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Mirapex ER Patient assistance program

Is your Mirapex ER 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 Mirapex ER 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 Mirapex ER cost savings if eligible

The Mirapex ER patient assistance program can provide your medication for free. We simply charge $49 per month for each medication to cover the cost of our services. With NiceRx, you will only pay $49 to obtain your Mirapex ER, regardless of the retail price.

Am I eligible for the Mirapex ER patient assistance program?

To find out if you are eligible for Mirapex ER assistance you can apply online using our enrollment application. Each pharmaceutical company sets its eligibility criteria, and we will review your application individually to determine if you may be eligible. The three main factors to consider 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 Mirapex ER patient assistance program?

Our application process aims to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Mirapex ER patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our online enrollment application. We will ask you for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income as this information is required by the pharmaceutical companies. We may be able to help you apply for other patient assistance programs too, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Mirapex ER.

NiceRx will review your application and determine whether you may be eligible for Mirapex ER assistance. If so, we will handle the full enrollment process for you and prepare all required documents for your healthcare provider to sign. Once you are successfully enrolled in the Mirapex ER patient assistance program, we will help you manage your prescription refills by requesting refills on your behalf throughout your enrollment period. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated information and seek to re-enroll you so you can continue to access affordable Mirapex ER.

Is NiceRx a Mirapex ER coupon provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Mirapex ER patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Mirapex ER samples. When obtaining your medication through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month per medication. This will likely save you more money than if you were to use Mirapex ER coupons, discount cards, or Mirapex ER copay cards.

Can NiceRx help me get Mirapex ER cheaper if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Mirapex ER medication. We may also be able to help if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. Whether you have insurance or not, apply online using our enrollment application to find out more.

How much does Mirapex ER cost without insurance?

Mirapex ER prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Mirapex ER oral tablet, extended-release 0.375 mg typically costs $165 for 7 tablets.

How much does Mirapex ER cost with insurance?

The copay for Mirapex ER will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Mirapex ER with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.

What is Mirapex ER?

Mirapex ER is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. It is a non-ergot dopamine agonist used to treat the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and Restless Legs Syndrome.

What doses of Mirapex ER are available?

Mirapex ER is available in extended-release tablet form, in the following doses: 0.375 mg, 0.75 mg, 1.5 mg, 2.25 mg, 3 mg, 3.75 mg, and 4.5 mg.

Mirapex ER tablets are taken once daily, with or without food. Swallow the tablets whole. Do not chew, crush, or divide the tablets. The initial dose is 0.375 mg once daily, increased, every 5 to 7 days, first to 0.75 mg per day and then by 0.75 mg increments to a maximum dose of 4.5 mg per day. If you miss a dose take your medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose.

You may be switched from immediate-release pramipexole tablets to Mirapex ER tablets at the same daily dose. Dose adjustment may be needed. Mirapex ER tablets should be discontinued gradually as some conditions may become worse with sudden discontinuation of treatment. You may also have withdrawal symptoms (such as anxiety, depression, confusion, fever, and muscle stiffness) if you suddenly stop taking this medication. Your doctor may taper your dose down slowly.

Please read the patient information and drug information provided with your medicine and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Mirapex ER active ingredients

Mirapex ER contains pramipexole as the active ingredient.

Mirapex ER side effects

The most common side effects of Mirapex ER in clinical trials include:

  • For early Parkinson’s disease without levodopa – somnolence, sleepiness or drowsiness, nausea, constipation, dizziness, fatigue, hallucinations, dry mouth, muscle spasms, and peripheral edema
  • For advanced Parkinson’s disease with levodopa – dyskinesia, nausea, constipation, hallucinations, headache, and anorexia

In rare instances, Mirapex ER can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Falling asleep during daily activities – sudden onset of sleep may occur without warning
  • Symptomatic orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Compulsive behaviors and other intense urges
  • Hallucinations
  • Dyskinesia
  • Renal impairment
  • Withdrawal-emergent hyperpyrexia and confusion, fibrotic complications, and melanoma

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

Mirapex ER drug interactions

Mirapex ER can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Dopamine antagonists which reduce the effectiveness of pramipexole dihydrochloride
  • Antipsychotics such as chlorpromazine, haloperidol
  • Cimetidine, metoclopramide
  • Antihistamines – cetirizine, diphenhydramine
  • Treatments for anxiety – alprazolam, diazepam, zolpidem
  • Opioid pain relievers such as codeine, and hydrocodone

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Mirapex ER. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Mirapex ER contraindications

You should not use Mirapex ER if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient pramipexole
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Mirapex ER

Talk to your doctor about your medical condition before using Mirapex ER if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Mirapex ER
  • Have low blood pressure
  • Have daytime drowsiness
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have problems controlling your muscle movements
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – This drug may pass into breast milk. Inhibition of lactation is expected because pramipexole inhibits the secretion of prolactin in humans

Mirapex ER generic

Mirapex ER is the trademark brand name for pramipexole distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. A generic version of pramipexole is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Mirapex ER 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.