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Bridion Patient assistance program

Is your Bridion 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 Bridion 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 Bridion cost savings if eligible

The Bridion patient assistance program can provide your medication for free. We simply charge $49 per month for each medication to cover the cost of our services. With NiceRx, you will only pay $49 to obtain your Bridion, regardless of the retail price.

Am I eligible for the Bridion patient assistance program?

To find out if you are eligible for Bridion assistance you can apply online using our enrollment application. Each pharmaceutical company sets its eligibility criteria, and we will review your application individually to determine if you may be eligible. The three main factors to consider 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 Bridion patient assistance program?

Our application process aims to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Bridion patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our online enrollment application. We will ask you for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income as this information is required by the pharmaceutical companies. We may be able to help you apply for other patient assistance programs too, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Bridion.

NiceRx will review your application and determine whether you may be eligible for Bridion assistance. If so, we will handle the full enrollment process for you and prepare all required documents for your healthcare provider to sign. Once you are successfully enrolled in the Bridion patient assistance program, we will help you manage your prescription refills by requesting refills on your behalf throughout your enrollment period. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated information and seek to re-enroll you so you can continue to access affordable Bridion.

Is NiceRx a Bridion coupons provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Bridion patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Bridion 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 Bridion coupons, discount cards, or Bridion copay cards.

Can NiceRx help me get Bridion if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Bridion medication. We may also be able to help if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. Whether you have insurance or not, apply online using our enrollment application to find out more.

How much does Bridion cost without insurance?

Bridion prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Bridion intravenous solution (100 mg/mL) typically costs $1,160 for a supply of 20 milliliters.

How much does Bridion cost with insurance?

The copay for Bridion will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Bridion with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.

What is Bridion?

Bridion is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication marketed by Merck Sharp and Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck and Company, Inc.

Bridion is used for the reversal of neuromuscular blockade induced by the relaxants, rocuronium bromide and vecuronium bromide in adults undergoing surgery.

What doses of Bridion are available?

Bridion is available in a single-dose vial for bolus injection, in the following doses: 200 mg/2 mL (100 mg/mL), 500 mg/5 mL (100 mg/mL).

Bridion dosing is based on actual body weight, and the recommended dose of Bridion given does not depend on the anesthetic regimen. The dose for mild and moderate renal impairment (creatinine clearance ≥ 30 and < 80 mL/min): is the same as for adults without renal impairment.

Monitor patients for twitch responses to determine the timing and dose for the administration of Bridion. 4 mg/kg is recommended if spontaneous recovery of the twitch response has reached 1 to 2 post-tetanic counts (PTC) and there are no twitch responses to train-of-four (TOF) stimulation. 2 mg/kg is recommended if spontaneous recovery has reached the reappearance of the second twitch in response to TOF stimulation. For rocuronium, only 16 mg/kg is recommended if there is a clinical need to reverse neuromuscular blockade soon (approximately 3 minutes) after administration of a single dose of 1.2 mg/kg of rocuronium.

Always speak with your clinician about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Bridion active ingredients

Bridion injection, for intravenous use, contains sugammadex sodium. It forms a complex with the neuromuscular blocking agents rocuronium and vecuronium and reduces the amount of neuromuscular blocking agent available to bind to nicotinic cholinergic receptors. This causes a reversal of neuromuscular blockade induced by rocuronium and vecuronium.

Bridion side effects

The most common side effects of Bridion in clinical trials include:

  • Vomiting, nausea
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Pain and headache

In rare instances, Bridion can cause more serious adverse events. These can include:

  • Anaphylaxis – has occurred in 0.3% of healthy volunteers
  • Bradycardia (changes in heart rate) – cardiac arrest, has been observed within minutes after administration. Monitor for hemodynamic changes and administer anticholinergic agents such as atropine if bradycardia is observed
  • Respiratory Function Monitoring – support to breathe is mandatory until adequate spontaneous respiration is restored and the ability for patients to maintain a patent airway is assured. If the neuromuscular blockade continues after Bridion or recurs the following extubation, take steps to provide adequate ventilation
  • If re-administration of a neuromuscular blocking agent is needed after reversal with Bridion, waiting times should be based on the dose of Bridion, and the renal function of the patient

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

Bridion drug interactions

Bridion can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Toremifene – recovery could be delayed
  • Hormonal contraceptives – patients using hormonal oral contraceptives must use an additional, non-hormonal method of contraception for the next 7 days following the use of Bridion
  • Physical incompatibility has been reported with verapamil, ondansetron, and ranitidine

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

Bridion contraindications

You should not use Bridion if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient sugammadex
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Bridion
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • You are under 17 years of age

Talk to your doctor before using Bridion if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Bridion
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
  • Have had a known hypersensitivity reaction to sugammadex or any of its components
  • Have a severe renal impairment
  • Are receiving dialysis

Bridion generic

Bridion is the trademark brand name for sugammadex marketed by Merck Sharp and Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck and Company, Inc. A generic version of sugammadex is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Bridion savings through NiceRx.

*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.