Advair HFA patient assistance
We help eligible individuals to access patient assistance programs so they can get their medications for less. If you’re struggling to pay for Advair HFA, try NiceRx. We can work directly with your healthcare provider and handle the full application process for you, helping you access the medication you need at an affordable price. We know that many Americans worry about paying for health care, so we have made the process of applying for patient assistance as easy and stress-free as possible.
Your monthly Advair HFA cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Advair HFA patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 a month, per medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Advair HFA prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Advair HFA patient assistance program?
We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Advair HFA patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which is 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 Advair HFA patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Advair HFA patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Advair HFA. 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 Advair HFA assistance, we’ll handle the application process for you. We’ll 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’re enrolled in the Advair HFA patient assistance program, and we’ll automatically request your Advair HFA medication refills for up to 1 year.
Is NiceRx an Advair HFA coupons provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Advair HFA patient
assistance program. That means that we don’t offer printable Advair HFA manufacturer coupons, Advair HFA discounts, or free Advair HFA samples. We are not an Advair HFA coupon provider or Advair HFA discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Can NiceRx help me get Advair HFA if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you to access Advair HFA patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company won’t pay for your Advair HFA medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you don’t have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.
How much is Advair HFA with insurance?
The cost of Advair HFA 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.
How much does Advair HFA cost without insurance?
Advair HFA prices without insurance will vary depending on the size (8 gm or 12 gm) and the strength (45 mcg-21 mcg, 115 mcg-21 mcg, or 230 mcg-2 1mcg) of the Advair inhaler you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, a 12 gm, 115 mcg-21 mcg Advair HFA inhaler will cost around $500.
What is Advair HFA?
Advair HFA is a prescription medication used to lessen and prevent the symptoms of asthma in adults and children 12 years and older. If you have asthma, your doctor may have prescribed Advair HFA to you. It’s an aerosol medication you take by inhaling it into your airways and lungs using an inhaler, usually twice a day. It reduces inflammation and relaxes muscle tissue, helping to open up your airways and lungs, making it easier to breathe. This can give you daily relief from your asthma symptoms and make asthma attacks less likely.
Advair HFA active ingredients
Advair HFA contains two active ingredients, called fluticasone propionate and salmeterol. When inhaled, these ingredients work together to open up your lungs and airways.
Fluticasone propionate is a type of corticosteroid. When you inhale Advair Diskus, molecules of fluticasone propionate attach to areas on the surface of the cells in your airways and lungs called glucocorticoid receptors. This stimulates the receptors, making them produce lower amounts of the substances that trigger inflammation and greater amounts of anti-inflammatory proteins. This helps to reduce inflammation throughout your lungs and airways.
Salmeterol is a medication called a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist (LABA). It attaches to areas on the outside of muscle tissue in your airways and lungs called beta-2 receptors. This stimulates the receptors, causing them to relax the muscle tissue, opening up your lungs and airways.
Advair HFA side effects & Advair HFA drug interactions
As with all medications, Advair HFA can cause side effects. The most common side effects caused by Advair HFA include:
- Nausea (feeling sick)
- Vomiting (being sick)
- Throat irritation
- Hoarseness and changes to your voice
- An increase in upper respiratory chest infections
Sometimes, Advair HFA can cause more serious side effects. These are rarer but can include:
- A weakened immune system, making you more vulnerable to infections, including serious infections like tuberculosis
- Reduced adrenal gland function (adrenal insufficiency) that can be fatal in serious cases
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication can cause swelling in your face, mouth, and throat, which can make it difficult to breathe
- A sudden worsening of your asthma symptoms, including asthma attacks (paradoxical bronchospasm)
- Fungal infections (candida/thrush) in your mouth and throat – this is less likely if you rinse your mouth out with water after taking your Advair HFA
- Increased blood pressure
- A fast and/or irregular heartbeat
- A thinning and weakening of bones (osteoporosis)
- An increased risk of eye problems, including glaucoma, cataracts, and blurred vision
- An increased risk of developing pneumonia if you also have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
- Slowed rates of growth in children
Advair HFA can interact with other medications. Tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking, particularly:
- Any other medications taken to treat asthma or other breathing problems
- Any other medications that contain steroids
- Any other medications that contain a long-acting beta2-adrenergic agonist LABA
- Any medications taken to treat bacterial, viral, or fungal infections, including an HIV infection, such as ketoconazole, itraconazole, ritonavir, nelfinavir, or cobicistat
Advair HFA warnings & precautions
Advair HFA is a maintenance medication used every day to help you lessen and control your asthma symptoms. Advair HFA should not be used to treat sudden and severe onset of symptoms (a bronchospasm). Use your rescue inhaler to treat sudden and severe symptoms, or whatever rescue medication your doctor has prescribed to you.
Advair HFA isn’t suitable for everyone. Don’t take Advair HFA if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredients fluticasone and salmeterol
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Advair HFA (you can find these listed in the leaflet which comes with the medication)
- Have sudden breathing problems, like an asthma attack. Use a rescue inhaler to treat sudden breathing problems
- Are under 12 years of age
Talk to your doctor before taking Advair HFA if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Advair HFA
- Have any problems with your immune system
- Have any liver problems
- Have any heart problems
- Have diabetes
- Have osteoporosis
- Have high blood pressure
- Have any thyroid problems
- Have any eye problems, including cataracts or glaucoma
- Have or have ever had any problems with your adrenal glands
- Currently have any form of infection
- Have recently been around someone who has measles or chickenpox
- Have or have ever had a seizure
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
*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 down the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program.
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.