How it works
Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.
NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are pre-qualified. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free, and you only pay our service fee.
We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.
Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address. Final acceptance is determined by the pharmaceutical company.
Your monthly Lexiva cost savings if eligible
With our assistance, you could access the Lexiva 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 Lexiva patient assistance?
We review each Lexiva enrollment application individually to determine if you are eligible. Each assistance program has its 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 Lexiva patient assistance program?
Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Lexiva patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Lexiva, 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 Lexiva coupons provider?
NiceRx is not a Lexiva coupon, Lexiva discount card, or Lexiva copay card provider. We do not offer Lexiva manufacturer coupons, Lexiva discounts, rebates, Lexiva savings cards, trial offers, or free Lexiva 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 Lexiva
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Lexiva 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 Lexiva cost without insurance?
Without insurance, Lexiva costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Lexiva oral suspension (50 mg/mL) will cost around $195 for 225 milliliters.
How much does Lexiva cost with insurance?
The copay for Lexiva 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 Lexiva?
Lexiva is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured for ViiV Healthcare. Lexiva is an antiviral HIV medicine used in combination with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1 infection) from growing in your body. It helps to decrease the amount of HIV in your body so your immune system can work better.
What doses of Lexiva are available?
Lexiva is available in tablet and oral suspension form, in the following doses: 700 mg tablets and 50 mg/mL.
Lexiva oral suspension should be taken with food in children and without food in adults. The tablets can be taken with or without food. If you miss a dose by more than 4 hours, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at a regular time.
The daily dose of Lexiva is based on the weight of children. Your child’s dose may change if they gain or lose weight. Store tablets at room temperature away from moisture and heat. You can store Lexiva oral suspension in the refrigerator but do not allow it to freeze.
Always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Lexiva active ingredients
The active ingredient in Lexiva is fosamprenavir calcium which belongs to the drug class HIV protease inhibitors.
Lexiva side effects
The most common adverse effects of Lexiva in clinical trials include:
- Nausea, vomiting (more common in pediatrics)
In rare instances, Lexiva can cause more serious adverse events. These can include:
- Severe skin reactions including Stevens-Johnson syndrome
- Transaminase elevations – patients with hepatitis B or C are at increased risk
- New onset or exacerbations of diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia, immune reconstitution syndrome, redistribution/accumulation of body fat, and elevated triglyceride and cholesterol concentrations
- Acute hemolytic anemia has been reported with amprenavir
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction (hives, problems breathing, swelling in your face or throat) or a severe skin reaction (fever, sore throat, burning eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash with blistering and peeling).
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Lexiva against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Lexiva to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Lexiva drug interactions
Lexiva can interact with other medications. These include:
- CYP3A4 inducers
- CYP3A4 inhibitors
- Antiarrhythmics – flecainide, propafenone
- Antidepressants – paroxetine, trazodone
- Alfuzosin, cisapride, delavirdine
- Atorvastatin, lovastatin, simvastatin
- Pimozide, rifampin
- St. John’s wort, or an ergot medicine (dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, ergonovine, methylergonovine)
- Sedative hypnotics (midazolam, triazolam)
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Lexiva. Tell your doctor all the medicines you take, including prescription 801 and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Lexiva if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient fosamprenavir
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Lexiva
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – may reduce how well hormonal contraceptives (birth control pills) work. Females who may become pregnant should use a different form of birth control
- Are taking drugs highly dependent on CYP3A4 for clearance and for which elevated plasma levels may result in serious and/or life-threatening events
Talk to your doctor before using Lexiva if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Lexiva
- Have a sulfonamide allergy
- Have hepatitis B or C
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Lexiva is the trademark brand name for fosamprenavir manufactured for ViiV Healthcare. A generic version of fosamprenavir is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Lexiva savings through NiceRx.
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.