Your monthly Bendeka cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible to receive your Bendeka prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly service fee of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.
Am I eligible for Bendeka patient assistance?
To be eligible for the Bendeka patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Bendeka enrollment application individually. The main factors considered 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 Bendeka patient assistance program?
Applying for the Bendeka patient assistance program through NiceRx is simple. Begin by completing the enrollment application on our website. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers that supply your medication. We may be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications as well as Bendeka, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Bendeka assistance, we will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. We will work with your healthcare provider to prepare and submit all the documents required for you to enroll. If you are successfully enrolled in the Bendeka patient assistance program, we will also request your Bendeka medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated details and seek to re-enroll you in the program.
Is NiceRx a Bendeka coupons provider?
NiceRx does not provide Bendeka coupons, discount cards, or copay cards. We do not offer printable Bendeka manufacturer coupons, Bendeka discounts, rebates, Bendeka savings cards, trial offers, or free samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. Our service cost is $49 a month per medication, so you will likely save more on your Bendeka medication with NiceRx.
Can NiceRx help me get Bendeka if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you access Bendeka patient assistance if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Bendeka
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Bendeka prescription
- You do not have insurance
Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.
How much does Bendeka cost without insurance?
Bendeka prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Bendeka intravenous solution (25 mg/mL) will typically cost around $2,600 for 4 milliliters.
How much does Bendeka cost with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Bendeka with insurance. To find out what you will need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider. They will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
What is Bendeka?
Bendeka is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication distributed by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
Bendamustine hydrochloride is an alkylating agent indicated for the treatment of patients with:
- Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Efficacy relative to first-line therapies other than chlorambucil has not been established
- Indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) that has progressed during or within six months of treatment with rituximab or a rituximab-containing regimen
What doses of Bendeka are available?
Bendeka is available in injection form, in the following doses: 100 mg/4 mL (25 mg/mL) in a multiple-dose vial.
For Chronic lymphocytic leukemia administer 100 mg/m2 infused intravenously over 10 minutes on Days 1 and 2 of a 28 day cycle, up to 6 treatment cycles. Make dose modifications for hematologic toxicity or non-hematologic toxicity.
Please read the full prescribing information and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Bendeka active ingredients
Bendeka contains the active ingredient bendamustine. Bendeka forms bonds with other electron-rich molecules, which results in interstrand DNA crosslinks and very strong bonds. Because cancer cells divide faster than normal cells, they are more affected by this bonding and the death rate of cancerous cells is greater than the death rate of normal cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells in the body.
Bendeka side effects
The most common side effects of bendamustine in clinical trials include:
- Nausea, and vomiting
- Loss of appetite, weight loss, diarrhea, constipation, anorexia
- Cough, trouble breathing
- Lymphopenia, anemia (low red blood cells), leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and neutropenia (low white blood cells), low platelets
In rare instances, Bendeka can cause more serious adverse reactions. These can include:
- Anaphylaxis and infusion reactions
- Tumor lysis syndrome – allopurinol has been used at the start of treatment
- Other malignancies (types of cancer) such as myelodysplastic syndrome, or acute myeloid leukemia
- Extravasation – take precautions to avoid extravasation, including monitoring intravenous infusion site during and after administration
- Fatal and serious skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Bendeka against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Bendeka to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Bendeka drug interactions
Bendeka can interact with other medications. These include:
- CYP1A2 inducers or inhibitors
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Bendeka.
You should not use Bendeka if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient bendamustine HCL
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Bendeka or polyethylene glycol 400, propylene glycol, or monothioglycerol
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – Fetal harm can occur when administered to a pregnant woman. Females of reproductive potential are advised to use an effective method of contraception during treatment and for at least 6 months after the last dose. Males with female partners of reproductive potential are advised to use effective contraception for at least 3 months after the last dose
Talk to your doctor before using Bendeka if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Bendeka
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Have renal impairment
- Have hepatic impairment
Bendeka is the trademark brand name for bendamustine distributed by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. A generic version of bendamustine is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Bendeka 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.