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Alunbrig Patient assistance program

Is your Alunbrig 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 Alunbrig medication with our help.

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  • Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
  • Ongoing refills: We request your medication refills on your behalf
  • Secure: Your personal and medical information is safe with us
  • Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
  • 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 Alunbrig cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Alunbrig 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 Alunbrig prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Alunbrig patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Alunbrig 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 Alunbrig patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Alunbrig patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Alunbrig. 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 Alunbrig 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 Alunbrig patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Alunbrig medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx an Alunbrig coupons provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Alunbrig if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Alunbrig patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Alunbrig 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 Alunbrig cost without insurance?

Alunbrig cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Alunbrig oral tablets 90 mg usually cost $4,150 for a supply of 7 tablets. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Alunbrig cost with insurance?

The copay for Alunbrig 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 Alunbrig?

Alunbrig is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured for Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. Alunbrig is a kinase inhibitor for the treatment of adult patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) as detected by an FDA-approved test.

The efficacy of Alunbrig was demonstrated in a two-arm, open-label, multicenter trial in adult patients with locally advanced or metastatic ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who had progressed on crizotinib, an ALK-inhibitor.

What doses of Alunbrig are available?

Alunbrig is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 180 mg, 90 mg, or 30 mg.

The recommended dosage is 90 mg orally once daily for the first 7 days, then increase to 180 mg orally once daily, with or without food.

Administer Alunbrig until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity. Please read the patient information in the full prescribing information and always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Alunbrig active ingredients

Alunbrig contains the active ingredient brigatinib, a potent and selective next-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) that targets ALK molecular alterations. Alunbrig interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.

Alunbrig side effects

The most common adverse reactions of Alunbrig in clinical trials include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Rash, cough
  • Myalgia (muscle pain), headache
  • Dyspnea

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

  • Interstitial Lung Disease, pneumonitis
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure) – dizziness, shortness of breath, chest pain
  • Bradycardia – monitor heart rate and blood pressure
  • Visual disturbance
  • Creatine phosphokinase (CPK) elevation
  • Pancreatic enzymes elevation – monitor lipase and amylase levels regularly
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Embryo-fetal toxicity – females of reproductive potential should use a non-hormonal method of effective contraception

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

Alunbrig drug interactions

Alunbrig can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Strong or moderate CYP3A inhibitors – reduce the dose of Alunbrig if coadministration can not be avoided
  • CYP3A inducers – increase the dose of Alunbrig if coadministration is unavoidable
  • Sensitive CYP3A substrates
  • Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice during treatment

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

Alunbrig contraindications

You should not use Alunbrig if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient brigatinib
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Alunbrig
  • Are a pregnant woman or are planning to become pregnant – use effective non-hormonal contraception during treatment and for at least 4 months following the final dose
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Talk to your doctor before using Alunbrig if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Alunbrig
  • Have hepatic Impairment
  • Have renal Impairment

Alunbrig generic

Alunbrig is the trademark brand name for brigatinib, manufactured for Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. A generic version of brigatinib is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Alunbrig savings through NiceRx.

*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.

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.