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Januvia Patient assistance program

Is your Januvia 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 Januvia medication.

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  • 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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  • An introduction to NiceRx
  • Next steps after qualifying
  • Uploading documents and billing
  • SSN & billing information
  • Medication delivery time

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 Januvia cost savings if eligible

You could receive your Januvia prescription for a flat fee of just $49 per month. Each monthly payment will cover the full cost of your Januvia medicine, regardless of the retail price. You could save:

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
25mg 30 tablets
50mg 30 tablets
100mg 30 tablets$465.75$49.00$416.75

Am I eligible for the Januvia patient assistance program?

Eligibility for the patient assistance program will be judged on an individual basis, with key factors including: 

  • 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 Januvia patient assistance program? 

NiceRx makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Januvia patient assistance program. Just fill in our enrollment application and tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Januvia. We’ll also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. 

If we determine that you may be eligible for Januvia assistance, we’ll handle the application process on your behalf and will help to enroll you in the Januvia patient assistance program. If your application is successful, we’ll also request your Januvia medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx a Januvia coupons provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Januvia patient assistance program. We ensure that you have an affordable and simple way to access the medications that you need. Our service does not extend to providing Januvia discount coupons, or Januvia discount cards. We don’t offer printable Januvia manufacturer coupons, Januvia discounts, rebates, Januvia savings cards, trial offers, or free Januvia samples.

Can NiceRx help me get Januvia if I have insurance? 

Each application is assessed individually, but we may be able to assist you if your insurance company won’t pay for your Januvia medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. This may even be the case if you don’t have insurance.

How much is Januvia with insurance?

The exact cost of your Januvia medication will vary depending on the details of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

How much does Januvia cost without insurance?

Januvia prices without insurance will vary depending on how many tablets you buy, the strength of the tablets, and where you purchase them from. As a guide, you can expect to pay around $625 for a pack of 30 Januvia 100 mg strength tablets.

What is Januvia?

Januvia is a prescription medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes, by helping to lower blood sugar levels when used in combination with exercise and changes to your diet. Januvia is taken as a pill that’s swallowed, usually once a day. 

Diabetes is a condition where you struggle to maintain a normal blood sugar level. When you digest the food you’ve eaten, sugar is released into your blood so it can be transported around your body and taken to where it’s needed. A hormone called insulin helps your body absorb the sugar out of your blood.

If you have type 2 diabetes, your body may not produce enough insulin or may become resistant to the effects of insulin. This means less sugar is removed from your blood and your blood sugar levels stay too high. High blood sugar levels can cause a range of problems over time, including nerve damage, heart disease, strokes, and kidney failure. Januvia treats type 2 diabetes by helping to lower your blood sugar levels. It encourages your pancreas to produce insulin for longer after you’ve eaten, helping your body absorb more sugar out of your blood.

Januvia active ingredients

The active ingredient in Januvia is called sitagliptin. It works by increasing the amount of insulin you produce after you’ve eaten.

When you digest food, your stomach and gut produce digestive hormones called GLP-1 and GIP. These hormones make your pancreas secrete insulin. As you continue to digest your food, the digestive hormones are broken down by an enzyme called DPP-4 to allow your levels on insulin to fall again. 

Sitagliptin stops the DPP-4 enzyme from breaking down the digestive hormones. This keeps the hormones active for longer, making you produce more insulin, lowering your blood sugar to normal levels.

Januvia side effects & Januvia drug interactions

The most common side effects caused by Januvia include an increase in upper respiratory infections and the common cold, headaches, and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). Other side effects include vomiting and constipation. In rarer cases, Januvia can cause more serious side effects like pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), kidney disease, and kidney failure.

If you take Januvia you could experience side effects, including the most serious, but everyone reacts differently to medication. If you have any concerns about side effects, talk to your physician or a pharmacist.

Certain medications can interact with each other, affecting how they work and making some side effects more likely. Medications that are known or thought to interact with Januvia include:

  • Other medications that can lower blood sugar levels, like insulin or a sulfonylurea medicine
  • Digoxin, used to treat a range of heart conditions

Make sure to tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking, as well as those mentioned above, including any vitamins or dietary supplements.

Januvia warnings & precautions

Don’t take Januvia if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient sitagliptin
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Januvia (listed in the leaflet which comes with the medication)
  • Have type 1 diabetes
  • Are under 18 years of age

Talk to your doctor before taking Januvia if you:

  • Have a history of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
  • Have a heart condition
  • Have kidney disease
  • Are over 65 years of age

*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.