Is NiceRx a Bludigo coupon provider?
NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Bludigo patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Bludigo samples. When obtaining your medication through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month per medication. This will likely save you more money than if you were to use Bludigo coupons, discount cards, or Bludigo copay cards.
Bludigo 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 Bludigo cheaper if I have insurance?
How much does Bludigo cost without insurance?
Bludigo prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer.
How much does Bludigo cost with insurance?
The copay for Bludigo will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Bludigo with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Bludigo?
Bludigo (indigotindisulfonate sodium injection, USP) is manufactured for Provepharm Inc., Marseille, France, and Collegeville. It has FDA approval as a diagnostic dye, used as a visualization aid in the cystoscopic assessment of the ureters in adults following urological and gynecological open, robotic, or endoscopic surgical procedures.
What doses of Bludigo are available?
Bludigo is available in injection form, in the following doses: 40 mg/5 mL. The recommended dosage is 5 mL intravenously given over 1 minute.
Always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Bludigo active ingredients
Bludigo contains indigotindisulfonate sodium (also known as indigo carmine), as the active ingredient.
Bludigo side effects
The most common adverse reactions of Bludigo in clinical trials include:
- Injection site discoloration
- Constipation, abdominal pain
- Nausea, vomiting
- ALT increase
In rare instances, Bludigo can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Cardiovascular reactions – cardiac arrest, arrhythmia, atrioventricular block second degree, hypotension, elevation in blood pressure, bradycardia, and tachycardia
- Hypersensitivity reactions – serious anaphylactic reactions with hypotension, dyspnea, bronchospasm, or erythema
- Interference with oximetry measurements
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Bludigo against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Bludigo to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Bludigo drug interactions
Other drugs may interact with Bludigo, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medications including any supplements you are taking.
You should not use Bludigo if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient indigotindisulfonate sodium
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Bludigo
Talk to your doctor before using Bludigo if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Bludigo
- Have renal impairment
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Bludigo is the trademark brand name for indigotindisulfonate sodium manufactured for Provepharm Inc., Marseille, France, and Collegeville. A generic version of indigotindisulfonate sodium is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Bludigo 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.