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Your monthly Erivedge cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Erivedge patient assistance program you can get your medication for free. Our monthly flat rate of $49 per medication covers the cost of our services in applying for the program and requesting your ongoing refills on your behalf. If you obtain your Erivedge through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Erivedge patient assistance program?

You could receive your Erivedge without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. This criteria is set by the pharmaceutical companies who are providing assistance programs. At NiceRx we review each application individually, although the main 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 Erivedge patient assistance?

We do everything that we can to take the hassle and stress out of applying for patient assistance programs. Simply start by filling in our enrollment application. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical companies you are applying to for assistance. We may also be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Erivedge.

NiceRx will review the information you have provided, and if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance, we will seek to enroll you in the XXXX patient assistance program. We will handle the enrollment process for you by working with your healthcare provider and preparing all the required paperwork for your doctor to sign. We will also request your Erivedge medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.

Is NiceRx an Erivedge coupons provider?

At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Erivedge patient assistance program. This means that we are not an Erivedge coupon, an Erivedge discount card, or an Erivedge copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers, or free Erivedge samples.

Can NiceRx help me get Erivedge if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you if you have insurance, including if your insurance company will not pay for your Erivedge medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you do not have insurance. Please fill in our enrollment application to find out more.

How much is Erivedge with insurance?

The cost of Erivedge will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.

How much does Erivedge cost without insurance?

Erivedge costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Erivedge oral capsules 150 mg will typically cost around $12,300 for 28 capsules. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.

What is Erivedge?

Erivedge contains the prescription medicine vismodegib. It is used for the treatment of basal cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer in adults. Erivedge is used when cancer spreads to other parts of the body, if it has come back after surgery or that you cannot be treated with surgery or radiation therapy.

Erivedge capsules should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. You should not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts than recommended. Erivedge is normally taken once per day, with or without food. The capsules should not be crushed, chewed, broken, or opened. Swallow the capsule whole. Store the capsules at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Erivedge active ingredients

Vismodegib blocks what is known as the Hedgehog pathway in the body. Overstimulation of this pathway can cause a variety of different human cancers in the body. Blocking the Hedgehog pathway helps to treat cancer in your body.

It is not known if Erivedge is safe and effective to use in children. Erivedge should not be used if you are pregnant, or if you are a man and your partner is pregnant. Women should use birth control to prevent pregnancy while taking Erivedge and for 24 months after taking their last dose. Men should use condoms or other forms of contraceptives during sex while taking Erivedge and for 3 months after taking their last dose. Call your doctor if a pregnancy occurs while either partner is taking vismodegib. You should not breastfeed while using Erivedge and for at least 7 months after your last dose.

Erivedge side effects

The most common side effects caused by Erivedge include:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Lack of appetite
  • Diarrhea, constipation
  • Feeling tired
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Hair loss
  • Weight loss

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Erivedge against your risk of side effects.

Erivedge drug interactions

Erivedge can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Treatments for irregular heartbeat – amiodarone, dronedarone
  • Antibiotics for bacterial infections – azithromycin, clarithromycin, erythromycin, telithromycin
  • Anti-viral treatments – boceprevir, ritonavir
  • Immuno-suppressants – cyclosporine
  • Proton pump inhibitors used to reduce stomach acid – esomeprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole, rabeprazole
  • Calcium channel blockers for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension) – felodipine, nifedipine
  • Antifungal treatments for fungal infections – itraconazole, ketoconazole

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

Erivedge warning and precautions

You should not use Erivedge if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient vismodegib
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Erivedge
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Talk to your doctor before using Erivedge if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Erivedge
  • Have liver disease
  • Have kidney disease

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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.