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Glynase Patient assistance program

Is your Glynase 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 Glynase 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 Glynase cost savings if eligible

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

Am I eligible for the Glynase patient assistance program?

You could receive your Glynase 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 Glynase 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 that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Glynase.

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

Is NiceRx a Glynase coupon provider?

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

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

Glynase costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Glynase PresTab micronized 3 mg will typically cost around $340 for 100 tablets. 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 Glynase cost with insurance?

The copay of Glynase 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 Glynase?

Glynase is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication distributed by Pharmacia & Upjohn Co., Division of Pfizer Inc. Glynase PresTab is used in combination with diet and exercise to help control blood glucose levels in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Glynase is not recommended for the treatment of type 1 diabetes.

What doses of Glynase are available?

Glynase is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 1.5 mg.

Take Glynase PresTab with breakfast or the first main meal of the day. If you develop low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), eat or drink a fast-acting source of sugar such as fruit juice, hard candy, raisins, or non-diet soda, or a glucagon injection kit may be prescribed by your doctor in case you have severe hypoglycemia. Be mindful of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) such as increased thirst or urination.

Glynase may be taken in combination with metformin by patients who have not responded adequately to the maximum dose of metformin monotherapy.

Store Glynase tablets at room temperature away from moisture and heat, and always speak with your healthcare provider for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Glynase active ingredients

Glynase Prestab contains glyburide as the active ingredient. It belongs to a class of drugs called antidiabetics, and sulfonylureas.

Glynase side effects

The most common side effects of Glynase in clinical trials include:

  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) – symptoms include feeling very hungry, dizziness, irritability, confusion, anxiety, or shakiness
  • Nausea, heartburn
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Skin rash or redness

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

  • Increased risk of serious heart problems
  • Dark urine, yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • Severe skin rash, redness, or itching
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Pyrexia, sore throat, mouth sores

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

Glynase drug interactions

Glynase can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors – benazepril, captopril, fosinopril, ramipril
  • Anticoagulants – warfarin
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) – ibuprofen, naproxen
  • Beta-blockers – atenolol, propranolol
  • Bosentan
  • Calcium channel blockers – amlodipine, nifedipine
  • Colesevelam
  • Diuretics
  • Insulin or other medications to treat high blood sugar or diabetes
  • Isoniazid (INH)
  • MAO inhibitors – phenelzine, tranylcypromine
  • Azole antifungals – miconazole
  • Anticonvulsants – phenytoin
  • Thyroid medications

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

Glynase contraindications

You should not use Glynase if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient glyburide
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Glynase
  • Have diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Have type 1 diabetes
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Glynase if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Glynase
  • Have hemolytic anemia
  • Have G6PD deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase)
  • Have liver disease
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have an allergy to sulfa drugs
  • Have thyroid disease
  • Have adrenal/pituitary insufficiency
  • Have an electrolyte imbalance
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Glynase generic

Glynase is the trademark brand name for glyburide distributed by Pharmacia & Upjohn Co., Division of Pfizer Inc. A generic version of glyburide is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Glynase 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.