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Is NiceRx an Asmanex HFA coupon provider?

At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Asmanex HFA patient assistance program. This means that we are not an Asmanex HFA coupon, an Asmanex HFA discount card, or an Asmanex HFA copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers, or free Asmanex HFA samples.

Asmanex HFA 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 Asmanex HFA 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 Asmanex HFA 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 Asmanex HFA cost without insurance?

Asmanex HFA costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Asmanex HFA inhalation aerosol (50 mcg/inh) will typically cost around $200 for 13 grams.

How much does Asmanex HFA cost with insurance?

The copay of Asmanex HFA 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 Asmanex HFA?

Asmanex HFA is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Organon. It is classed as an inhaled corticosteroid for the maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients 12 years of age and older.

Asmanex HFA is not recommended for the relief of acute bronchospasm. Instead, you should use a rescue inhaler that contains a short-acting bronchodilator, such as albuterol to relieve symptoms of a sudden asthma attack or other breathing problems.

What doses of Asmanex HFA are available?

Asmanex HFA is available as an inhalation aerosol containing 100 mcg or 200 mcg of mometasone furoate per actuation.

The Asmanex HFA canister is for use only with the Asmanex HFA actuator. To use the Asmanex HFA, remove the cap from the mouthpiece of the actuator before use. Before using it for the first time prime the inhaler by releasing 4 test sprays into the air.

For the treatment of asthma in patients, 12 years of age and older use 2 inhalations of Asmanex HFA 100mcg twice daily or Asmanex HFA 200 mcg. After each dose, rinse your mouth with water and, spit out the contents to help reduce the risk of oropharyngeal candidiasis.

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

Asmanex HFA active ingredients

Asmanex HFA contains mometasone furoate as the active ingredient.

Asmanex HFA side effects

The most common side effects of Asmanex HFA in clinical trials include:

  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Headache
  • Sinusitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Influenza

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

  • Increased risk of osteoporosis due to decrease in bone mineral density
  • Worsening of asthma and acute episodes
  • Localized infections
  • Immunosuppression – potential worsening of infection, or ocular herpes simplex infections. More serious or even fatal chickenpox or measles can occur
  • Hypercorticism and adrenal suppression
  • Paradoxical bronchospasm
  • Hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylaxis
  • Effects on growth of pediatric patients
  • Glaucoma and cataracts
  • Deaths from adrenal insufficiency have occurred after the sudden withdrawal of oral steroids

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

Asmanex HFA drug interactions

Asmanex HFA can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Strong cytochrome P450 3A4 inhibitors – ketoconazole, ritonavir
  • Cobicistat-containing products

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Asmanex HFA. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Asmanex HFA contraindications

You should not use Asmanex HFA if you:

  • Have had a serious allergic reaction to the active ingredient mometasone furoate
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Asmanex HFA
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Asmanex HFA if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Asmanex HFA
  • Have hepatic impairment
  • Have osteoporosis
  • Have an immune system problem
  • Have glaucoma, cataracts, blurred vision, or other vision problems
  • Have been exposed to chickenpox or measles
  • Have or had tuberculosis
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Asmanex HFA generic

Asmanex HFA is the trademark brand name for mometasone furoate manufactured by Organon. A generic version of mometasone furoate is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Asmanex HFA savings through NiceRx.

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