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Your monthly Cubicin cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Cubicin 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 Cubicin prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Cubicin patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Cubicin 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 Cubicin patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Cubicin patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Cubicin. 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 Cubicin assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will 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 are enrolled in the Cubicin patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Cubicin medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx a Cubicin coupons provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Cubicin if I have insurance?

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

How much is Cubicin with insurance?

The cost of Cubicin 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 Cubicin cost without insurance?

Cubicin prices without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it and how much you buy. As a guide, Cubicin powder for injection 500 mg usually costs $475 for 1 powder for injection. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

What is Cubicin?

Cubicin contains the prescription medicine daptomycin, an antibiotic used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the skin and in the body. Cubicin is used for:

  • Adults and children aged at least 1 year old with complicated skin and skin structure infections (cSSSI)
  • Adult patients with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections, including adult patients who have right-sided infective endocarditis, caused by methicillin-susceptible and methicillin-resistant strains of the bacteria
  • Children aged from 1 to 17 years of age with Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections

Cubicin is given as an infusion directly into a vein. Cubicin is given slowly, the IV infusion can take up to 60 minutes depending on your age. Cubicin is mixed with a liquid before use, this should be done only when you are going to use it. The bottle should be gently swirled and not shaken as this will spoil the medicine. The course of treatment should be completed even if you see an improvement in your symptoms. Improper use can lead to bacterial resistance to the medication. It is important to note that daptomycin will not treat a viral infection.

Cubicin active ingredients

Daptomycin is an antibacterial belonging to a class called cyclic lipopeptides. Daptomycin is used for the treatment of infections caused by aerobic (needing oxygen) pathogenic bacteria. Daptomycin attaches itself to the cell membranes of the bacteria causing the cell membrane to become depolarized (to become less negatively charged). This change in the cell membrane of the bacteria causes a decrease in the production of DNA, RNA, and protein, leading to the eventual death of the bacterial cell.

Cubicin side effects

The most common side effects caused by Cubicin include:

  • Stomach pains and vomiting
  • Dizziness, headaches
  • Sore throat, difficulty breathing, chest pain
  • Rashes, itching, sweating
  • Problems sleeping
  • Hypertension (increased blood pressure)
  • Abnormal liver function tests

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

  • Flu-like symptoms, fever, mouth and throat ulcers,cough, shallow breathing
  • Severe stomach pain, watery or bloody diarrhea
  • Burning or pain when you urinate
  • Tingling, burning, or numbness in your hands and feet
  • Muscle pain or weakness
  • Unusual bleeding

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Cubicin against your risk of side effects.

Cubicin drug interactions

Cubicin can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Vaccines – BCG, cholera, typhoid
  • Treatment for high cholesterol – atorvastatin, pravastatin, rosuvastatin, simvastatin
  • NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) – celecoxib, diclofenac, fenoprofen, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, rofecoxib
  • Treatments to lower lipid levels and control high cholesterol – clofibrate, fenofibrate
  • Hormone treatments – estradiol, ethinyl estradiol
  • Immuno-suppressants – cyclosporine, voclosporin

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

Cubicin warning and precautions

You should not use Cubicin if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient daptomycin
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Cubicin

Talk to your doctor before using Cubicin if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Cubicin
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have a nerve or muscle disorder
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

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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.