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Keveyis Patient assistance program

Is your Keveyis 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 Keveyis medication with our help.

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NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

How it works

  • Enroll online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.

  • Pre-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.

  • Submit documents

    We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.

  • Receive medication

    Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Keveyis cost savings if eligible

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

We review each Keveyis 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 Keveyis patient assistance program?

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

NiceRx is not a Keveyis coupon, Keveyis discount card, or Keveyis copay card provider. We do not offer Keveyis manufacturer coupons, Keveyis discounts, rebates, Keveyis savings cards, trial offers, or free Keveyis 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 Keveyis cheaper if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if:

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

Without insurance, Keveyis costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Keveyis oral tablets 50 mg will cost around $29,000 for 100 tablets.

How much does Keveyis cost with insurance?

The copay for Keveyis 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 Keveyis?

Keveyis is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Strongbridge Biopharma plc. It is an oral carbonic anhydrase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of primary hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (PPP), primary hypokalemic periodic paralysis, and related variants (conditions that can cause prolonged attacks of muscle weakness). Patients must be 18 years of age or older and have tried and failed using acetazolamide treatment.

What doses of Keveyis are available?

Keveyis is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 50 mg.

Begin dosing at 50 mg by mouth once or twice daily. Titrate the dose up or down based on individual response. The minimum recommended dosage is 50 mg daily, and the maximum recommended dosage is 200 mg daily.

Please read the prescribing 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.

Keveyis active ingredients

The active ingredient of Keveyis is dichlorphenamide.

Keveyis side effects

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

  • Paresthesias
  • Cognitive disorder
  • Dysgeusia
  • Confusional state
  • Diarrhea, weight loss
  • Muscle spasms
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness and an increased risk of falling
  • Drowsiness

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

  • Hypersensitivity and other life-threatening reactions – discontinue at the first appearance of skin rash or any sign of immune-mediated or idiosyncratic adverse reaction
  • Hypokalemia – baseline and periodic measurements of serum potassium are recommended. If hypokalemia develops reduce the dose or discontinue treatment and correct potassium levels
  • Metabolic acidosis – baseline and periodic measurements of serum bicarbonate are recommended. If metabolic acidosis develops reduce the dose or discontinue treatment

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

Keveyis drug interactions

Keveyis can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Concomitant use of high-dose aspirin is contraindicated
  • Famotidine
  • Methotrexate
  • Theophylline
  • Antibiotic or antifungal medicine
  • Antivirals – oseltamivir
  • Diuretics – furosemide

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

Keveyis contraindications

You should not use Keveyis if you:

  • Have hypersensitivity to dichlorphenamide or other sulfonamides
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Keveyis
  • Have hepatic insufficiency
  • Have severe pulmonary obstruction
  • Metabolic acidosis
  • Have an electrolyte imbalance
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – may cause fetal harm

Talk to your doctor before using Keveyis if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Keveyis
  • Have severe breathing problems
  • Are also taking aspirin in high doses
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Keveyis generic

Keveyis is the trademark brand name for dichlorphenamide manufactured by Strongbridge Biopharma plc. A generic version of dichlorphenamide is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Keveyis 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 the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.

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.