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Kalbitor Patient assistance program

Is your Kalbitor 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 Kalbitor 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 Kalbitor cost savings if eligible

With our assistance, you could access the Kalbitor 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 Kalbitor patient assistance?

We review each Kalbitor 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 Kalbitor patient assistance program?

Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Kalbitor patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Kalbitor, 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 a Kalbitor coupon provider?

NiceRx is not a Kalbitor coupon, Kalbitor discount card, or Kalbitor copay card provider. We do not offer Kalbitor manufacturer coupons, Kalbitor discounts, rebates, Kalbitor savings cards, trial offers, or free Kalbitor samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.

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

NiceRx may be able to help you if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Kalbitor
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Kalbitor 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 Kalbitor cost without insurance?

Without insurance, Kalbitor costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Kalbitor subcutaneous solution (10 mg/mL) will cost around $16,500 for 3 milliliters.

How much does Kalbitor cost with insurance?

The copay for Kalbitor 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 Kalbitor?

Kalbitor is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Dyax Corp., a Takeda company. It is a plasma kallikrein inhibitor indicated for the treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in patients 12 years of age and older.

HAE is caused by a mutation of the C1-inhibitor gene. Defective or missing C1-inhibitor permits activation of kallikrein thought to cause the symptoms seen during an acute attack of HAE. Symptoms of HAE include rapid swelling and pain of the hands, feet, limbs, face, tongue, or throat. When attacks involve the intestines, symptoms may include abdominal pain/cramps, diarrhea, or vomiting.

The safety and effectiveness of Kalbitor in pediatric patients less than 12 years of age have not been established

What doses of Kalbitor are available?

Kalbitor is available as single-use glass vials containing 10 mg/mL of ecallantide as a solution for injection.

Give 30 mg (3 mL) subcutaneously in three 10 mg (1 mL) injections. If an attack persists, an additional dose of 30 mg may be given within a 24-hour period. Kalbitor should only be given by a healthcare professional with appropriate medical support to manage anaphylaxis and hereditary angioedema.

See the full prescribing information for the complete boxed warning. Also, read the medication guide for additional information, and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Kalbitor active ingredients

The active ingredient of Kalbitor is ecallantide.

Kalbitor side effects

The most common side effects of Kalbitor in clinical trials compared to placebo include:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Pyrexia
  • Injection site reactions
  • Nasopharyngitis

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

  • Hypersensitivity reactions include anaphylaxis – chest discomfort, hives, flushing, pharyngeal edema, pruritus, rhinorrhea, sneezing, stuffy nose, throat irritation, urticaria, trouble breathing, and hypotension

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

Kalbitor drug interactions

Other drugs may interact with Kalbitor, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medicines including any supplements you are taking.

Kalbitor contraindications

You should not use Kalbitor if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient ecallantide
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Kalbitor

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

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Kalbitor
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is not known if Kalbitor passes into your breastmilk

Kalbitor generic

Kalbitor is the trademark brand name for ecallantide manufactured by Dyax Corp., a Takeda company. A generic version of ecallantide is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Kalbitor 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.