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Plenvu Patient assistance program

Is your Plenvu 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 Plenvu medication with our help.

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NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

How it works

  • Enroll online

    Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.

  • Pre-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.

  • Submit documents

    We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.

  • Receive medication

    Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Plenvu cost savings if eligible

The Plenvu 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 Plenvu, regardless of the retail price.

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
price
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
3 pouches$130.00$49.00$81.00

Am I eligible for the Plenvu patient assistance program?

To find out if you are eligible for Plenvu 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 Plenvu patient assistance program?

Our application process aims to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Plenvu 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 Plenvu.

NiceRx will review your application and determine whether you may be eligible for Plenvu 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 Plenvu 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 Plenvu.

Is NiceRx a Plenvu coupons provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Plenvu patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Plenvu 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 Plenvu coupons, discount cards, or Plenvu copay cards.

Can NiceRx help me get Plenvu if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Plenvu 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 Plenvu cost without insurance?

Plenvu prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Plenvu oral powder for reconstitution typically costs $150 for 3 powders for reconstitution.

How much does Plenvu cost with insurance?

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

What is Plenvu?

Plenvu is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Norgine. Plenvu is an osmotic laxative indicated for colonoscopy bowel preparation for colonoscopy in adults.

What doses of Plenvu are available?

Plenvu is available as an oral solution: First dose – one pouch labeled Dose 1. The second dose – two pouches labeled Dose 2 Pouch A and Dose 2 Pouch B.

Dose 1 contains 100 grams of polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350, 9 grams of sodium sulfate, 2 grams of sodium chloride, and 1 gram of potassium chloride.

Dose 2 – pouch A contains 40 grams of PEG 3350, 3.2 grams of sodium chloride, and 1.2 grams of potassium chloride

Dose 2 pouch B contains 48.11 grams of sodium ascorbate and 7.54 grams of ascorbic acid

It is important to drink sufficient clear liquids before, during, and after the use of Plenvu. Be sure to consume additional clear liquids after the first dose and second dose of Plenvu. Stop drinking liquids 2 hours before the colonoscopy.

Polyethylene glycol electrolyte powder must be mixed with water into a solution before using it. Do not add any flavorings such as sugar, honey, artificial sweetener, fruit juices, or other beverages. Do not drink Plenvu if it has been less than 1 hour since you last ate solid food. Always speak with your healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Plenvu active ingredients

Plenvu contains polyethylene glycol as the active ingredient.

Plenvu side effects

The most common adverse reactions of Plenvu in clinical trials include:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Dehydration
  • Abdominal pain, bloating
  • Very watery bowel movements

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

  • Risk of fluid and electrolyte abnormalities
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Seizures
  • Mucosal ulcerations
  • Suspected GI obstruction or perforation
  • Risk for aspiration
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD)
  • Hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis

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

Plenvu drug interactions

Plenvu can interact with other medications. These include:

  •  Drugs that cause electrolyte change

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

Plenvu contraindications

You should not use Plenvu if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient polyethylene glycol
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Plenvu
  • Have a gastrointestinal (GI) obstruction
  • Have a bowel perforation
  • Have gastric retention
  • Have ileus
  • Have toxic megacolon

Talk to your doctor before using Plenvu if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Plenvu
  • Have problems with serious dehydration and changes in electrolytes
  • Have heart problems – your doctor may consider obtaining an electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Have kidney problems, take diuretics, or take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Suffer from seizures
  • Have renal impairment
  • Have stomach or bowel problems, such as ulcerative colitis, a bowel blockage, or a bowel perforation
  • Have glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
  • Are withdrawing from drinking alcohol
  • Have phenylketonuria (PKU) – Plenvu contains aspartame equivalent to 491 mg of phenylalanine per treatment
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Plenvu generic

Plenvu is the trademark brand name for polyethylene glycol manufactured by Norgine. A generic version of polyethylene glycol is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Plenvu savings through NiceRx.

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*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 the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.

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.