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Colcrys Patient assistance program

Is your Colcrys 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 Colcrys 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 Colcrys cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Colcrys patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 a month, per medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Colcrys prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Colcrys patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Colcrys patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which is set by the pharmaceutical companies, however, the 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 the Colcrys patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Colcrys patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Colcrys. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Colcrys assistance, we’ll handle the application process for you. We’ll work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you’re enrolled in the Colcrys patient assistance program, and we’ll automatically request your Colcrys medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx a Colcrys coupons provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Colcrys patient assistance program. That means that we don’t offer printable Colcrys manufacturer coupons, Colcrys discounts, or free Colcrys samples. We are not a Colcrys coupon provider or Colcrys discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Colcrys if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Colcrys patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company won’t pay for your Colcrys medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you don’t have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.

How much is Colcrys with insurance?

The cost of Colcrys with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

How much does Colcrys cost without insurance?

Colcrys prices without insurance will vary depending on the amount you buy (3, 30, or 100 tablets). Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, a pack of 30, 0.6mg Colcrys tablets will cost around $360.

What is Colcrys?

Colcrys is a prescription medicine used to treat gout in adults and familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) in adults and children aged 4 and older.

If you have gout or FMF, your doctor may have prescribed Colcrys to you. It’s a medication that eases the inflammation and pain caused by your condition, and it can make your gout or FMF attacks less frequent and less severe. You take Colcrys as a tablet that you swallow.

Colcrys active ingredients

The active ingredient in Colcrys is called colchicine. It’s a drug that can reduce inflammation and pain caused by gout and FMF. Inflammation is a natural response triggered by your immune system to help you clear infections and heal damaged tissue. However, sometimes inflammation is triggered in healthy tissue causing pain and damage, as happens with gout and FMF attacks.

Colcrys helps to reduce this inflammation. The active ingredient colchicine enters the white blood cells your immune system uses to trigger inflammation, stopping them from working as effectively. This reduces your inflammation, easing your symptoms and making future attacks less likely and less severe.

Colcrys side effects & Colcrys drug interactions

The most common side effects caused by Colcrys, which affect around 1 in 10 people who take it, include nausea (feeling sick), vomiting (being sick), stomach pain, and diarrhea.

In rare instances, Colcrys can cause more serious side effects, such as:

  • Severe allergic reactions to the medication
  • Low white blood cell counts can make you more susceptible to contracting infections
  • Rhabdomyolysis, a serious condition that causes your muscles to break down, and that can lead to kidney failure and death
  • Overdoses, where people have too much Colcrys in their body that can cause organ failure and death
  • Infertility in men (this is usually reversed when men stop taking Colcrys)

Your doctor will assess the benefits of taking Colcrys against your risk of side effects. Colcrys can also interact with other medications. It’s especially important to tell your doctor if you’re taking:

  • Any antiretroviral medications to treat HIV/AIDS, including:
    • Atazanavir sulfate (Reyataz)
    • Darunavir (Prezista)
    • Fosamprenavir (Lexiva)
    • Indinavir (Crixivan)
    • Lopinavir/ritonavir (Kaletra)
    • Nelfinavir mesylate (Viracept)
    • Ritonavir (Norvir)
    • Saquinavir mesylate (Invirase)
    • Tipranavir (Aptivus)
  • Any antifungal medications, including:
    • Itraconazole (Sporanox)
    • Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
  • Any antibiotics, including:
    • Clarithromycin (Biaxin)
    • Telithromycin (Ketek)
  • Cyclosporine (Neoral, Gengraf, Sandimmune) – an immunosuppressant medication used to treat inflammatory diseases like arthritis, psoriasis, and Crohn’s disease, and to help reduce the chances of tissue rejection after an organ transplant
  • Nefazodone (Serzone) – an atypical antidepressant used to treat mood disorders like depression

Colcrys warnings & precautions

Colcrys should not be given to children under 4 years old to treat familial Mediterranean fever. Don’t take Colcrys if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient colchicine, or any of the other ingredients in Colcrys
  • Have any kidney problems
  • Have any liver problems
  • Are under 18 years of age to treat gout

Talk to your doctor before taking Colcrys if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Colcrys (see the section above)
  • Are a man and are trying to get your partner pregnant
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

*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.