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Inbrija Patient assistance program

Is your Inbrija 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 Inbrija 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 Inbrija cost savings if eligible

With our assistance, you could access the Inbrija patient assistance program and obtain your medication for free. We only charge a flat monthly fee of $49 per medication for our services.

Am I eligible for Inbrija patient assistance?

We review each Inbrija enrollment application individually to determine if you are eligible. Each assistance program has its own eligibility criteria and 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 Inbrija patient assistance program?

Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Inbrija patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Inbrija, your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who will supply the medication, so it is important to make sure this information is accurate and up to date.

We will review the information that you have provided to determine whether you are eligible for patient assistance. If we can pre-qualify you for assistance, NiceRx will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. If you are approved by the pharmaceutical company, you will typically start receiving your medication in 6 – 8 weeks.

Is NiceRx an Inbrija coupons provider?

NiceRx is not an Inbrija coupon, Inbrija discount card, or Inbrija copay card provider. We do not offer Inbrija manufacturer coupons, Inbrija discounts, rebates, Inbrija savings cards, trial

offers, or free Inbrija samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.

 

Can NiceRx help me if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Inbrija
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Inbrija prescription
  • Your healthcare plan does not cover your medication
  • You do not have insurance

Please apply online to find out if we can help you.

 

How much does Inbrija cost without insurance?

Without insurance, Inbrija costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Inbrija  inhalation capsule 42 mg will cost around $1,100 for 60.

How much does Inbrija cost with insurance?

The copay for Inbrija will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more.

What is Inbrija?

Inbrija is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) is an aromatic amino acid indicated for the intermittent treatment of OFF episodes (when Parkinson’s symptoms return) in patients with Parkinson’s disease treated with carbidopa/levodopa.

What doses of Inbrija are available?

Inbrija is available as an inhalation powder in a capsule formulation, in the following doses: 42 mg

Do not swallow Inbrija capsules, and only use Inbrija capsules with the Inbrija inhaler. Inhale the contents of two capsules (84 mg) as needed for OFF symptoms, up to 5 times daily. The maximum dose per OFF period is 84 mg, and the maximum recommended daily dose is 420 mg.

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

Inbrija active ingredients

The active ingredient of Inbrija is levodopa.

Inbrija side effects

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

  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Upper respiratory tract infection

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

  • Drowsiness
  • Risk of withdrawal-emergent hyperpyrexia and confusion – fever, muscle stiffness, or changes in breathing and heartbeat if you suddenly stop using Inbrija or carbidopa/levodopa, or suddenly lower your dose of carbidopa/levodopa
  • Hallucinations or exacerbation of psychosis – confusion, disorientation, or disorganized thinking, trouble sleeping
  • Impulse control disorders such as gambling, binge eating, and sexual urges
  • May cause or exacerbate dyskinesia
  • Low blood pressure when standing up
  • Bronchospasm
  • Increased eye pressure in patients with glaucoma

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

Inbrija drug interactions

Inbrija can interact with other medications. These include:

  • MAO-B inhibitors
  • Dopamine D2 antagonists
  • Isoniazid
  • Iron salts

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Inbrija. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, multivitamins, and herbal supplements.

Inbrija contraindications

You should not use Inbrija if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient levodopa
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Inbrija
  • Have taken a nonselective monoamine oxidase inhibitor (eg, phenelzine, tranylcypromine) within the last 2 weeks

Talk to your doctor about your medical condition before using Inbrija if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Inbrija
  • Have asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), or any chronic lung disease
  • Have daytime sleepiness from a sleep disorder or get drowsy or sleepy without warning or take a medicine to help you sleep
  • Feel dizzy, nauseated, sweaty, or faint when you stand up from sitting or lying down
  • Have a history of abnormal movement
  • Have or have had a mental health problem
  • Have glaucoma
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed

Inbrija generic

Inbrija is the trademark brand name for levodopa manufactured by Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. Generic Inbrija is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Inbrija 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.