Pomalyst 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.
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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 Pomalyst cost savings if eligible
With our assistance, you could access the Pomalyst 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 Pomalyst patient assistance?
We review each Pomalyst 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 Pomalyst patient assistance program?
Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Pomalyst patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Pomalyst. 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 a Pomalyst coupons provider?
NiceRx is not a Pomalyst coupon, Pomalyst discount card, or Pomalyst copay card provider. We do not offer Pomalyst manufacturer coupons, Pomalyst discounts, rebates, Pomalyst savings cards, trial offers, or free Pomalyst samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Pomalyst patient assistance program.
Can NiceRx help me get Pomalyst if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you get Pomalyst if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Pomalyst
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Pomalyst prescription
- Your healthcare plan does not cover Pomalyst medication
- You do not have insurance
Please apply online to find out if we can help you.
How much is Pomalyst with insurance?
The cost of Pomalyst 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 Pomalyst cost without insurance?
Pomalyst prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Pomalyst oral capsules 1 mg will cost around $20,000 for 21 capsules.
What is Pomalyst?
Pomalyst contains the prescription medicine pomalidomide, classed as an immunomodulatory agent. Pomalidomide slows the growth of tumors by affecting the immune response in your body.
Pomalyst is used for the treatment of:
- Multiple Myeloma – in combination with dexamethasone in adults who have already tried at least two other medications such as lenalidomide and carfilzomib (Kyprolis), but the tumor has spread or grown whilst taking the medication or within 60 days of finishing the treatment.
- Kaposi sarcoma (KS) – related to AIDS, that has not been treated adequately by taking other highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Pomalyst can also be used for the treatment of Kaposi sarcoma in adults who are HIV-negative.
Pomalyst should be taken as directed by your doctor. The medicine should be taken with a full glass of water, swallowed whole, and not broken open or chewed. If you get the medicine from a broken capsule on your mouth, eyes, nose, or skin, wash your skin with soap and rinse your eyes with water. Discuss how to dispose of a broken capsule with your pharmacist and return any unused medication to your doctor or pharmacist.
Pomalyst active ingredients
Pomalidomide has similar chemical and biological actions to thalidomide in the body. Pomalidomide affects the immune system and helps to stop the growth and spread of the tumor. Pomalidomide works at the cellular level by targeting the point at which a specific enzyme joins its receptor in the body. In tests, pomalidomide has been seen to stop the spread and growth of tumor cells as well as promote their death. Also, pomalidomide has been seen to stop the spread of multiple myeloma cells that are resistant to lenalidomide, and in combination with dexamethasone promoted cell death of tumors both sensitive and resistant to lenalidomide.
Pomalidomide improves the action of T-cells and natural killer (NK) cells, that target specific particles that should not be in the body. Pomalidomide also reduces the production of inflammatory cytokines. Excessive production of these cytokines can make inflammatory diseases worse.
Pomalyst side effects
The most common side effects caused by Pomalyst include:
- Nausea, diarrhea, constipation
- Feeling weak or tired
- Stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat, shortness of breath
- Low blood cell count
- Back pain
In rare instances, Pomalyst can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Symptoms of heart attack – chest pain spreading to jaw and shoulder, nausea, sweating
- Symptoms of stroke – feeling numb or weak down one side of your body, slurred speech, severe headache
- Symptoms of a leg blood clot – swelling, warmth, or redness
- Symptoms of a blood clot in the lung – chest pain, coughing, wheezing, coughing up blood
- Numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands or feet
- Confusion, muscle cramps, nausea, vomiting, irregular heart rate, decreased urination
- Mouth sores, skin sores, pale skin, feeling light-headed or faint
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Pomalyst against your risk of side effects.
Pomalyst drug interactions
Pomalyst can interact with other medications. These include:
- Treatment of auto-immune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis – adalimumab, certolizumab, durvalumab, golimumab
- Treatments for cancer – baricitinib, tamoxifen
- Vaccines – BCG, influenza, measle, mumps, polio, rotavirus, rubella, smallpox, typhoid, varicella, yellow fever, zoster
- Treatment for mood disorders such as schizophrenia – clozapine
- Estrogen hormone – estradiol, estrone
- Treatment for multiple sclerosis – fingolimod, ozanimod, siponimod
- Immuno-suppressants – voclosporin
This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Pomalyst.
Pomalyst warning and precautions
You should not use Pomalyst if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient pomalidomide
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Pomalyst
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Talk to your doctor before using Pomalyst if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Pomalyst
- Have liver disease
- Have kidney disease or are on dialysis
- Have high blood pressure
- Have high cholesterol
- Have diabetes
- Are a smoker
- Have a family history of coronary heart disease
- Are overweight
- Are male and over 40
- Are menopausal
- Are using pembrolizumab (Keytruda)
*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.