Galafold Patient assistance program
Complete a free online enrollment application to find out if you’re eligible to pay only $49 per month for your Galafold medication with our help.Get started today
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- 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.
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How it works
Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible.
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.
You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.
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.
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.
Your monthly Galafold cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Galafold patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 per month for each medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Galafold prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Galafold patient assistance program?
We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Galafold patient assistance program. Each program has its eligibility criteria which are set by the pharmaceutical companies, however, the 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 the Galafold patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Galafold patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Galafold. 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 Galafold 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 Galafold patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Galafold medication refills for up to 1 year.
Is NiceRx a Galafold coupons provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Galafold patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Galafold manufacturer coupons, Galafold discounts, or free Galafold samples. We are not a Galafold coupon provider or Galafold discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Can NiceRx help me get Galafold if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you to access Galafold patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Galafold 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 does Galafold cost without insurance?
Galafold cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Galafold oral capsules 123 mg usually cost $27500 for 14 capsules. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
How much does Galafold cost with insurance?
The copay for Galafold 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.
What is Galafold?
Galafold is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication developed by Amicus Therapeutics. Galafold is an alpha-galactosidase A (alpha-Gal A) pharmacological chaperone used for the treatment of adults with a confirmed diagnosis of Fabry disease and an amenable galactosidase alpha gene (GLA) variant based on in vitro assay data (an amenable mutation is a genetic change or variant that a person may have that is responsive to treatment).
This indication is approved under accelerated approval based on reduction in kidney interstitial capillary cell globotriaosylceramide substrate. Continued approval for this indication may depend upon verification and description of clinical benefit in confirmatory trials.
Mutations in the GLA gene are what cause Fabry disease. These mutations lead to an enzyme called alpha-galactosidase A becoming non-functional or only partially functional. As a result, fatty substances called globotriaosylceramide and lyso-Gb3 accumulate inside cells, which the enzyme would normally break down. This buildup damages tissues in the body, leading to progressive and irreversible organ damage.
What doses of Galafold are available?
Galafold is available in capsule form, in the following doses: 123 mg.
The recommended dosage is 123 mg orally once every other day at the same time of day. Take on an empty stomach. Do not consume food at least 2 hours before and 2 hours after taking Galafold, to give a minimum 4 hours fast. You may drink clear liquids during this 4-hour time when you cannot eat. Do not take Galafold on 2 consecutive days. If a dose is missed for the day, take the missed dose within 12 hours of the normal time that the dose should have been taken. If more than 12 hours have passed, take Galafold at the next planned dosing day and time and according to the every-other-day dosing schedule. Swallow capsules whole, do not cut, crush, or chew.
Please read the full prescribing information, including patient information and instructions for use. Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Galafold active ingredients
Galafold contains the active ingredient migalastat.
Galafold side effects
The most common side effects of Galafold in clinical trials compared to placebo include:
- Nasopharyngitis (blocked or runny nose)
- Sore throat
- Urinary tract infection
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Galafold against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Galafold to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Galafold drug interactions
Galafold can interact with other medications. These include:
- Agalsidase, an enzyme replacement therapy for treating Fabry disease. This combination will increase the amount of agalsidase in the body, causing side effects and reduced effectiveness of the migalastat and potential worsening of the disease
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Galafold. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Galafold if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient migalastat
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Galafold
- Have a severe renal impairment
Talk to your doctor before using Galafold about all of your medical conditions, or if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Galafold
- Have kidney problems
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – Galafold may pass into breast milk
Galafold is the trademark brand name for migalastat developed by Amicus Therapeutics. A generic version of migalastat is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Galafold 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 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.