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Evrenzo Patient assistance program

Is your Evrenzo 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 Evrenzo 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.

An introduction to NiceRx

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  • An introduction to NiceRx
  • Next steps after qualifying
  • Uploading documents and billing
  • SSN & billing information
  • Medication delivery time

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 Evrenzo cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Evrenzo patient assistance program you can receive your medication for free. Our monthly service fee 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 Evrenzo through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Evrenzo patient assistance program?

You could receive your Evrenzo without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. The eligibility requirements are set by the pharmaceutical companies that 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 Evrenzo 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 Evrenzo.

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 Evrenzo 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 Evrenzo medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.

Is NiceRx an Evrenzo coupon provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Evrenzo cheaper 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 Evrenzo medication, or if 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 does Evrenzo cost without insurance?

Evrenzo costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Evrenzo tablets 20 mg will typically cost around $75 for 12 tablets. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.

How much does Evrenzo cost with insurance?

The copay of Evrenzo 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.

What is Evrenzo?

Evrenzo is manufactured by Astellas Pharma Inc, Fibrogen. Despite FDA rejection, based on cardiovascular disease risks such as blood clots and deaths, the European Commission has approved Evrenzo for adult patients with symptomatic anemia of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in both non-dialysis dependent (NDD) and dialysis-dependent (DD) adult patients.

Approval in the European Union follows the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) opinion to authorize roxadustat based on results from a Phase III open-label study.

Results from this study showed that roxadustat was effective in achieving and maintaining target Hb levels in CKD patients with symptomatic anaemia irrespective of dialysis status and of previous ESA treatment. The safety profile of roxadustat reflects that of the CKD populations studied and is comparable to ESAs. Roxadustat is approved for use in EU member states, the EEA, as well as in Japan, China, Chile, and South Korea.

It is important to note that patients treated with erythropoietin (EPO)/erythropoiesisstimulating agent (ESA, a medicine that promotes the production of red blood cells) and whose hemoglobin levels are consistent should not be switched to Evrenzo without consulting with a healthcare professional first.

What doses of Evrenzo are available?

Evrenzo is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 20 mg, 50 mg, 70 mg, 100 mg, and 150 mg.

Always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Evrenzo active ingredients

Evrenzo contains the active ingredient roxadustat. It is classed as a hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) prolyl hydroxylase (PH) inhibitor, (HIF-PH inhibitor).

Evrenzo side effects

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

  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Vascular access thrombosis (blood clots in blood vessels associated with dialysis)
  • Diarrhea
  • Peripheral edema (swelling in the ankles and feet)
  • Hyperkalaemia (high blood potassium levels)
  • Nausea

In rare instances, Evrenzo can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Sepsis (blood poisoning)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clots in a deep vein)

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

Evrenzo drug interactions

Other drugs may interact with Evrenzo, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medications including any supplements you are taking.

Evrenzo contraindications

You should not use Evrenzo if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient roxadustat
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Evrenzo
  • Are allergic to peanuts, or soya
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – do not use during the 3rd trimester
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Talk to your doctor before using Evrenzo if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Evrenzo

Evrenzo generic

Evrenzo is the trademark brand name for roxadustat manufactured by Astellas Pharma Inc. and Fibrogen. A generic version of roxadustat is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Evrenzo 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.