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Depo-Provera Patient assistance program

Is your Depo-Provera 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 Depo-Provera medication with our help.

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NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

How it works

  • Enroll online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.

  • Pre-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.

  • Submit documents

    We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.

  • Receive medication

    Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Depo-Provera cost savings if eligible

The Depo-Provera patient assistance program can provide your medication for free. We simply charge $49 per month for each medication to cover the cost of our services. With NiceRx, you will only pay $49 to obtain your Depo-Provera, regardless of the retail price.

Am I eligible for the Depo-Provera patient assistance program?

To find out if you are eligible for Depo-Provera assistance you can apply online using our enrollment application. Each pharmaceutical company sets its eligibility criteria, and we will review your application individually to determine if you may be eligible. The three main factors to consider 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 Depo-Provera patient assistance program?

Our application process aims to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Depo-Provera patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our online enrollment application. We will ask you for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income as this information is required by the pharmaceutical companies. We may be able to help you apply for other patient assistance programs too, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Depo-Provera.

NiceRx will review your application and determine whether you may be eligible for Depo-Provera assistance. If so, we will handle the full enrollment process for you and prepare all required documents for your healthcare provider to sign. Once you are successfully enrolled in the Depo-Provera patient assistance program, we will help you manage your prescription refills by requesting refills on your behalf throughout your enrollment period. At the end of your enrollment period we will contact you for updated information and seek to re-enroll you so you can continue to access affordable Depo-Provera.

Is NiceRx a Depo-Provera coupon provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Depo-Provera patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Depo-Provera samples. When obtaining your medication through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month per medication. This will likely save you more money than if you were to use Depo-Provera coupons, discount cards, or Depo-Provera copay cards.

Can NiceRx help me get Depo-Provera cheaper if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Depo-Provera medication. We may also be able to help if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. Whether you have insurance or not, apply online using our enrollment application to find out more.

How much does Depo-Provera cost without insurance?

Depo-Provera prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Depo-Provera intramuscular suspension (150 mg/mL) typically costs $65 for 1 milliliter.

How much does Depo-Provera cost with insurance?

The copay for Depo-Provera will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Depo-Provera with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.

What is Depo-Provera?

Depo-Provera ((Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA)) is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Pfizer. Depo-Provera is a progestin injectable contraceptive used for the prevention of pregnancy and to manage medical conditions related to your menstrual cycle. Depo-Provera suppresses ovulation, preventing your ovaries from releasing an egg. The cervical mucus also becomes thicker to prevent sperm from reaching the egg. Your health care provider may recommend Depo-Provera if:

  • You don’t want to take a birth control pill every day
  • You need or want to avoid using an estrogen-based contraceptive
  • You have certain health conditions such as anemia, seizures, sickle cell disease, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids

Depo-Provera is not recommended as a long-term birth control method (i.e., longer than 2 years of use) unless other forms of birth control are unsuitable.

What doses of Depo-Provera are available?

Depo-Provera is available in injection form, in the following doses: 50 mg per mL in prefilled syringes.

Depo-Provera will not protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Some studies suggest hormonal contraceptives such as Depo-Provera may increase your risk of chlamydia and HIV. You are advised to use barrier contraceptive methods to prevent the transmission of STIs.

See the full prescribing information for the complete boxed warning, and always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Depo-Provera active ingredients

Depo-Provera contains medroxyprogesterone acetate, a derivative of progesterone, as its active ingredient.

Depo-Provera side effects

The most common side effects of Depo-Provera in clinical trials include:

  • Irregular bleeding or spotting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Weight gain
  • Dizziness, headache
  • Anxiety
  • Decreased libido or anorgasmia
  • Vaginitis
  • Backache, pelvic pain, leg cramps, breast pain
  • Depression
  • Alopecia
  • Nausea
  • Bloating
  • Insomnia
  • Acne, hot flushes

In rare instances, Depo-Provera can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Reduced serum estrogen levels and significant loss of bone mineral density (BMD) leading to an increased risk of osteoporosis. It is not known if the use of Depo-Provera during adolescence or early adulthood will increase the risk for osteoporotic fracture in later life
  • Thromboembolic disorders
  • Cancer risks
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Anaphylaxis and anaphylactoid reactions
  • Jaundice or disturbances of liver function

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

Depo-Provera drug interactions

Depo-Provera can interact with other medications. These include:

  • CYP3A4 inducers

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Depo-Provera.

Depo-Provera contraindications

You should not use Depo-Provera if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient medroxyprogesterone acetate
  • Have had allergic reactions to any of the other ingredients in Depo-Provera
  • Have active thrombophlebitis, or current or past history of thromboembolic disorders, or cerebral vascular disease
  • Have known or suspected breast cancer
  • Have severe liver disease
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Depo-Provera if you have certain risk factors such as:

  • Taking any medications that could interact with Depo-Provera
  • Having a history of blood clots
  • Having a history of breast, renal, or endometrial cancer
  • Having a family history of breast cancer
  • Having diabetes, uncontrolled high blood pressure or a history of heart disease or stroke, and unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Depo-Provera generic

Depo-Provera is the trademark brand name for medroxyprogesterone acetate manufactured by Pfizer. A generic version of medroxyprogesterone acetate is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Depo-Provera 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 the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.

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.