Is NiceRx a Byooviz coupon provider?
NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. We do not offer trial offers or free Byooviz samples.
Byooviz 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.
How much does Byooviz cost without insurance?
Byooviz prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Byooviz typically costs $1,100 per single-use vial.
How much does Byooviz cost with insurance?
The copay for Byooviz will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Byooviz with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Byooviz?
Byooviz is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Biogen Inc and Samsung Bioepis co., ltd. It is a vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitor (anti-VEGF), used to treat patients with:
- Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (Wet AMD)
- Macular edema following retinal vein occlusion (RVO) – RVO is a common cause of eye disease that can cause vision loss. Vision loss from CRVO results when fluid leaks into the center of the retina due to blocked blood vessels
- Myopic choroidal neovascularization (mCNV)
Byooviz is not recommended for the treatment of patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) or diabetic retinopathy (DR).
Byooviz is the first biosimilar to Genentech’s Lucentis. It is also the first ophthalmology biosimilar treatment option to gain FDA approval in the United States. Biosimilar means that the biologic product is approved based on data showing that it is highly similar to an FDA-approved biological product, known as the reference product and that there are no clinical differences between the biosimilar product and the reference product.
What doses of Byooviz are available?
Byooviz is available in single-dose 0.05 mL vials for intravitreal injections, in the following doses: 10 mg/mL.
Always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Byooviz active ingredients
Byooviz contains ranibizumab-nuna as the active ingredient.
Byooviz side effects
The most common side effects of Byooviz in clinical trials include:
- Conjunctival hemorrhage
- Eye pain
- Vitreous floaters
- Increased intraocular pressure
In rare instances, Byooviz can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Endophthalmitis and retinal detachments
- The potential risk of arterial thromboembolic events
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Byooviz against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions to Byooviz to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Byooviz drug interactions
Other drugs may interact with Byooviz, 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 Byooviz if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient ranibizumab-nuna
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Byooviz
- Have ocular or periocular infections
Talk to your doctor before using Byooviz if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Byooviz
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Byooviz is the trademark brand name for ranibizumab-nuna manufactured by Biogen Inc and Samsung Bioepis co., ltd. A generic version of ranibizumab-nuna is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Byooviz 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.