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Linzess Patient assistance program

Is your Linzess 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 Linzess medication.

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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.

  • 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 Linzess cost savings if eligible

You can receive your Linzess prescription for a flat fee of just $49 per month, every month. This fee covers the full cost of your Linzess medicine, irrespective of the retail price. You could save:

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
price
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
72mcg 30 capsules$403.95$49.00$354.95
145mcg 30 capsules$403.95$49.00$354.95
290mcg 30 capsules$392.90$49.00$343.90

Am I eligible for the Linzess patient assistance program?

If you meet the eligibility criteria, you could receive your Linzess medication without paying the full retail price. We review each Linzess assistance program application individually. 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 the Linzess patient assistance program? 

NiceRx makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Linzess patient assistance program. Begin by completing our enrollment application online. Tell us about all medications you’re taking, including Linzess. You will also need to tell us about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income, as this is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.

Once we determine your potential eligibility, we will help to enroll you in the Linzess patient assistance program. We will handle the application process on your behalf and we’ll also request your Linzess medication refills for up to 1 year once you’re enrolled. 

Is NiceRx a Linzess coupon provider?

NiceRx is not a Linzess coupon or a Linzess discount card. We don’t offer printable Linzess manufacturer coupons, Linzess discounts, rebates, Linzess savings cards, trial offers, or free Linzess samples.

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Linzess patient assistance program. When obtaining your Linzess medication through NiceRx, your total cost for the medication will always be $49 per month.

Can NiceRx help me get Linzess if I have insurance?

If your insurance company won’t pay for your Linzess medication, or 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.

How much is Linzess with insurance?

This will vary depending on your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. You’ll likely save more if you get your Linzess medication through NiceRx.

How much is Linzess without insurance?

Linzess prices without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it and the number of pills per pack. You can expect to pay anywhere between $330 to $475 for a pack of 30 pills at 72mcg, 145mcg, or 290mcg strengths. When securing your medication through NiceRx you’ll always pay a flat monthly fee of $49.

What is Linzess?

Linzess is a medication used to treat constipation. Most often it’s prescribed for chronic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation. Linzess helps with constipation by reducing any pain in the bowels and by causing more liquid to enter your bowels from your body. This softens your stools and makes it easier to pass them. The medication is swallowed as a capsule when you have an empty stomach. It’s usually taken once a day, before your first meal.

If someone is constipated, they find it difficult to pass a stool. Their stools may be hard and dry, and they may feel bloated and in pain. It can lead to the development of hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and fecal impaction. Chronic constipation is constipation that lasts several weeks or longer. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a group of conditions that can cause abdominal pain and bowel problems, including constipation.

Linzess active ingredients

The active ingredient in Linzess is called linaclotide. Linaclotide isn’t easily absorbed by your body, but this is a good thing. It means the drug reaches your bowels where it can do its work, rather than being absorbed and dispersed around your body.

When linaclotide reaches your bowels, it binds to the cells in the walls of your gut. Once there, it increases the amount of water and other fluids that pass from your body into your bowels, softening your stools. It also decreases the activity of sensory cells in your bowels, reducing any pain felt. 

Linzess side effects & drug interactions

Linzess can have side effects. The more common side effects tend to be mild and restricted to the bowels, as the medication is not absorbed easily into your blood. Typical symptoms can include diarrhea, bloating, stomach pain, gas, and dizziness. 

Although diarrhea is a common side effect of Linzess, it should pass. If it lasts for more than seven days, and you feel lightheaded, dizzy, or faint (signs of dehydration), or if your diarrhea is severe, stop taking the medication and contact your physician. Diarrhea caused by Linzess can stop other medications from working properly, especially medicines with exact doses. Prolonged diarrhea could stop birth control working, so you should use other methods of contraception when taking Linzess.

These aren’t all of the side effects Linzess can cause. You can find more details in the patient leaflet that comes with your medication. If you have any concerns about side effects, talk to your physician or a pharmacist.

Linzess can interact with other medications. This can change how Linzess and other medications work and can make side effects more likely. Tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking, including vitamins and dietary supplements. In particular, tell them if you’re taking medicines which increase the risk of diarrhea, like laxatives, medicines for stomach ulcers, and NSAIDs.

Linzess warnings & precautions

Don’t take Linzess if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient linaclotide
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients found in Linzess (listed in the leaflet which comes with the medication)
  • If you have a blockage in your stomach or bowels
  • Are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Are under the age 18

Talk to your physician before taking Linzess if you:

  • Have severe or prolonged diarrhea caused by another condition
  • Have heart disease or a disease of the blood vessels
  • Have a disease of the bowels that causes inflammation, like Crohn’s disease
  • Are over 65 years of age

Related medications

*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.