign, help enrollees manage all prescription refills, monitor eligibility criteria, and maintain enrollment.

**If you do not receive medications because you were determined to be ineligible for the prescription assistance by the applicable pharmaceutical companies and you have a letter of denial, we will refund any fees you paid toward medications for which you did not qualify to receive prescription assistance (“Refund”).

To receive a refund, you must send the letter of denial to us by fax to 888-517-7444, or by e-mail to [email protected] within 30 days of your receipt of such letter. The Refund is your sole and exclusive remedy for any fees you may wish to dispute.

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.