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Atripla Patient assistance program

Is your Atripla 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 Atripla medication.

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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.

  • 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.

Your monthly Atripla cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Atripla patient assistance program you can get your medication for free. Our monthly flat rate of $49 per medication covers the cost of our services in applying for the program and requesting your ongoing refills on your behalf. If you obtain your Atripla through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Atripla patient assistance program?

You could receive your Atripla without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. This criteria is set by the pharmaceutical companies who are providing assistance programs. At NiceRx we review each application individually, although the main 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 Atripla patient assistance?

We do everything that we can to take the hassle and stress out of applying for patient assistance programs. Simply start by filling in our enrollment application. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical companies you are applying to for assistance. We may also be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Atripla.

NiceRx will review the information you have provided, and if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance, we will seek to enroll you in the Atripla patient assistance program. We will handle the enrollment process for you by working with your healthcare provider and preparing all the required paperwork for your doctor to sign. We will also request your Atripla medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.

Is NiceRx an Atripla coupons provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Atripla 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 Atripla medication, or 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 is Atripla with insurance?

The cost of Atripla 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.

How much does Atripla cost without insurance?

Atripla costs without insurance will vary depending on the quantity you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Atripla tablets (600 mg-200 mg-300 mg) will typically cost around $3,100 for 30 tablets. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.

What is Atripla?

Atripla contains a combination of prescription medicines, efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir. Atripla is classed as an antiviral medication used for the treatment of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). HIV is the virus that can cause AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). AIDS is a condition that prevents a person’s natural immune system from working normally. This can cause a person to become more vulnerable to life-threatening infections and cancers.

Atripla will not cure HIV or AIDS. It is indicated for use in adults, and children who are 12 years of age or older and weigh at least 88 pounds (40 kilograms). It can be used alone or in combination with other medications.

Atripla active ingredients

Efavirenz blocks the action of an enzyme in your body called reverse transcriptase (RT). RT is normally used by HIV-infected cells to make new viruses. Blocking the action of RT helps to reduce the number of new viruses made.

Emtricitabine is converted in the body by enzymes to form FTC5′-triphosphate, which is then used by the virus to produce DNA. This causes what is known as chain termination and the viral DNA stops being made.

Tenofovir is converted in the body to form tenofovir diphosphate, which also causes chain termination by being included in the viral DNA.

It has been seen in tests that using efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir together produces a greater anti-viral effect than using each of these medications alone.

Atripla side effects

The most common side effects caused by Atripla include:

  • Feeling tired, drowsiness
  • Nausea, diarrhea
  • Headaches, dizziness, difficulty concentrating
  • Low mood, difficulty sleeping
  • Rash
  • Changes in location or shape of body fat

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

  • Lactic acidosis – irregular heartbeat, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle pain, vomiting, stomach pain, feeling cold
  • Changes in mood or behavior, depression, suicidal or thoughts of self-harm, hallucinating
  • Seizures
  • Kidney problems – increased urination or feeling thirsty, muscle pain or weakness
  • Liver problems – yellow color to eyes or skin (jaundice), loss of appetite, darker stools and urine, swollen midsection
  • Infections – fever, swollen glands, weight loss, cold sores, coughing, wheezing
  • Difficulty speaking or swallowing, swollen neck or throat
  • Problems with balance or coordination
  • Impotence
  • Changes in your menstrual cycle

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Atripla against your risk of side effects.

Atripla drug interactions

Atripla can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Antibiotics – ciprofloxacin, minocycline, vancomycin
  • Antifungal medicine – fluconazole, terbinafine
  • Antidepressants – citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine, sertraline
  • Other treatment for HIV – abacavir, didanosine, stavudine
  • Treatment for high cholesterol – atorvastatin, rosuvastatin, simvastatin
  • Medication for heart or blood pressure – amlodipine, enalapril, sotalol, verapamil
  • Medication to prevent organ transplant rejection – sirolimus, tacrolimus
  • Treatment for hepatitis – acyclovir, valacyclovir
  • Treatment for seizures – carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin
  • Treatment for tuberculosis – isoniazid, ethambutol, pyrazinamide, rifampin
  • St, John’s Wort

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

Atripla warning and precautions

You should not use Atripla if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient efavirenz, emtricitabine, or tenofovir
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Atripla
  • Are already taking medication containing efavirenz, emtricitabine, or tenofovir
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Talk to your doctor before using Atripla if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Atripla
  • Have liver disease
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have a mental health illness, use antipsychotics, or are an injection drug user
  • Suffer from seizures
  • Have osteoporosis or low bone density
  • Have hepatitis B or C

*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.