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Your monthly Fosrenol cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Fosrenol prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly price of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.

Am I eligible for Fosrenol patient assistance?

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

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

If we determine that you may be eligible for Fosrenol 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 Fosrenol patient assistance program, we will also request your Fosrenol medication refills 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 a Fosrenol coupons provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Fosrenol if I have insurance?

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

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

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much is Fosrenol with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the cost of Fosrenol 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.

How much does Fosrenol cost without insurance?

Fosrenol prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Fosrenol oral powder for reconstitution 750 mg will typically cost around $1,150 for 90 powders.

What is Fosrenol?

Fosrenol contains the prescription medicine lanthanum. Lanthanum stops your body from absorbing phosphate and allows it to be removed from your body. Fosrenol is used to reduce the level of phosphate in patients with kidney disease. High phosphate levels in your body can make it more difficult for you to absorb calcium. This can cause conditions such as osteoporosis (brittle bones).

Fosrenol is used for the treatment of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), where it binds to phosphate. Treatment also includes reducing phosphate in your diet and dialysis to remove phosphate and reduce high phosphate levels in the body.

Fosrenol active ingredients

Fosrenol binds to phosphate forming lanthanum phosphate, which is not soluble in water. This complex passes through the gastrointestinal tract without being absorbed into your body. This causes a reduction in both serum phosphate and calcium phosphate in the body.

Fosrenol should not be used if you have a bowel obstruction or severe constipation. Tell your doctor if you have a stomach ulcer, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, diabetes, or any type of bowel obstruction, or a history of colon cancer or intestinal surgery.

You should completely chew the chewable tablet before swallowing it. It should be taken with food or straight away after eating. If you also take thyroid replacement medication or antacids, you should take them at least 2 hours before or after taking Fosrenol. Thyroid medication and antacids should not be taken at the same time as lanthanum carbonate.

Fosrenol side effects

The most common side effects caused by Fosrenol include:

  • Upset stomach, stomach pains
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Itching
  • Rash

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

  • Severe ongoing constipation or stomach cramps

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

Fosrenol drug interactions

Fosrenol can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Erdafitinib – treatment for cancer
  • Alendronate – treatment for osteoporosis
  • Treatment for high blood pressure – atenolol, bisoprolol, carvedilol, nebivolol
  • Treatment for high blood pressure and heart failure – captopril, enalapril, fosinopril, lisinopril, perindopril, ramipril, trandolapril
  • Antibiotics for bacterial infections -ciprofloxacin, doxycycline, norfloxacin, oxytetracycline, tetracycline
  • Treatments for anemia (low iron levels) – ferrous fumarate, ferrous gluconate
  • Antifungal treatments- itraconazole, ketoconazole
  • Treatments for underactive thyroid – levothyroxine

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

Fosrenol warning and precautions

You should not use Fosrenol if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient lanthanum carbonate
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Fosrenol
  • Have bowel obstruction or severe constipation

Talk to your doctor before using Fosrenol if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Fosrenol
  • Have a stomach ulcer or any other stomach problems
  • Have Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis,  diverticulitis, or intestinal cancer
  • Have had surgery on your stomach or intestines
  • Have peritonitis (inflammation of the membrane lining the organs inside your abdomen)
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

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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.