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Is NiceRx an Igalmi coupon provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. We do not offer trial offers or free Igalmi samples.

Igalmi patient assistance program

Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.

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

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Igalmi medication. We may also be able to help if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. Whether you have insurance or not, apply online using our enrollment application to find out more.

How much does Igalmi cost without insurance?

Igalmi prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Igalmi typically costs $105 per film.

How much does Igalmi cost with insurance?

The copay for Igalmi will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Igalmi with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.

What is Igalmi?

Igalmi is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication distributed by BioXcel Therapeutics, Inc. FDA approval of Igalmi is based on data from two trials evaluating Igalmi for the acute treatment of agitation associated with schizophrenia (SERENITY I) or bipolar I or II disorder (SERENITY II).

Igalmi is an alpha2-adrenergic receptor agonist used in adults for the acute treatment of agitation associated with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder I and II. Igalmi is not recommended beyond 24 hours from the first dose.

What doses of Igalmi are available?

Igalmi is available as a sublingual film formulation, in the following doses: 120 mcg and 180 mcg.

Always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Igalmi active ingredients

Igalmi contains dexmedetomidine as the active ingredient.

Igalmi side effects

The most common side effects of Igalmi in clinical trials (incidence ≥5% and at least twice the rate of placebo) include:

  • Somnolence – do not perform activities requiring mental alertness, such as operating a motor vehicle or operating hazardous machinery for at least eight hours after
  • Paresthesia
  • Oral hypoesthesia
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Orthostatic hypotension and bradycardia

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

  • QT interval prolongation

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

Igalmi drug interactions

Igalmi can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Drugs that prolong the QT interval
  • Anesthetics
  • Sedatives
  • Hypnotics
  • Opioids

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

Igalmi contraindications

You should not use Igalmi if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient dexmedetomidine
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Igalmi
  • Have hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, advanced heart block, severe ventricular dysfunction, or a history of syncope
  • Have risk factors for prolonged QT interval

Talk to your doctor before using Igalmi if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Igalmi
  • Have hepatic impairment
  • Are a geriatric patient
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Igalmi generic

Igalmi is the trademark brand name for dexmedetomidine distributed by BioXcel Therapeutics, Inc. A generic version of dexmedetomidine is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Igalmi 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.