Fulvestrant Patient assistance program
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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
NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.
Your monthly Fulvestrant cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Fulvestrant patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 a month, per medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Fulvestrant prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Fulvestrant patient assistance program?
We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Fulvestrant patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which is set by the pharmaceutical companies, however the factors considered by most programs are:
How do I apply for the Fulvestrant patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Fulvestrant patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Fulvestrant. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Fulvestrant assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you are enrolled in the Fulvestrant patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Fulvestrant medication refills for up to 1 year.
Is NiceRx a Fulvestrant coupons provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Fulvestrant patient
assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Fulvestrant manufacturer coupons, Fulvestrant discounts, or free Fulvestrant samples. We are not a Fulvestrant coupon provider or Fulvestrant discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Can NiceRx help me get Fulvestrant if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you to access Fulvestrant patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Fulvestrant medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Please apply online> to find out more.
How much is Fulvestrant with insurance?
The cost of Fulvestrant with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
How much does Fulvestrant cost without insurance?
Fulvestrant prices without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, two 5 ml prefilled syringes, each containing 250 mg of Fulvestrant, usually costs around $1,500. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
What is Fulvestrant?
Fulvestrant is a prescription medication given to adult women to treat advanced breast cancer or breast cancer that has spread to other areas of the body (metastatic breast cancer). Specifically, it’s prescribed when:
- Your breast cancer is hormone receptor positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 negative, and has not been previously treated with endocrine therapy
- Your breast cancer is hormone receptor positive and has progressed after endocrine therapy
Fulvestrant is the generic version of the medication, and it’s also sold under the brand name Faslodex in the US. You take Fulvestrant by having it injected into a buttock by your doctor or another qualified healthcare professional. You typically have multiple injections in the first month, then one injection each month for the duration of your treatment. Your prescribing doctor will decide your dose and treatment regimen.
The medication can be used alone in post-menopausal women or can be used in combination with other cancer treatments in pre and post-menopausal women. Your doctor will decide on your treatment regimen based on your condition and medical history.
Fulvestrant active ingredients
The active ingredient in Fulvestrant is also called fulvestrant (this generic version of the drug is named after the active ingredient). Fulvestrant is a type of medicine called a selective estrogen receptor degrader (SERD). It is used to treat hormone receptor positive cancers that need estrogen to grow. Estrogen binds to the outside of these cancerous cells at sites on the cells called estrogen receptors, triggering a range of processes inside the cells that are needed for growth.
However, Fulvestrant can bind to estrogen receptors on cancerous cells instead, preventing estrogen from attaching to them. This stops estrogen from stimulating the receptors, helping to slow the growth of your cancer.
Fulvestrant side effects
As with all medications, Fulvestrant can cause side effects. Not everyone will experience side effects however, and these side effects can vary by person. The most common include:
- Pain at the site of injection
- Back pain
- Muscle, joint, and bone pain
- Pain in the arms, hands, legs, or feet
- Feeling sick (nausea)
- Being sick (vomiting)
- Loss of appetite
- A cough
- Shortness of breath
- Hot flashes
- An increase in liver enzymes that can show up in blood tests
In rare instances, Fulvestrant can cause more serious side effects, like:
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication that can cause anaphylaxis
- An increased risk of internal and external bleeding that won’t stop, including serious bleeding
- Reductions in fertility in both women and men
- Nerve damage at the site of injection
Fulvestrant drug interactions
Medications can interact with each other, changing how the medications work and making some side effects more likely. Tell your prescribing doctor about all drugs you’re taking, including vitamins and any herbal and dietary supplements.
Fulvestrant warning and precautions
Fulvestrant can harm an unborn baby. Talk to your doctor about taking Fulvestrant if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Talk to your doctor about effective contraception if you want to take Fulvestrant and you’re a woman who can become pregnant.
Fulvestrant isn’t suitable for everyone. Don’t take Fulvestrant if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient fulvestrant
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Fulvestrant
- Have severe liver problems
- Are not a woman
- Are under 18 years of age
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant (women should not try and become pregnant for one year after they finish their Fulvestrant treatment)
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed (women should not breastfeed for one year after they finish their Fulvestrant treatment)
Talk to your doctor before taking Fulvestrant if you:
- Have low levels of blood platelets
- Have ever had any problems with bleeding
- Have any liver problems
*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.