Your monthly Bosulif cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Bosulif patient assistance program you can receive your medication for free. Our monthly service fee 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 Bosulif through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Bosulif patient assistance program?
You could receive your Bosulif without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. The eligibility requirements are set by the pharmaceutical companies that 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 Bosulif 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 Bosulif.
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 Bosulif 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 Bosulif medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.
Is NiceRx a Bosulif coupons provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Bosulif patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Bosulif coupon, a Bosulif discount card, or a Bosulif copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers or free Bosulif samples.
Can NiceRx help me get Bosulif 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 Bosulif 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 does Bosulif cost without insurance?
Bosulif costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Bosulif oral tablets 100 mg will typically cost around $17,200 for 120 tablets. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.
How much does Bosulif cost with insurance?
The copay of Bosulif 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 Bosulif?
Bosulif is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Pfizer Inc.
Bosulif is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor, inhibits Bcr-Abl kinase, and is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with chronic phase, accelerated phase, or blast phase Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myelogenous leukemia (ph+CML) with resistance or intolerance to prior therapy. (Ph+ CML) is cancer in your blood and bone marrow.
What doses of Bosulif are available?
Bosulif is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 100 mg and 500 mg.
The recommended dose of Bosulif is 500 mg orally once daily with food. Consider a dose increase to 600 mg daily in patients who do not reach complete hematologic response by week 8 or complete cytogenetic response by week 12 and do not have Grade 3 or greater adverse reactions.
Please see full patient information and full prescribing information. Always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Bosulif active ingredients
Bosulif contains the active ingredient bosutinib, an antineoplastic (cancer) medicine. It interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed by the body.
Bosulif side effects
The most common side effects of Bosulif in clinical trials include:
- Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
- Thrombocytopenia (low platelet counts)
- Anemia (low red blood cell counts)
- Neutropenia (low white blood cell counts)
- Abdominal pain
In rare instances, Bosulif can cause more serious adverse reactions. These can include:
- Gastrointestinal toxicity
- Hepatic toxicity (Liver problems) – monitor liver function for liver enzymes at least monthly for the first three months and as needed
- Fluid retention – pericardial effusion, pleural effusion, pulmonary edema, and/or peripheral edema
- Heart problems – get medical help right away if you get shortness of breath, weight gain, chest pain, or swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
- Embryo-fetal toxicity
- Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you get respiratory tract infections, loss of appetite, headache, dizziness, back pain, joint pain, rash, or itching while taking Bosulif. These may be symptoms of a severe allergic reaction
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Bosulif against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Bosulif to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Bosulif drug interactions
Bosulif can interact with other medications. These include:
- CYP3A inhibitors and inducers – ketoconazole
- Proton Pump Inhibitors – omeprazole, lansoprazole
- Avoid grapefruit, grapefruit juice, and supplements that contain grapefruit extract
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Bosulif.
You should not use Bosulif if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient bosutinib
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Bosulif
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – Females who are able to become pregnant should have a pregnancy test before starting treatment and should use contraception during treatment and for at least 2 weeks after the last dose
Talk to your doctor before using Bosulif if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Bosulif
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is not known if Bosulif passes into your breast milk or if it can harm your baby. Do not breastfeed during treatment and for at least 2 weeks after the last dose
- Renal impairment
- Hepatic impairment
Bosulif is the trademark brand name for bosutinib manufactured by Pfizer Inc. A generic version of bosutinib is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Bosulif 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.