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 Doptelet cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible to receive your Doptelet 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 Doptelet patient assistance?
To be eligible for the Doptelet patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Doptelet 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 Doptelet patient assistance program?
Applying for the Doptelet 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 Doptelet, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Doptelet 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 Doptelet patient assistance program, we will also request your Doptelet 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 Doptelet coupons provider?
NiceRx does not provide Doptelet coupons, discount cards, or copay cards. We do not offer printable Doptelet manufacturer coupons, Doptelet discounts, rebates, Doptelet 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 Doptelet medication with NiceRx.
Can NiceRx help me get Doptelet if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you access Doptelet patient assistance if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Doptelet
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Doptelet prescription
- You do not have insurance
Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.
How much does Doptelet cost without insurance?
Doptelet prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Doptelet oral tablets 20 mg will typically cost around $10940 for 30 tablets.
How much does Doptelet cost with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Doptelet 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 Doptelet?
Doptelet is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by AkaRx, Inc. Durham, North Carolina 27707. Distributed and Marketed by Dova Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Doptelet is a thrombopoietin receptor agonist used for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in adult patients with chronic liver disease who are scheduled to undergo a procedure.
What doses of Doptelet are available?
Doptelet is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 20 mg.
Chronic Liver Disease:
- Platelet count less than 40 x 109/L: 60 mg orally once a day starting 10 to 13 days prior to the scheduled procedure
- Platelet count 40 to less than 50 x 109/L: 40 mg orally once a day starting 10 to 13 days prior to the scheduled procedure
Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP):
- Daily dose 20 mg tablet orally once a day. Adjust the frequency of dosing to maintain platelet count greater than or equal to 50 x109/L. Do not exceed 40 mg per day
Doptelet should be taken once daily for 5 days with food. For missed doses, patients should take the next dose as soon as they remember.
Store the tablets at room temperature away from moisture and heat and keep them in the foil blister pack until you are ready to take a dose. Please see full Prescribing Information, including the Patient Information Leaflet, and always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Doptelet active ingredients
Avatrombopag is an orally bioavailable, small molecule TPO receptor agonist. Its mechanism of action is to stimulate the growth and spread of megakaryocytes from bone marrow cells, resulting in an increase in platelets. Avatrombopag does not compete with TPO for binding to the TPO receptor and has an additive effect with TPO on platelet production.
Doptelet side effects
The most common side effects of Doptelet in clinical trials include:
- Abdominal pain, nausea
- Headache, fatigue
- Arthralgia – joint pain
In rare instances, Doptelet can cause more serious adverse effects. These can include:
- Thrombotic – monitor platelet counts and for thromboembolic events
- Chronic immune thrombocytopenia – contusion, epistaxis, upper respiratory tract infection, gingival bleeding, petechiae, and nasopharyngitis
- Chest pain, shortness of breath
Your healthcare professional will assess the benefits of using Doptelet against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Doptelet to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Doptelet drug interactions
Doptelet can interact with other medications. These include:
- Moderate or strong dual inhibitor of CYP2C9 and CYP3A4
- Moderate CYP3A and CYP2C9 Inhibitor – fluconazole
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Doptelet.
You should not use Doptelet if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient avatrombopag
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Doptelet
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – may cause fetal harm
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – you should not breast-feed while using Doptelet, and for at least 2 weeks after your last dose
Talk to your doctor about all of your medical conditions before using Doptelet if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Doptelet
- Are due to have a medical or dental procedure – your platelet count will need to be checked before treatment and on the day of your scheduled procedure
- Have had a blood clot, bleeding, or blood clotting disorder other than thrombocytopenia
Doptelet is the trademark brand name for avatrombopag manufactured by AkaRx, Inc. A generic version of avatrombopag is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Doptelet 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.