Your monthly Arzerra cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Arzerra 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 Arzerra prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Arzerra patient assistance program?
We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Arzerra 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 Arzerra patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Arzerra patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Arzerra. 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 Arzerra 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 Arzerra patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Arzerra medication refills for up to 1 year.
Is NiceRx an Arzerra coupons provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Arzerra patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Arzerra manufacturer coupons, Arzerra discounts, or free Arzerra samples. We are not an Arzerra coupon provider or Arzerra discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Can NiceRx help me get Arzerra if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you to access Arzerra patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Arzerra 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 Arzerra cost without insurance?
Arzerra’s cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Arzerra intravenous solution (20 mg/mL) usually costs $1,900 for 15 milliliters. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
How much does Arzerra cost with insurance?
The copay for Arzerra 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 Arzerra?
Arzerra is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Novartis. Arzerra (ofatumumab) is a CD20-directed cytolytic monoclonal antibody that affects the body’s immune system. Monoclonal antibodies target and destroy cancer cells in the body to protect healthy cells from damage.
Arzerra is used for the treatment of patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). In some patients, ofatumumab is given in combination with chlorambucil, alemtuzumab, or with fludarabine and cyclophosphamide for the treatment of patients with relapsed CLL.
Arzerra is not FDA-approved to treat multiple sclerosis (MS). However, some people with MS have taken Arzerra as an off-label treatment for this condition.
To be sure Arzerra is not causing harmful effects, you may need blood tests to check your blood cells, kidney function, and liver function for several months, even after you stop treatment.
What doses of Arzerra are available?
Arzerra is available in injection form, in the following doses: 100 mg/5 mL single-use vial.
Administer as an intravenous infusion. The recommended dose and schedule is 12 doses administered as:
- 300 mg initial dose, followed 1 week later by
- 2,000 mg weekly for 7 doses, followed 4 weeks later by
- 2,000 mg every 4 weeks for 4 doses
Premedicate with oral acetaminophen, oral or intravenous antihistamine, and intravenous corticosteroid. Always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Arzerra active ingredients
Arzerra contains the active ingredient ofatumumab which binds specifically to the CD20 molecule. The CD20 molecule is expressed on normal B lymphocytes and on B-cell CLL.
Arzerra side effects
The most common side effects of Arzerra in clinical trials include:
- Neutropenia, anemia
- Upper respiratory tract infections – fever, chills, cough with mucus, sore throat, chest pain, bronchitis, feeling short of breath
In rare instances, Arzerra can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Infusion Reactions
- Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML)
- Hepatitis B reactivation – right-sided upper stomach pain, vomiting, loss of appetite, yellowing of your skin or eyes
- Tumor lysis syndrome (TLS)
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Arzerra against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Arzerra to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Arzerra drug interactions
There is currently no data for Arzerra’s interactions with other medications. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Arzerra if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient ofatumumab
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Arzerra
Talk to your doctor before using Arzerra if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Arzerra
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – may cause fetal harm
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Have an active or chronic infection
- Have a condition for which you have used an immunosuppressant medication
- Have hepatitis B virus (HBV infection
You should be current on all vaccines before you start treatment. Tell your doctor if you have received any vaccines within the past 4 weeks.
Arzerra is the trademark brand name for ofatumumab manufactured by Novartis. A generic version of ofatumumab is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Arzerra 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.