Nexplanon Patient assistance program
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- 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 Nexplanon cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Nexplanon patient assistance program you can get your medication for free. Our monthly flat rate of $49 per medication covers the cost of our services in applying for the program and requesting your ongoing refills on your behalf. If you obtain your Nexplanon through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Nexplanon patient assistance program?
You could receive your Nexplanon without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. This criteria is set by the pharmaceutical companies who are providing assistance programs. At NiceRx we review each application individually, although 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 Nexplanon patient assistance?
We do everything that we can to take the hassle and stress out of applying for patient assistance programs. Simply start by filling in our enrollment application. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical companies you are applying to for assistance. We may also be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Nexplanon.
NiceRx will review the information you have provided, and if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance, we will seek to enroll you in the Nexplanon patient assistance program. We will handle the enrollment process for you by working with your healthcare provider and preparing all the required paperwork for your doctor to sign. We will also request your Nexplanon medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.
Is NiceRx a Nexplanon coupons provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Nexplanon patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Nexplanon coupon, a Nexpanon discount card, or a Nexplanon copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers or free Nexplanon samples.
Can NiceRx help me get Nexplanon if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you if you have insurance, including if your insurance company will not pay for your Nexplanon medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you do not have insurance. Please fill in our enrollment application to find out more.
How much is Nexplanon with insurance?
The cost of Nexplanon 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.
How much does Nexplanon cost without insurance?
Nexplanon costs without insurance will vary depending on Nexplanon and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Nexplanon subcutaneous implant 68mg will typically cost around $1,034 for a supply of 1 implant. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.
What Is Nexplanon?
Nexplanon (etonogestrel) is a hormone implant that prevents ovulation (egg release from an ovary) during your menstrual cycle. This medication also creates changes in your vaginal fluid and the lining of the uterus, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus wall.
Nexplanon is a radiopaque implant used as a contraceptive to prevent pregnancy. Etonogestrel is contained in a small thin plastic rod that is implanted under the skin of your upper arm. The rod remains under the skin where medicine is released slowly into the body for up to 3 years.
Using Nexplanon does not protect you or your partner from sexually transmitted diseases (HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea).
Nexplanon active ingredients
The active ingredient in Nexplanon is called etonogestrel. Etonogestrel is a progestin hormone. The implant also contains a small amount of barium sulfate which allows the implant to be seen by X-ray. Nexplanon does not contain estrogen.
The Nexplanon implant must be removed after 3 years and replaced with a new implant under the skin if you choose to continue using it for birth control. The implant can be removed at any time. If you do not want to get pregnant after your healthcare provider removes the Nexplanon implant, you should start another method of birth control immediately.
When the Nexplanon implant is inserted under the skin correctly, your chance of getting pregnant is very low (less than 1 pregnancy in 100 women who use the Nexpanon implant for 1 year). It is unknown if Nexplanon is as effective in very overweight women because studies did not include many overweight women.
Nexplanon side effects
The most common side effects caused by Nexplanon include:
- pain where the implant was inserted
- changes in your menstrual cycle
- vaginal discharge or itching
- breakthrough bleeding, menstrual cramps
- acne, mood changes, weight gain
- nausea (feeling sick)
- breast pain
- flu-like symptoms
- headache, dizziness, or sore throat.
- stomach pain
Occasionally Nexplanon can cause more serious side effects, such as:
- stroke – sudden numbness or weakness (especially down one side of the body), sudden severe headache, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance
- blood clot – sudden vision loss, sharp chest pain, shortness of breath, coughing up blood, pain or warmth in one or both legs
- symptoms of heart attack – chest pain or pressure, pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, nausea, sweating
- increase in blood pressure – severe headache, blurred vision, pounding in your neck or ears
- symptoms of depression – sleep problems, weakness, feeling tired, mood change
- breast lump
- jaundice – yellowing of skin or eyes
- warmth, redness, swelling, or oozing where the implant was inserted
- severe pain or cramp in pelvic area (may be only on one side)
- swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
Nexplanon drug interactions
Nexplanon can interact with other medications. This can change how Nexplanon and the other medications work and can make some side effects more likely.
Certain medicines or herbal products may make etonogestrel less effective, which could result in pregnancy. You may need to use a non-hormonal form of back-up birth control (such as condoms with spermicide) while you are taking certain medicine, and for up to 28 days after stopping the medicine. They include:
- amprenavir, boceprevir, fosamprenavir, telaprevir
- rifampin, rifabutin
- St. John’s wort
- medicine to treat hepatitis C, HIV, or AIDS
- butabarbital, secobarbital, phenobarbital
- carbamazepine, felbamate, oxcarbazepine, phenytoin to treat seizures
Nexplanon warnings & precautions
Nexplanon is not suitable for everyone. Do not use Nexplanon if you:
- Are allergic to Etonogestrel
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Nexpanon (you can find these listed in the leaflet which comes with the medication)
- Are pregnant or if you have recently had a baby
- Have undiagnosed vaginal bleeding
- Have liver disease or liver cancer
- Will be having major surgery
- Have ever had a heart attack, stroke, or blood clot
- Have hormone related cancer, cancer of the breast, uterus, cervix, or vagina
- Are under 18 years of age
Talk to your doctor before using Nexplanon if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Nexplanon
- Have gall bladder disease
- Have kidney disease
- Have diabetes
- Have high cholesterol
- Have high blood pressure
- Having a bleeding disorder
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Have depression
- Are a regular smoker
*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.