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Your monthly Idamycin cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Idamycin 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 Idamycin prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Idamycin patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Idamycin 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:

  • 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 Idamycin patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Idamycin patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Idamycin. 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 Idamycin 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 Idamycin patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Idamycin medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx an Idamycin coupon provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Idamycin patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Idamycin manufacturer coupons, Idamycin discounts, or free Idamycin samples. We are not an Idamycin coupon provider or Idamycin discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Idamycin cheaper if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Idamycin patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Idamycin 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 Idamycin cost without insurance?

Idamycin cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Idamycin PFS intravenous solution (1 mg/mL) usually costs $66 for 5 milliliters. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Idamycin cost with insurance?

The copay for Idamycin 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 Idamycin?

Idamycin is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Pfizer Inc. It belongs to a class of drugs called antineoplastics, anthracycline. Idamycin PFS is used in combination with chemotherapy to treat acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a type of blood cancer.

What doses of Idamycin are available?

Idamycin is available in injection form, in the following doses: 1mg in 1mL

Idamycin PFS is given as an infusion into a vein. You may be given other medications to prevent nausea, vomiting, or infections. Tell your caregivers if you feel any burning, pain, or swelling around the needle when Idamycin PFS is injected.

If any of this medication gets on your skin, wash it thoroughly with soap and warm water. Use Idarubicin as directed on the prescription label, and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Idamycin active ingredients

Idamycin contains idarubicin hydrochloride as the active ingredient.

Idamycin side effects

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

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Abdominal cramps, diarrhea
  • Mouth sores
  • Bleeding
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Alopecia (hair loss)

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

  • Myocardial toxicity leading to congestive heart failure
  • Increased risk of bleeding or signs of infection (fever, chills, tiredness)
  • Chest pain, irregular heartbeats, shortness of breath, swelling, or rapid weight gain
  • Feeling light-headed, or having difficulty breathing
  • Pain, blisters, bleeding, or severe rash on the palms of your hands or the soles of your feet

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

Idamycin drug interactions

Idamycin can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Paclitaxel
  • Trastuzumab

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Idamycin. Tell your healthcare provider about any over-the-counter (non-prescription), and herbal medications that you are taking. Also tell them about any supplements you take.

Idamycin contraindications

You should not use Idamycin if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient idarubicin hydrochloride
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Idamycin
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Talk to your doctor before using Idamycin if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Idamycin
  • Are over 60
  • Have heart disease
  • Have had radiation treatment to the chest area
  • Have any infections
  • Have anemia (low red blood cells)
  • Are having chemotherapy with doxorubicin, daunorubicin, or epirubicin
  • Have bone marrow suppression
  • Have liver or kidney disease
  • Have gout
  • Have sepsis (a severe reaction to an infection)
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Idamycin generic

Idamycin is the trademark brand name for idarubicin hydrochloride manufactured by Pfizer Inc. A generic version of idarubicin hydrochloride is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Idamycin savings through NiceRx.

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.