How it works
Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.
NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are pre-qualified. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free, and you only pay our service fee.
We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.
Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address. Final acceptance is determined by the pharmaceutical company.
Your monthly Cytogam cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible to receive your Cytogam 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 Cytogam patient assistance?
To be eligible for the Cytogam patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Cytogam 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 Cytogam patient assistance program?
Applying for the Cytogam 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 Cytogam, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Cytogam 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 Cytogam patient assistance program, we will also request your Cytogam 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 Cytogam coupons provider?
NiceRx does not provide Cytogam coupons, discount cards, or copay cards. We do not offer printable Cytogam manufacturer coupons, Cytogam discounts, rebates, Cytogam 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 Cytogam medication with NiceRx.
Can NiceRx help me get Cytogam if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you access Cytogam patient assistance if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Cytogam
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Cytogam prescription
- You do not have insurance
Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.
How much does Cytogam cost without insurance?
Cytogam prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Cytogam intravenous solution (50 mg/mL) will typically cost around $1,550 for 50 milliliters.
How much does Cytogam cost with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Cytogam 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 Cytogam?
Cytogam is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by CSL Behring. CytoGam (Cytomegalovirus Immune Globulin Intravenous) (CMV-IVIG), is an immunoglobulin G (IgG) containing a standardized amount of antibody to Cytomegalovirus (CMV).
Cytomegalovirus Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human) is indicated for the prophylaxis of cytomegalovirus disease associated with transplantation of kidney, lung, liver, pancreas, and heart. In transplants of these organs other than kidneys from CMV seropositive donors into seronegative recipients, prophylactic CMV-IVIG should be considered in combination with ganciclovir.
What doses of Cytogam are available?
Cytogam is available in injection form, in the following doses: 50 mg in 1 mL.
The recommended rate of CytoGam infusion for prophylaxis of CMV disease in solid organ transplant patients is 60 mg Ig/kg/hr.
Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Cytogam active ingredients
Cytogam contains the active ingredient cytomegalovirus Immune Globulin Intravenous (Human).
Cytogam side effects
The most common adverse reactions of Cytogam in clinical trials include:
- Flushing, chills, muscle cramps, back pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, arthralgia, and wheezing
- Reduced blood pressure
- Increases in serum creatinine and blood urea nitrogen
- Oliguria or anuria
- Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
- Transfusion Associated Lung Injury (TRALI)
- cyanosis, hypoxemia, pulmonary edema, dyspnea, bronchospasm
- Cardiac arrest, thromboembolism, vascular collapse, hypotension
- Coma, loss of consciousness, seizures, tremor Integumentary
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome, epidermolysis, erythema multiforme, bullous dermatitis
- Pancytopenia, leukopenia, hemolysis
- Back pain
- Hepatic dysfunction
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased urine output, sudden weight gain, and/or shortness of breath
In rare instances, Cytogam can cause more serious adverse events. These can include:
- CMV-IVIG is made from human plasma and, like other plasma products, carries the possibility for transmission of blood-borne viral agents, and theoretically, the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) agent
- Renal dysfunction, acute renal failure, osmotic nephrosis, and death – those containing sucrose as a stabilizer account for a disproportionate share of the total number. CytoGam contains sucrose as a stabilizer
- Aseptic meningitis syndrome – severe headache, nuchal rigidity, drowsiness, fever, photophobia, painful eye movements, and nausea and vomiting
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Cytogam against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Cytogam to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Cytogam drug interactions
Cytogam can interact with other medications. These include:
- Live virus vaccines such as measles, mumps, and rubella. Vaccination with live virus vaccines should be deferred until approximately three months after the administration of CytoGam
Other drugs may interact with cytomegalovirus immune globulin, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care providers about all medicines you use now and any medicine you start or stop using.
You should not use Cytogam if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient cytomegalovirus immune globulin
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Cytogam
- Have selective immunoglobulin A deficiency
Talk to your doctor before using Cytogam if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Cytogam
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Have kidney disease
- Have diabetes
- Have a history of heart disease or stroke
- Are older than 65
- Have been sick with vomiting or diarrhea
- Are dehydrated or have low blood pressure
Cytogam is the trademark brand name for cytomegalovirus immune globulin manufactured by CSL Behring. A generic version of cytomegalovirus immune globulin is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Cytogam savings through NiceRx.
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.