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Epidiolex Patient assistance program

Is your Epidiolex 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 Epidiolex 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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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 Epidiolex cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Epidiolex 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 Epidiolex patient assistance?

To be eligible for the Epidiolex patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Epidiolex 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 Epidiolex patient assistance program?

Applying for the Epidiolex 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 Epidiolex, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Epidiolex 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 Epidiolex patient assistance program, we will also request your Epidiolex 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 an Epidiolex coupons provider?

NiceRx does not provide Epidiolex coupons, discount cards, or copay cards. We do not offer printable Epidiolex manufacturer coupons, Epidiolex discounts, rebates, Epidiolex 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 Epidiolex medication with NiceRx.

Can NiceRx help me get Epidiolex if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you access Epidiolex patient assistance if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Epidiolex
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Epidiolex prescription
  • You do not have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much does Epidiolex cost without insurance?

Epidiolex prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Epidiolex oral liquid (100 mg/mL) will typically cost around $975 for 60 milliliters.

How much does Epidiolex cost with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Epidiolex 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 Epidiolex?

Epidiolex is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Greenwich Biosciences Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of GW Pharmaceuticals plc. Epidiolex is the first and only FDA‑approved prescription cannabinoid.

Epidiolex (cannabidiol) is indicated for the treatment of seizures associated with rare and severe forms of epilepsy, Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), Dravet syndrome, or tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) in patients 1 year of age and older. It is not known if Epidiolex is safe and effective in children under 1 year of age.

CBD (cannabidiol) is a chemical component of the Cannabis plant, more commonly known as marijuana. CBD does not cause the high that comes from tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). It is THC that is the main psychoactive component of marijuana. Under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), CBD is currently a Schedule I substance because it is a chemical component of the cannabis plant.

What doses of Epidiolex are available?

Epidiolex is available in oral solution form, in the following doses: 100 mg/mL.

Please refer to the medication guide and instructions for use for additional important information. Always speak with your caregivers about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Epidiolex active ingredients

Epidiloex contains cannabidiol (CBD) as the active ingredient.

Epidiolex side effects

The most common side effects of Epidiolex in clinical trials compared to placebo include:

  • Somnolence, sedation
  • Loss of appetite, diarrhea
  • Transaminase elevations (increase in liver enzymes)
  • Tiredness, malaise, and asthenia
  • Rash
  • Insomnia, sleep problems, and poor quality sleep
  • Infections

In rare instances, Epidiolex can cause more serious adverse reactions. These can include:

  • Hepatocellular injury – concomitant use of valproate and higher doses of Epidiolex increases the risk of transaminase elevations
  • Increased risk of suicidal thoughts and behavior
  • Hypersensitivity reactions
  • Withdrawal of antiepileptic drugs – Epidiolex should be withdrawn gradually to minimize the risk of increased seizure frequency and status epilepticus

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

Epidiolex drug interactions

Epidiolex can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Moderate or strong inhibitors of CYP3A4 or CYP2C19
  • Strong inducers of CYP3A4 or CYP2C19
  • Substrates of CYP1A2 and CYP2B6

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Epidiolex. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all prescription drugs, over-the-counter, and other drugs you take. Also tell them about any vitamins, herbs, and supplements you use.

Epidiolex contraindications

You should not use Epidiolex if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient cannabidiol
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Epidiolex

Talk to a healthcare professional before using Epidiolex if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Epidiolex
  • Have a drug or alcohol addiction
  • Have depression, or suffer from mood disorders
  • Have suicidal thoughts or actions
  • Have liver problems
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – women who are taking Epidiolex during pregnancy are advised to enroll in the North American Antiepileptic Drug (NAAED) Pregnancy Registry
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – it is not known if this medicine passes into breast milk

Epidiolex generic

Epidiolex is the trademark brand name for cannabidiol manufactured by Greenwich Biosciences Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of GW Pharmaceuticals plc. A generic version of cannabidiol is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Epidiolex savings through NiceRx.

Related medications

*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.