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Cuvrior Patient assistance program

Is your Cuvrior 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 Cuvrior 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 Cuvrior cost savings if eligible

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

Am I eligible for the Cuvrior patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Cuvrior patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which are 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 Cuvrior patient assistance program?

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

Is NiceRx a Cuvrior coupon provider?

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

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

We may be able to help you to access Cuvrior patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Cuvrior 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 does Cuvrior cost without insurance?

Cuvrior cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Cuvrior cost with insurance?

The copay for Cuvrior 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.

What is Cuvrior?

Cuvrior is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Orphalan SA. FDA approval of Cuvrior was based on the results of the global phase 3 trial, CHELATE.

Cuvrior is a copper chelator agent used for the treatment of adult patients with stable Wilson’s disease who are de-coppered and tolerant to penicillamine. Wilson’s disease is a rare genetic disorder that stops the body from removing copper, causing it to build up in the liver, brain, eyes, and other organs. High copper levels can cause life-threatening organ damage.

Cuvrior removes copper from the body by forming a complex that is excreted through urine. Cuvrior may also prevent copper absorption from the intestinal tract.

What doses of Cuvrior are available?

Cuvrior is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 300 mg.

Determine serum non-ceruloplasmin copper (NCC) levels when starting treatment, after 3 months, and then every 6 months thereafter. The starting total daily dosage in adults is 300 mg up to a maximum dosage of 3,000 mg orally in divided doses, twice a day. Take Cuvrior on an empty stomach. Swallow the tablets whole, without crushing, chewing, or dissolving them.

Please see the full prescribing information. Also, read the labeling provided and drug information with your medicine and always speak with your healthcare provider for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Cuvrior active ingredients

Cuvrior contains trientine tetrahydrochloride as the active ingredient.

Cuvrior side effects

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

  • Abdominal pain
  • Change of bowel habits
  • Rash
  • Alopecia
  • Mood swings

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

  • Worsening of symptoms at the initiation of treatment
  • Copper deficiency
  • Iron deficiency
  • Hypersensitivity reactions

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

Cuvrior drug interactions

Cuvrior can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Mineral Supplements such as iron, zinc, calcium, or magnesium

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

Cuvrior contraindications

You should not use Cuvrior if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient trientine tetrahydrochloride
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Cuvrior
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Cuvrior if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Cuvrior
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Cuvrior generic

Cuvrior is the trademark brand name for trientine tetrahydrochloride manufactured by Orphalan SA. A generic version of trientine tetrahydrochloride is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Cuvrior 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.