Mepron Coupon & Prices

Is your Mepron 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 Mepron medication with our help.

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NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

How it works

  • Enroll online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.

  • Pre-qualification

    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.

  • Submit documents

    We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.

  • Receive medication

    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.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Do you need help paying for Mepron?  With our help, you may be able to receive your Mepron for just $49 per month from NiceRx.*

We work directly with your healthcare provider to help you enroll in assistance programs. NiceRx will handle the full application process for you, helping you get access to the medications you need at a price you can afford.

Your monthly Mepron cost savings if eligible

You could receive your Mepron prescription for a flat fee of just $49 per month if you’re eligible for the patient assistance program. This fee covers the full cost of your Mepron medicine, saving you:

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
Mepron 210ml 1 bottle$1,460.46$49.00$1,411.46
Mepron 300ml 1 bottle$2,082.71$49.00$2,033.71

Am I eligible for the Mepron patient assistance program?

Each patient assistance program will consider a range of factors to determine eligibility, although most will evaluate those mentioned in the table below. We review each Mepron assistance program application individually. 

  • 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 Mepron patient assistance program? 

We do everything we can to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Mepron patient assistance program. Begin the process by completing our online enrollment form. At this early stage it’s important to tell us about all medications you’re taking, including Mepron. To complete the enrollment application, you will also need to provide full details of your healthcare providers, insurance, and your household income. We ask for this information as it is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.

Having reviewed the details provided, we will determine your potential eligibility for the program. If we determine you may be eligible for Mepron assistance, we’ll handle the application process and help to enroll you in the Mepron patient assistance program. Once enrolled in the program, NiceRx will also request your Mepron medication refills on your behalf for up to a full year.

Is NiceRx a Mepron coupons provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Mepron patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Mepron coupons provider and we don’t offer Mepron discounts, Mepron savings cards, free Mepron samples, or printable Mepron manufacturer coupons. If you think you can find cheaper alternatives for your medication, consider that when accessing your medication with the help of NiceRx, your total cost for the medication will always be $49 per month.

Can NiceRx help me get Mepron if I have insurance? 

You may still be able to be enrolled in the Mepron patient assistance program if you don’t have insurance, if your insurer won’t cover the cost of your prescription, or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. 

How much is Mepron with insurance?

The terms of your healthcare plan will impact the cost of Mepron. To find out exactly what you’ll have to pay, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. With NiceRx you’ll always pay a flat monthly fee of $49.

How much does Mepron cost without insurance?

Mepron prices without insurance will vary depending on the retailer. As a guide, you can expect to pay around $1,650 for 210 ml of 750 mg/5 ml Mepron oral suspension.

What is Mepron?

Mepron is a medication prescribed to prevent and treat a type of pneumonia caused by a fungal infection called Pneumocystis pneumonia. It’s given to adults and children over the age of 13 who can’t be given a medicine called co-trimoxazole.

Pneumonia is a disease that causes the small air sacs in your lungs to become inflamed. This can give you a dry cough, chest pain, fever, and can make it hard to breathe. Pneumonia is usually caused by an infection, and Pneumocystis pneumonia is caused by an infection of a fungus called Pneumocystis jirovecii. The fungus (a small, single-celled organism) infects your lungs, then reproduces and spreads, causing the inflammation and other symptoms of pneumonia. 

Pneumocystis pneumonia develops most often in people who have a weakened immune system. This may happen in the case of AIDS/HIV, when undergoing chemotherapy for cancer, or when taking an immunosuppressant for another condition.

A medication called co-trimoxazole can be taken to treat Pneumocystis pneumonia. Co-trimoxazole isn’t suitable for everyone though. For example, if you’re allergic to it. In this case, Mepron can be taken instead. Mepron is an antiparasitic medication. It helps prevent and treat Pneumocystis pneumonia by killing the Pneumocystis jirovecii fungus that causes it. It’s usually sold in the form of a liquid oral suspension that’s taken alongside food.

Mepron active ingredients

The active ingredient in Mepron is called atovaquone. Atovaquone kills the fungus Pneumocystis jirovecii that causes Pneumocystis pneumonia. It does so by disrupting processes inside fungal cells, particularly by stopping them from producing energy and absorbing metals from their surrounding environment. This stops the fungi from growing and reproducing, helping your body to clear the infection.

Mepron side effects & Mepron drug interactions

Just like any medication, Mepron can cause side effects. Not everyone will experience the same side effects though if any at all.

The most common side effects caused by Mepron include:

  • Headaches
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea 
  • Vomiting
  • Insomnia
  • Fever
  • A rash
  • Itching skin
  • Allergic reactions (usually not severe)

The following may also show up in blood tests:

  • Lower levels of sodium in the blood (hyponatraemia)
  • An increase in liver enzymes
  • A reduced number of red blood cells (anaemia)
  • A reduced number of white blood cells (neutropenia)

Mepron can also cause more serious side effects although this is much rarer. They include:

  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) and liver failure
  • Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • Kidney damage 
  • Serious skin disorders, like Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Your physician will assess your risk of side effects versus the benefits of taking Mepron.

Medicines that may interact with Mepron include the following. It’s important to note that they could change how it works and potentially make some side effects more likely. 

  • The antibiotics rifampicin, rifabutin, and tetracycline
  • Metoclopramide, used to treat nausea and vomiting
  • Indinavir, zidovudine, and didanosine, used to treat HIV
  • Highly active protease-inhibitors used to treat HIV
  • Efavirenz, used to treat HIV
  • Etoposide, used to treat cancer

Mepron warnings & precautions

Don’t take Mepron if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient atovaquone
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Mepron 
  • Are under 13 years of age

Talk to your physician before taking Mepron if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications listed in the section above that can interact with Mepron
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have liver disease
  • Have diarrhea (as it can reduce how much Mepron you absorb and stop it working)
  • Are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
  • 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 the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability and acceptance by the pharmaceutical companies. NiceRx is not responsible for any delays or rejection by the pharmaceutical companies.

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.

DISCLAIMER: NiceRx is a conduit between consumers in need of prescription drug savings. NiceRx is not affiliated or contracted with any of the pharmaceutical companies or products which are illustrated on this website. NiceRx is not compensated in any capacity by any of the manufacturers. All of the information about prescription drugs on this website has not been provided to NiceRx by the manufacturer.