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NiceRx is not an Exondys 51 coupon, Exondys 51 discount card, or Exondys 51 copay card provider. We do not offer Exondys 51 manufacturer coupons, Exondys 51 discounts, rebates, Exondys 51 savings cards, trial offers, or free Exondys 51 samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.

Exondys 51 patient assistance program

Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.

Can NiceRx help me get Exondys 51 cheaper if I have insurance?

How much does Exondys 51 cost without insurance?

Without insurance, Exondys 51 costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer.

How much does Exondys 51 cost with insurance?

The copay for Exondys 51 will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more.

What is Exondys 51?

Exondys 51 is manufactured by Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. Exondys 51 is an antisense oligonucleotide with FDA approval (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, (DMD) in patients who have a confirmed mutation of the DMD gene that is compliant to exon skipping. Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is caused mainly by internal deletions in the gene for dystrophin protein essential for maintaining muscle cell membrane integrity in DMD patients.

This approval is under accelerated approval based on an increase in dystrophin production in skeletal muscle seen in some patients treated with Exondys 51. Continued approval for this use may be based on verification of a clinical benefit in confirmatory trials.

What doses of Exondys 51 are available?

Exondys 51 is available as an injection, in the following doses: 100 mg/2 mL in a single-dose vial, and 500 mg/10 mL in a single-dose vial.

The recommended dose is 30 mg/kg of body weight once weekly. Administer as an intravenous infusion over 35 to 60 minutes. Read the prescribing information and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Exondys 51 active ingredients

The active ingredient of Exondys 51 is eteplirsen. Clinical studies confirm the exon-skipping mechanism of action of Exondys 51.

Exondys 51 side effects

The most common side effects of Exondys 51 in clinical trials compared to placebo include:

  • Balance disorder
  • Vomiting
  • Contact dermatitis

In rare instances, Exondys 51 can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions – pyrexia, flushing, cough, dyspnea, bronchospasm, rash, urticaria, and hypotension

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Exondys 51 against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Exondys 51 to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Exondys 51 drug interactions

Other drugs may interact with Exondys 51, 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.

Exondys 51 contraindications

You should not use Exondys 51 if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient eteplirsen
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Exondys 51

Talk to your doctor before using Exondys 51 if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Exondys 51
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Exondys 51 generic

Exondys 51 is the trademark brand name for eteplirsen manufactured by Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. A generic version of eteplirsen is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Exondys 51 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.