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Celebrex Patient assistance program

Is your Celebrex 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 Celebrex medication with our help.

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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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  • An introduction to NiceRx
  • Next steps after qualifying
  • Uploading documents and billing
  • SSN & billing information
  • Medication delivery time

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. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free and you only pay our service fee.

  • 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.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Celebrex cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Celebrex 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 Celebrex patient assistance?

To be eligible for the Celebrex patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Celebrex 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 Celebrex patient assistance program?

Applying for the Celebrex 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 Celebrex, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Celebrex 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 Celebrex patient assistance program, we will also request your Celebrex 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 Celebrex coupon provider?

NiceRx does not provide Celebrex coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable Celebrex manufacturer coupons, Celebrex discounts, rebates, Celebrex 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 Celebrex medication with NiceRx.

Can NiceRx help me get Celebrex cheaper if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you access Celebrex patient assistance if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Celebrex
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Celebrex prescription
  • You do not have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much does Celebrex cost without insurance?

Celebrex prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Celebrex oral capsules 200 mg will typically cost around $180 for 10 capsules.

How much does Celebrex cost with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Celebrex 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 Celebrex?

Celebrex is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Pfizer. It is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis in patients 2 years of age and older
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Acute Pain
  • Primary Dysmenorrhea
  • Menstrual pain

What doses of Celebrex are available?

Celebrex is available in capsule form, in the following doses: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, and 400 mg.

Please see the full prescribing information for the complete boxed warning and the medication guide, and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Celebrex active ingredients

Celebrex contains celecoxib as the active ingredient. This medication is an NSAID, specifically a COX-2 inhibitor.

Celebrex side effects

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

  • Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, heartburn
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Peripheral edema
  • Dizziness
  • Pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Rash

In rare instances, Celebrex can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, including myocardial infarction and stroke
  • Increased risk of serious gastrointestinal adverse events including bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestines – bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds
  • Hepatotoxicity – upper right side stomach pain, fatigue, yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • Hypertension
  • Heart failure and edema – swelling, rapid weight gain, feeling short of breath
  • Renal toxicity – little or no urination, swelling in your feet or ankles, fatigue or shortness of breath
  • Anaphylactic reactions
  • Exacerbation of asthma related to aspirin sensitivity
  • Serious skin reactions – stop treatment at the first sign of skin rash or other signs of hypersensitivity
  • Premature closure of fetal ductus arteriosus
  • Hematologic toxicity – monitor patients with any signs or symptoms of anemia such as pale skin, unusual tiredness, feeling light-headed or short of breath, cold hands and feet

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of a heart attack or stroke, such as chest pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, feeling numb or weak on one side of the body, slurred speech, and feeling short of breath.

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

Celebrex drug interactions

Celebrex can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Drugs that interfere with hemostasis – warfarin, aspirin, SSRIs/SNRIs
  • ACE Inhibitors
  • Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARB)
  • Beta-Blockers
  • Diuretics
  • Digoxin

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Celebrex. Tell your doctor about all prescription drugs, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking, including any supplements you take.

Celebrex contraindications

You should not use Celebrex if you:

  • Have a history of asthma, urticaria, or other allergic-type reactions to the active ingredient celecoxib or other NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen, or diclofenac
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Celebrex or sulfonamides (sulfa drugs)
  • Have just had heart bypass surgery (coronary artery bypass graft, or CABG). Celecoxib can increase your risk of fatal heart attack or stroke, even if you don’t have any risk factors
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor about your medical condition before using Celebrex if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Celebrex
  • Are taking an antidepressant, steroid, or medicine to treat or prevent blood clots, as these may increase your risk of a stomach ulcer or bleeding
  • Have a history of peptic ulcer disease and/or GI bleeding
  • Have heart disease, or high blood pressure
  • Have asthma
  • Have bleeding problems
  • Have liver or kidney problems
  • Smoke or drink alcohol
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Celebrex generic

Celebrex is the trademark brand name for celecoxib manufactured by Pfizer. A generic version of celecoxib is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Celebrex 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.

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.