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Lupron Depot PED Patient assistance program

Is your Lupron Depot PED 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 Lupron Depot PED medication with our help.

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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. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free and you only pay our service fee.

  • 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.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Lupron Depot PED cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Lupron Depot PED patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 per month for each medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Lupron Depot PED prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Lupron Depot PED patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Lupron Depot PED patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which is set by the pharmaceutical companies, however, 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 Lupron Depot PED patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Lupron Depot PED patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Lupron Depot PED. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Lupron Depot PED assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you are enrolled in the Lupron Depot PED patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Lupron Depot PED medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx a Lupron Depot PED coupon provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Lupron Depot PED patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Lupron Depot PED manufacturer coupons, Lupron Depot PED discounts, or free Lupron Depot PED samples. We are not a Lupron Depot PED coupon provider or Lupron Depot PED discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Lupron Depot PED cheaper if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Lupron Depot PED patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Lupron Depot PED medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.

How much does Lupron Depot PED cost without insurance?

Lupron Depot PED cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Lupron Depot PED intramuscular kit (7.5 mg/month) usually costs $2,000 for 1 kit. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Lupron Depot PED cost with insurance?

The copay for Lupron Depot PED with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

What is Lupron Depot PED?

Lupron Depot PED (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension) is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured for AbbVie Inc. North Chicago, by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. Lupron Depot PED is a gonadotropin releasing hormone, GnRH agonist indicated in the treatment of:

  • Central precocious puberty (CPP), a condition that causes early puberty in boys (before 9 years of age) and girls (before 8 years of age)
  • Anemia caused by bleeding from uterine leiomyomas (fibroid tumors in the uterus)
  • Prostate cancer that is advanced or late-stage
  • Pain due to endometriosis

What doses of Lupron Depot PED are available?

Lupron Depot PED is available as an intramuscular injection, in the following doses: 7.5 mg, 11.25 mg, 15 mg, and 30 mg in a prefilled dual chamber syringe containing sterile lyophilized microspheres.

Lupron Depot PED 7.5 mg, 11.25 mg, and 15 mg are for 1-month administration, and 11.25 mg and 30 mg are for 3-month administration.

The starting dose (7.5 mg, 11.25 mg, or 15 mg) is based on the child’s body weight. The injection site should be varied regularly. The doctor will want to check your child’s response 2–3 months after the first injection and again at 6 months. Your doctor may also want to measure bone age every 6–12 months.

Please see the package insert for the full prescribing information and medication guide and always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Lupron Depot PED active ingredients

Lupron Depot PED contains leuprolide acetate, a luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonist.

Lupron Depot PED side effects

The most common side effects of Lupron Depot PED in clinical trials include:

  • Suppression of endogenous sex steroid levels may occur
  • Injection site reactions such as injection site pain, injection site swelling, and abscess
  • Weight gain
  • Headache
  • Acne or red, itchy, rash, and white scales (seborrhea)
  • Erythema multiforme (serious skin rash)
  • Mood changes
  • Swelling of vagina (vaginitis), vaginal bleeding, and vaginal discharge

In rare instances, Lupron Depot PED can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • New or worsening mental symptoms or problems in a child
  • An increase in clinical signs and symptoms of puberty during the first 2-4 weeks of therapy
  • Convulsions in patients with or without a history of epilepsy, cerebrovascular disorders, central nervous system anomalies or tumors
  • Convulsions in patients on other medications associated with convulsions

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

Lupron Depot PED drug interactions

Other drugs may interact with Lupron Depot PED, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medicines including any supplements you are taking.

Lupron Depot PED contraindications

You should not use Lupron Depot PED if you:

  • Have had an allergic reaction to the active ingredient leuprolide acetate
  • Have had hypersensitivity reactions to any of the other ingredients in Lupron Depot PED
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Talk to your doctor before using Lupron Depot PED if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Lupron Depot PED
  • Have abnormal or unusual vaginal bleeding
  • Have asthma
  • Have brain tumors
  • Have congestive heart failure
  • Have a history of heart attacks, stroke, blood vessel disease or long QT syndrome
  • Have a history of seizures or epilepsy
  • Have a history of depression
  • Have diabetes
  • Have high sugar in the blood
  • Have osteoporosis

Lupron Depot PED generic

Lupron Depot PED is the trademark brand name for leuprolide acetate manufactured for AbbVie Inc. North Chicago, by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. A generic version of leuprolide acetate is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Lupron Depot PED 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 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.

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.