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Cimduo Patient assistance program

Is your Cimduo 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 Cimduo 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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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 Cimduo cost savings if eligible

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much does Cimduo cost without insurance?

Cimduo prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Cimduo oral tablet (300 mg-300 mg) will typically cost around $1,100 for a supply of 30 tablets.

How much does Cimduo cost with insurance?

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

Cimduo is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Mylan Laboratories Limited. It is a combination of lamivudine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), both of which are nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). It is used in combination with other antiretroviral agents to treat human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection (HIV infection) in adult and pediatric patients weighing at least 35 kg.

Severe acute exacerbations of hepatitis B have been reported in patients who are co-infected with HBV and HIV-1 and have stopped lamivudine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate treatment.

What doses of Cimduo are available?

Cimduo is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 300 mg lamivudine and 300 mg tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (equivalent to 245 mg of tenofovir disoproxil).

You should be tested for hepatitis B virus infection before and during treatment. The recommended dose is one tablet orally, once daily with or without food. Cinduo is not recommended if you have CrCL less than 50 mL/min or if you have end-stage renal disease requiring hemodialysis.

If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember unless it is near the time of your next scheduled dose. If this is the case, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at your regular time.

Read the drug information available and always speak with your healthcare provider for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Cimduo active ingredients

Cimduo contains lamivudine and tenofovir df as the active ingredients.

Cimduo side effects

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

  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Rash

Cimduo can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Lactic Acidosis – symptoms include unusual tiredness, dizziness, severe drowsiness, chills, muscle pain, difficulty breathing, irregular heartbeat, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
  • New onset or worsening renal impairment including acute renal failure and Fanconi syndrome
  • Liver problems (nausea, vomiting that doesn’t stop, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellowing of eyes and skin, and dark urine). Hepatic decompensation has occurred in HIV-1/HCV co-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy and interferon and ribavirin-based regimens
  • Decreases in bone mineral density, bone pain
  • Immune Reconstitution Syndrome
  • Redistribution and/or accumulation of body fat
  • Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) in some children
  • Changes in your immune system (immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome or IRIS)

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

Cimduo drug interactions

Cimduo can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Protease Inhibitors – atazanavir/ritonavir, darunavir/ritonavir, or lopinavir/ritonavir
  • Sorbitol

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Cimduo. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Cimduo contraindications

You should not use Cimduo if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient lamivudine and tenofovir
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Cimduo
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

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

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Cimduo, especially other antivirals to treat HIV or hepatitis C
  • Have liver disease, including cirrhosis or hepatitis B or C (especially if you also use ribavirin or interferon alfa)
  • Have kidney problems (or if you are on dialysis)
  • Have a pancreas disorder
  • Have bone problems, including osteoporosis or a broken bone
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Cimduo generic

Cimduo is the trademark brand name for lamivudine and tenofovir manufactured by Mylan Laboratories Limited. A generic version of lamivudine and tenofovir is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Cimduo 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.