Is NiceRx a Mutamycin coupon provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. This means that we are not a Mutamycin coupon, a Mutamycin discount card, or a Mutamycin copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers, or free Mutamycin samples.
Mutamycin patient assistance program
Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.
How much does Mutamycin cost without insurance?
Mutamycin costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Mutamycin intravenous powder for injection 5 mg will typically cost around $380 for 1 powder for injection.
How much does Mutamycin cost with insurance?
The copay of Mutamycin 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 Mutamycin?
Mutamycin (also known as mitomycin-c) is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Accord BioPharma Inc. Mutamycin is used with other cancer drugs to treat cancer of the stomach and pancreas. It works by slowing or stopping the growth of cancer cells.
What doses of Mutamycin are available?
Mutamycin is available in injection form, in the following doses: 40mg in 80mL.
Your dose will depend on your height, weight, general health or other medical conditions, and the type of cancer you are being treated for.
Mutamycin is given as an infusion directly into a vein. If the medication leaks into your skin or muscle around the injection site, it may cause damage. Speak to your caregiver if you notice redness, pain, or swelling at or near the injection site.
Please read the drug information and labeling 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.
Mutamycin active ingredients
Mutamycin contains mitomycin as the active ingredient. It belongs to a class of drugs called Antineoplastics, antitumor antibiotics.
Mutamycin side effects
The most common side effects of Mutamycin in clinical trials include:
- Fever or signs of infection, with or without a decrease in white blood cell counts (these can be life-threatening)
- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite
- Mouth sores, red or swollen gums, sore throat, trouble swallowing
- Drowsiness, headache
- Blurred vision
- Temporary hair loss
In rare instances, Mutamycin can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Chest tightness, new or worsening cough, shortness of breath
- Pain, burning, redness, swelling, irritation, or skin changes at the injection site
- Hemolytic-uremic syndrome – Mutamycin can damage red blood cells and kidney failure. Symptoms include unusual bruising or bleeding, confusion, tiredness, stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, red or pink urine, swelling, rapid weight gain, and little or no urinating
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Mutamycin against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Mutamycin to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Mutamycin drug interactions
Other drugs may interact with Mutamycin, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medication including any supplements you are taking.
You should not use Mutamycin if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient mitomycin
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Mutamycin
- Have a low platelet count in your blood
- Have bone marrow suppression
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – Use effective birth control
Talk to your doctor before using Mutamycin if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Mutamycin
- Have kidney disease
- Have heart disease
- Have asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sleep apnea, or other breathing disorders
- Have recently had a vaccination – avoid contact with people who have recently received live vaccines
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Mutamycin is the trademark brand name for mitomycin manufactured by Accord BioPharma Inc. A generic version of mitomycin is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Mutamycin 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.