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Lialda Patient assistance program

Is your Lialda 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 Lialda 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 Lialda cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Lialda patient assistance program, you will only ever have to pay a monthly fee of just $49 for your prescription. You could save:

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
1.2g 56 tablets$540.00$49.00$491.00

Am I eligible for the Lialda patient assistance program?

If you meet the eligibility criteria for Lialda assistance, you could receive your Lialda without paying the full retail price. At NiceRx, we review each Lialda assistance program application individually. You should note that the main factors considered by most programs include:

  • 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 Lialda patient assistance program? 

We do everything to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Lialda patient assistance program. Begin by completing your enrollment application and tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Lialda. We’ll also need full and complete details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. 

Having reviewed your application, once NiceRx determines that you may be eligible for Lialda assistance, we’ll handle the full enrollment process for you. Once you are enrolled in the Lialda patient assistance program, we’ll also request your Lialda medication refills on your behalf for up to one year.

Is NiceRx a Lialda coupons provider?

We are not a Lialda coupons provider. Nor are we a Lialda discount card, or a Lialda copay card provider. NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Lialda patient assistance program.

What this means is that we offer a simple and straightforward way to secure the medication you need at a price you can afford. Remember, that when obtaining your Lialda medication through NiceRx, your total cost for the medication will always be $49 per month. This will likely be a more affordable ongoing option than printable Lialda manufacturer coupons, Lialda discounts, rebates, Lialda savings cards, trial offers, or free Lialda samples.

Can NiceRx help me get Lialda if I have insurance? 

At NiceRx we always review every patient assistance program application individually and will let you know if you are eligible for assistance.  your insurance company won’t pay for your Lialda medication, or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility, we may be able to help. We may even be able to assist if you don’t have insurance or your Medicare plan doesn’t cover Lialda. Apply online to find out more.

How much is Lialda with insurance?

The cost of Lialda with insurance will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

How much does Lialda cost without insurance?

Lialda prices without insurance will vary depending on the amount you buy and your chosen retailer. A pack of 60, 1.2 mg Lialda tablets will likely cost around $700.

What is Lialda?

Lialda is a medicine prescribed to adults with a bowel disease called ulcerative colitis. It’s used to eliminate symptoms (remission), and to stop symptoms from coming back (maintenance of remission). Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory disease that affects your bowels (your colon and your large intestine). It causes the lining of your bowels to become inflamed, disrupting how they work and causing damage. Small tears may develop that can bleed and form ulcers.

This inflammation and damage causes symptoms like abdominal (stomach) pain, feeling sick, diarrhea, fever, weight loss, and anemia. These can affect your quality of life, particularly if the symptoms become severe. Over time, ulcerative colitis can lead to inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), and even colon cancer.

There’s no cure for ulcerative colitis, but you can manage the disease with medication like Lialda. Lialda comes as a tablet that you swallow. It reduces inflammation in your bowels, helping to eliminate symptoms and stopping them from coming back. 

Lialda active ingredients

The active ingredient in Lialda is called mesalazine. It helps to reduce inflammation in your body. Mesalazine works by blocking enzymes in your bowels, called cyclooxygenase and lipoxygenase. These enzymes produce a natural chemical called prostaglandin that triggers inflammation. By stopping these enzymes from working, less prostaglandin is produced, and less inflammation is triggered.

Lialda side effects & Lialda drug interactions

Lialda can cause side effects that include:

  • Headaches
  • Stomach (abdominal) pain
  • Gas (flatulence)
  • Abnormal results from liver tests (that will show up in blood tests)

Sometimes the medication can cause more severe side effects, although this is rare. They include:

  • Severe allergic reactions to the medication
  • Mesalamine-induced acute intolerance syndrome that may be hard to distinguish from a severe ulcerative colitis flare-up
  • Kidney problems, including inflammation of the kidneys (nephritis) and kidney failure
  • Liver problems, including inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) and liver failure
  • Rises in blood pressure

Lialda can interact with other medications including: 

  • Azathioprine, taken to treat various immune system disorders
  • Antacids, taken to reduce stomach acidity and reduce heartburn, like Tums, Nexium, or Prilosec
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), like ibuprofen or naproxen

Lialda warnings & precautions

Don’t take Lialda if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient mesalazine
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Lialda
  • Are allergic to any salicylates or aminosalicylates, like aspirin
  • Are under 18 years of age

Talk to your physician before taking Lialda if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Lialda 
  • Have, or have had any kidney problems
  • Have, or have had any liver problems
  • Have, or have had, a blockage in your digestive tract
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
  • 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.