Your monthly Lincocin cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Lincocin patient assistance program you can receive your medication for free. Our monthly service fee of $49 per medication covers the cost of our services in applying for the program and requesting your ongoing refills on your behalf. If you obtain your Lincocin through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Lincocin patient assistance program?
You could receive your Lincocin without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. The eligibility requirements are set by the pharmaceutical companies that are providing assistance programs. At NiceRx, we review each application individually, although the main 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 Lincocin patient assistance?
We do everything that we can to take the hassle and stress out of applying for patient assistance programs. Simply start by filling in our enrollment application. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical companies you are applying to for assistance. We may also be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Lincocin.
NiceRx will review the information you have provided, and if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance, we will seek to enroll you in the Lincocin patient assistance program. We will handle the enrollment process for you by working with your healthcare provider and preparing all the required paperwork for your doctor to sign. We will also request your Lincocin medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.
Is NiceRx a Lincocin coupon provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Lincocin patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Lincocin coupon, a Lincocin discount card, or a Lincocin copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers or free Lincocin samples.
Can NiceRx help me get Lincocin cheaper if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you if you have insurance, including if your insurance company will not pay for your Lincocin medication, or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you do not have insurance. Please fill in our enrollment application to find out more.
How much does Lincocin cost without insurance?
Lincocin costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Lincocin injectable solution (300 mg/mL) will typically cost around $35 for 2 milliliters. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.
How much does Lincocin cost with insurance?
The copay of Lincocin will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Lincocin?
Lincocin is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Pfizer. Lincocin is classed as an antibiotic used to treat severe bacterial infections in patients who are unable to use penicillin antibiotics.
It is used only used for severe infections due to susceptible strains of streptococci, Streptococcus pneumoniae, and Staphylococcus aureus. Lincocin will not treat a viral infection such as the common cold or flu.
What doses of Lincocin are available?
Lincocin is available in injection form. Each 1 mL vial contains lincomycin hydrochloride equivalent to lincomycin 300 mg with benzyl alcohol, 9.45 mg as a preservative. The sterile solution is for intramuscular and intravenous use.
Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Lincocin active ingredients
Lincocin contains lincomycin hydrochloride (lincomycin HCl) as the active ingredient.
Lincocin side effects
The most common side effects of Lincocin in clinical trials include:
- Overgrowth of normally harmless bacteria in the intestines may cause mild to severe diarrhea
- Stomach pain
- Nausea, vomiting
- Swollen or painful tongue
- Vaginal itching or discharge
- Mild itching or skin rash
In rare instances, Lincocin can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Pain or swelling at the injection site
- Potentially life-threatening intestinal problems due to a bacteria called clostridium difficile (C. difficile)
- Severe stomach pain, diarrhea that is watery or bloody
- Little or no urination
- Mouth sores, red or swollen gums, difficulty swallowing
- Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)
- Low blood cell counts – pyrexia, fatigue, skin sores, easy bruising, unusual bleeding, pale skin, cold hands, and feet, feeling faint or short of breath
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Lincocin against your risk of adverse effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Lincocin to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Lincocin drug interactions
Lincocin can interact with other medications. These include:
- Macrolide antibiotics such as clarithromycin, or erythromycin
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Lincocin. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Lincocin if you:
- Have had an allergic reaction to the active ingredient lincomycin or clindamycin
- Have a known hypersensitivity to any of the other ingredients in Lincocin
Talk to your doctor before using Lincocin if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Lincocin
- Have a history of gastrointestinal disorders such as ulcerative colitis
- Have asthma
- Have hepatic impairment
- Have kidney disease
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Lincocin is the trademark brand name for lincomycin manufactured by Pfizer. A generic version of lincomycin is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Lincocin 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.