Namenda Patient assistance program
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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
NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.
Your monthly Namenda cost savings if eligible
The only fee you will need to pay is a flat cost of $49 per month, if you’re eligible for the patient assistance program. This fee covers the full cost of your Namenda medicine, regardless of the retail price. You could save:
|Strength||Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
|5mg 30 tablets||$229.37||$49.00||$180.37|
|10mg 60 tablets||$450.19||$49.00||$401.19|
|10mg/5ml 360ml oral solution||$862.77||$49.00||$813.77|
|titration pack 49 tablets||$369.14||$49.00||$320.14|
Am I eligible for the Namenda patient assistance program?
Each application is considered by us on its own merits. We look at all the information provided and make a decision on your potential eligibility for the program. In most instances 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 Namenda patient assistance program?
Our service is designed to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Namenda patient assistance program. To find out your potential eligibility, start by filling in our enrollment application. At this stage, important information includes full details of all medications you’re taking, including Namenda, as well as information about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income.
If we determine that you are eligible for Namenda assistance, we’ll handle the application process and will help to enroll you in the Namenda patient assistance program. Once enrolled in the program, we’ll also request your Namenda medication refills on your behalf for up to 12 months.
Is NiceRx a Namenda coupons provider?
NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Namenda patient assistance program. We are not a Namenda coupon, a Namenda discount card, or a Namenda copay card. We don’t offer printable Namenda manufacturer coupons, Namenda discounts, rebates, Namenda savings cards, trial offers, or free Namenda samples.
If you’re looking for coupons for Namenda or cheap Namenda, keep in mind you can likely save more with NiceRx. The only fee that you will be required to pay is an ongoing monthly fee of $49.
Can NiceRx help me get Namenda if I have insurance?
Every individual application is different, with several eligibility factors evaluated each time. Insurance is a factor. However, we may still be able to assist in a range of different situations including if your insurance company won’t pay for your Namenda medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you don’t have insurance.
How much is Namenda with insurance?
The cost of Namenda will vary depending on the specifics of your individual healthcare plan. Speak to your pharmacist or your healthcare provider to calculate your copay with your current insurance. You’ll likely save more if you get your Namenda medication through NiceRx.
How much does Namenda cost without insurance?
Namenda prices without insurance will vary depending on if you buy an immediate release oral kit or tablets, and the strength of the tablets you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, you can expect to pay around $540 for a 60 pack of 10 mg Namenda tablets. With NiceRx you’ll always pay a flat monthly fee of $49.
What is Namenda?
Namenda is a medication used to treat moderate to severe dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is a brain condition that causes a long-term, and usually gradual, decline in your ability to think and remember clearly. It can also impair your language skills, affect your behavior and your mental health, and cause emotional problems, like becoming more irritable and aggressive.
As a common condition, it affects more than 50 million people around the world, with 10 million new cases each year. It used to be thought that dementia was a normal part of the aging process. However, it’s now understood that dementia is caused by damage to the brain and that it results in a mental deterioration beyond that caused by aging. Whilst dementia can be caused by a range of conditions, between 60% to 70% of cases are thought to be due to Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s is a disease that damages your brain. It’s caused by concentrations of harmful proteins building up inside and outside your brain cells. This damages the cells and makes it difficult for them to communicate with each other. An area of your brain called the hippocampus is often affected first by Alzheimer’s disease. Your hippocampus is involved in learning and memory, which is why memory loss is one of the early signs of Alzheimer’s.
Although most of the changes in your brain caused by Alzheimer’s can’t be reversed, medications can help, particularly with thinking and memory. Namenda can result in improvements in thinking, behavior, mood, and the ability to perform daily tasks in people with moderate to severe dementia.
Namenda active ingredients
The active ingredient in Namenda is called memantine. It’s an anti-dementia medicine that can result in improvements in thinking, mood, and behavior in people with moderate to severe dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s causes brain damage that makes it harder for your brain cells (neurons) to communicate with each other. Memantine stimulates the receptors in your brain that are involved in sending signals between your brain cells. It specifically targets receptors involved in learning and memory, countering some of the decline caused by Alzheimer’s.
Namenda side effects & Namenda drug interactions
Common Namenda side effects include headaches, dizziness, and balance disorders, sleepiness, constipation, high blood pressure, shortness of breath, elevated results in liver function tests, and hypersensitivity to certain drugs.
More serious side effects can occur in rarer cases. These can include heart failure, venous blood clotting (thrombosis/thromboembolism), seizures, inflammation of the pancreas and liver (hepatitis), depression, and an increase in suicidal thinking and behaviors. Your physician will assess your risk of side effects versus the benefits of taking Namenda.
Some medications can interact with each other, affecting how they work and making certain side effects more likely. Medicines that may interact with Namenda include:
- Anticonvulsants (medications used to prevent and relieve seizures)
- Barbiturates (medications generally used to induce sleep)
- Dopaminergic agonists, like L-dopa or bromocriptine
- Neuroleptics (medications used to treat mental disorders)
- Oral anticoagulants
Namenda warnings & precautions
Don’t take Namenda if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient memantine
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Namenda (listed in the leaflet that comes with the medication)
- Are under 18 years of age
Talk to your physician before taking Namenda if you:
- Have recently had a heart attack
- Have congestive heart failure
- Have any kidney problems
- Have uncontrolled high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Have a history of epileptic seizures
- Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed
Namenda can cause side effects that can make driving and operating machinery more dangerous, like dizziness, balance problems, and sleepiness. Only do so when you’re confident you know how it affects you.
*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.