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Inqovi Patient assistance program

Is your Inqovi 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 Inqovi medication.

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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.

  • 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.

Your monthly Inqovi cost savings if eligible

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

Am I eligible for the Inqovi patient assistance program?

You could receive your Inqovi 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 Inqovi 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 Inqovi.

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

Is NiceRx an Inqovi coupons provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Inqovi 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 Inqovi medication, or 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 Inqovi cost without insurance?

Inqovi costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Inqovi oral tablet (100 mg-35 mg) will typically cost around $7,800 for 5 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 Inqovi cost with insurance?

The copay of Inqovi 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 Inqovi?

Inqovi is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. a subsidiary of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

Inqovi is a combination of decitabine, (a nucleoside metabolic inhibitor), and cedazuridine, (a cytidine deaminase inhibitor), and is used for the treatment of adult patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), (a group of blood/bone marrow disorders), including previously treated and untreated, de novo and secondary MDS with the following French, American-British subtypes (refractory anemia, refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts, refractory anemia with excess blasts, and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia [CMML]) and intermediate-1, intermediate-2, and high-risk International Prognostic Scoring System groups.

The approval was based on clinical trial results which showed similar drug concentrations between intravenous decitabine and Inqovi.

What doses of Inqovi are available?

Inqovi is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 35 mg decitabine and 100 mg cedazuridine.

The recommended dosage is 1 tablet (35 mg decitabine and 100 mg cedazuridine) taken orally once daily on days 1 to 5 for five consecutive days of each 28-day cycle. Swallow the tablet whole, do not crush, chew, or break them. Take them on an empty stomach. Do not substitute Invoqi for an IV decitabine product within a treatment cycle.

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

Inqovi active ingredients

Inqovi contains the active ingredients decitabine and cedazuridine.

Inqovi side effects

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

  • Fatigue, dizziness, headache
  • Constipation, diarrhea, decreased appetite
  • Hemorrhage
  • Myalgia
  • Mucositis
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Nausea
  • Dyspnea
  • Febrile neutropenia
  • Edema
  • Upper respiratory tract infection, pneumonia
  • Increased transaminase increased

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

  • Fatal and serious myelosuppression and infectious complications can occur
  • Decreased leukocytes, platelets, neutrophil count, and hemoglobin
  • Thrombocytopenia (low white blood cell count)
  • Embryo-fetal toxicity

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

Inqovi drug interactions

Inqovi can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Drugs metabolized by cytidine deaminase

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

Inqovi contraindications

You should not use Inqovi if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient decitabine or cedazuridine

Talk to your doctor before using Inqovi if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Inqovi
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant – based on findings from human data, animal studies, and its mechanism of action, Inqovi can cause fetal harm when given to a pregnant woman. You should use effective contraception during treatment and for at least 6 months after your last dose
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed

Inqovi generic

Inqovi is the trademark brand name for decitabine and cedazuridine manufactured by Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. A generic version of decitabine and cedazuridine is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Inqovi 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.