Opsumit 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.
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How it works
Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible.
NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are qualified.
You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.
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.
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.
Your monthly Opsumit cost savings if eligible
With our assistance, you could access the Opsumit patient assistance program and obtain your medication for free. We only charge a flat monthly fee of $49 per medication for our services.
Am I eligible for Opsumit patient assistance?
We review each Opsumit enrollment application individually to determine if you are eligible. Each assistance program has its own eligibility criteria and the 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 Opsumit patient assistance program?
Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Opsumit patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Opsumit. You must also provide details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who will supply the medication, so it is important to make sure this information is accurate and up to date.
We will review the information that you have provided to determine whether you are eligible for patient assistance. If we can pre-qualify you for assistance, NiceRx will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. If you are approved by the pharmaceutical company, you will typically start receiving your medication in 6 – 8 weeks.
Is NiceRx an Opsumit coupons provider?
NiceRx is not an Opsumit coupon, Opsumit discount card, or Opsumit copay card provider. We do not offer Opsumit manufacturer coupons, Opsumit discounts, rebates, Opsumit savings cards, trial offers, or free Opsumit samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Opsumit patient assistance program.
Can NiceRx help me get Opsumit if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you get Opsumit if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Opsumit
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Opsumit prescription
- Your healthcare plan does not cover Opsumit medication
- You do not have insurance
Please apply online to find out if we can help you.
How much is Opsumit with insurance?
The cost of Opsumit with insurance will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more.
How much does Opsumitcost without insurance?
Opsumit prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Opsumit oral tablet 10 mg will cost around $5,500 for 15 tablets.
What is Opsumit?
Opsumit contains the prescription medicine macitentan. Opsumit is used for the treatment of high blood pressure in your lungs (pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)). Opsumit can help to improve your ability to exercise, improve your symptoms, and to slow down the development of the disease. Opsumit can also lower the chances of you being admitted to the hospital because of PAH.
It is not known if Opsumit is safe and effective in children. Also, Opsumit is only available to women under special conditions from a certified pharmacy. You must be registered in a program and understand the risks and benefits of taking this medication.
Opsumit active ingredients
Opsumit works by blocking certain receptors in your body known as endothelin receptors. These receptors are normally involved in such processes as narrowing of blood vessels, thickening of the walls in the lungs, an increase in the speed and growth of cells, and swelling. In pulmonary arterial hypertension, the speed at which these processes occur is increased further, causing damage to the lungs. Macitentan has a long and strong effect on blocking the endothelin receptors.
Opsumit should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Opsumit tablets should be taken whole and not crushed, chewed, or broken. Opsumit can be taken with or without food. You may need regular blood tests while taking Opsumit.
Opsumit side effects
The most common side effects caused by Opsumit include:
- Flu-like symptoms
- Blocked nose, sinus pain, sore throat
- Bladder infection
In rare instances, Opsumit can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Pain or burning sensation when you urinate
- Swelling, rapid weight gain
- Nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, tiredness, loss of appetite, darker urine and stools, yellowy color to skin and eyes
- Sweating, pale skin
- Severe shortness of breath, wheezing, cough with foamy mucus, chest pain
- Irregular heart rate
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Opsumit against your risk of side effects.
Opsumit drug interactions
Opsumit can interact with other medications. These include:
- Anti-viral treatments – amprenavir. atazanavir, boceprevir
- Anticonvulsants for seizures – carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin
- Antibiotics for bacterial infections – clarithromycin, erythromycin, rifampin
- Antifungal treatments – itraconazole, ketoconazole
- DMARDs (disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs) for rheumatoid arthritis – leflunomide, teriflunomide
- Treatments for heart arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat) – amiodarone, dronedarone
This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Opsumit.
Opsumit warning and precautions
You should not use Opsumit if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient macitentan
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Opsumit
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Talk to your doctor before using Opsumit if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Opsumit
- Have liver disease
- Have heart disease
- Have anemia (low red blood cells)
*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.