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Farydak Patient assistance program

Is your Farydak 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 Farydak 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 Farydak cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Farydak 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 Farydak through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Farydak patient assistance program?

You could receive your Farydak 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 Farydak 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 you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking and Farydak.

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

Is NiceRx a Farydak coupon provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Farydak 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 Farydak 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 Farydak cost without insurance?

Farydak costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Farydak oral capsule 10 mg will typically cost around $14,800 for 6 capsules. 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 Farydak cost with insurance?

The copay of Farydak 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 Farydak?

Farydak is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Secura Bio, Inc. Farydak, is classed as a histone deacetylase inhibitor (HDAC). It is used in combination with bortezomib and dexamethasone, to treat multiple myeloma patients who have received at least 2 prior treatments, including bortezomib and an immunomodulatory agent.

Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer that begins in white blood cells called plasma cells. Multiple myeloma causes plasma cells to multiply rapidly, crowding out other blood cells from the bone marrow. Farydak helps to slow the over-development of the plasma cells.

This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on progression-free survival. Continued approval for this indication may be based upon verification and description of clinical benefit in confirmatory trials.

What doses of Farydak are available?

Farydak is available in capsule form, in the following doses: 10 mg, 15 mg, and 20 mg.

20 mg is taken orally once every other day for 3 doses per week (on Days 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, and 12) of Weeks 1 and 2 of each 21-day cycle for 8 cycles. Consider continuing treatment for another 8 cycles for patients with clinical benefit, unless they have unresolved severe or medically significant toxicity.

Please see the full prescribing information for the complete boxed warning and always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Farydak active ingredients

Farydak contains panobinostat as the active ingredient.

Farydak side effects

The most common side effects of Farydak in clinical trials compared to placebo (incidence of at least 20%) include:

  • Diarrhea, decreased appetite, vomiting
  • Tiredness
  • Nausea
  • Peripheral edema
  • Pyrexia
  • Non-hematologic laboratory abnormalities – hypophosphatemia, hypokalemia, hyponatremia, and increased creatinine
  • Hematologic laboratory abnormalities – thrombocytopenia, lymphopenia, leukopenia, neutropenia, and anemia (low red blood cells)

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

  • Severe diarrhea
  • Severe and fatal cardiac ischemic events, severe arrhythmias, and QT prolongation. Arrhythmias may be worsened by electrolyte abnormalities. Obtain ECG and electrolytes at baseline and periodically during treatment
  • Fatal and serious cases of gastrointestinal and pulmonary hemorrhage – monitor platelet counts and transfuse as needed
  • Hepatotoxicity – monitor hepatic enzymes and adjust the dosage if necessary
  • Embryo-fetal toxicity

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

Farydak drug interactions

Farydak can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Strong CYP3A4 inhibitors
  • Strong CYP3A4 inducers
  • Sensitive CYP2D6 substrates
  • Anti-arrhythmic drugs
  • QT-prolonging drugs
  • Avoid eating star fruit, pomegranate or pomegranate juice, and grapefruit or grapefruit juice

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

Farydak contraindications

You should not use Farydak if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient panobinostat
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Farydak
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – Women may need to have a negative pregnancy test before starting treatment. Use effective birth control while you are using this medicine and for at least 3 months after your last dose of Farydak. Men should use effective birth control if their sex partner is able to get pregnant and keep using birth control for at least 6 months after the last dose

Talk to your doctor before using Farydak if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Farydak
  • Have hepatic Impairment
  • Have heart problems, such as long QT syndrome
  • Have any type of infection
  • Have bleeding problems
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Farydak generic

Farydak is the trademark brand name for panobinostat manufactured by Secura Bio, Inc. A generic version of panobinostat is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Farydak 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.