Idamycin Patient assistance program
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NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.
How it works
Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.
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.
We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.
Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address.
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
- 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 www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Idamycin drug interactions
Idamycin can interact with other medications. These include:
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.
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 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.
*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 the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.
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.