Is NiceRx an Aduhelm coupon provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. This means that we are not an Aduhelm coupon, an Aduhelm discount card, or an Aduhelm copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers or free Aduhelm samples.
Aduhelm 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 Aduhelm cheaper if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you if you have insurance, including if your insurance company will not pay for your Aduhelm medication, or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you do not have insurance. Please fill in our enrollment application to find out more.
How much does Aduhelm cost without insurance?
Aduhelm costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Aduhelm intravenous solution (avwa 100 mg/mL) will typically cost around $510 for 1.7 milliliters.
How much does Aduhelm cost with insurance?
The copay of Aduhelm will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Aduhelm?
Aduhelm is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Biogen. Aduhelm is an amyloid beta-directed antibody for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on a reduction in amyloid-beta plaques. Continued FDA approval of Aduhelm for this indication may depend upon verification of clinical benefit in confirmatory trials.
The drug Aduhelm is best used in persons with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease and should be started in patients with mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia stage of the disease.
What doses of Aduhelm are available?
Aduhelm is available in injection form, in the following doses: 170 mg/1.7 mL, and 300 mg/3 mL solution in a single-dose vial.
Obtain a recent brain MRI before starting treatment, and before the 7th and 12th infusions. Read the full prescribing information and always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Aduhelm active ingredients
Aduhelm contains the Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab. Aducanumab addresses the underlying biology of Alzheimer‘s disease by reducing beta-amyloid plaques (clumps of a toxic protein that destroy neurons in the brain). Beta-amyloid plaques are common in people with dementia. Aduhelm is a monoclonal antibody that stimulates your immune system to break down these plaques.
Aduhelm side effects
The most common side effects of Aduhelm in clinical trials include:
- ARIA-H microhemorrhage
- ARIA-H superficial siderosis, and fall
In rare instances, Aduhelm can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Amyloid Related Imaging Abnormalities (ARIA)
- Hypersensitivity reactions – angioedema and urticaria
Your caregiver will assess the benefits of using Aduhelm against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Aduhelm to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Aduhelm drug interactions
Other drugs may interact with Aduhelm, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medications including any supplements you are taking.
You should not use Aduhelm if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient aducanumab
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Aduhelm
Talk to your doctor before using Aduhelm if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Aduhelm
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Aduhelm is the trademark brand name for aducanumab manufactured by Biogen. A generic version of aducanumab is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Aduhelm 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.