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Privigen Patient assistance program

Is your Privigen 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 Privigen medication.

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  • Ongoing refills: We request your medication refills on your behalf
  • Secure: Your personal and medical information is safe with us
  • 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.

An introduction to NiceRx

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  • An introduction to NiceRx
  • Next steps after qualifying
  • Uploading documents and billing
  • SSN & billing information
  • Medication delivery time

How it works

  • Apply Online

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

  • Qualification

    NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are qualified.

  • Upload Documents

    You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.

  • Application Created

    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.

  • Receive Medication

    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 Privigen cost savings if eligible

The Privigen patient assistance program can provide your medication for free. We simply charge $49 a month per medication to cover the cost of our services. With NiceRx, you will only pay $49 to obtain your Privigen, regardless of the retail price.

Am I eligible for the Privigen patient assistance program?

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

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

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

Is NiceRx a Privigen coupons provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Privigen if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Privigen 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 is Privigen with insurance?

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

How much does Privigen cost without insurance?

Privigen prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Privigen intravenous solution 10% typically costs $800 for 50 milliliters.

What is Privigen?

Privigen contains the prescription medicine immune globulin intravenous (IGIV). Privigen is made from human plasma, is sterile, and contains a wide range of antibodies that help you to protect yourself from many different diseases and infections. It is used for the treatment of:

  • Primary Humoral Immunodeficiency – it is used as replacement therapy for humoral immune defect in congenital agammaglobulinemia, common variable immunodeficiency (CVID), X-linked agammaglobulinemia, Wiskott- Aldrich syndrome, and other severe combined immunodeficiencies.
  • Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura in patients 15 years of age or older to help increase their platelet counts.

Privigen active ingredients

Privigen contains a wide variety of antibodies that enable your body to defend itself naturally against bacteria, viruses, parasites, and other toxic substances. How exactly it does this is not fully understood.

Privigen can cause blood clots in certain patient groups. The chance of this happening is higher in older patients, patients who get blood clots, have blood circulation problems, or have heart problems. People taking hormone replacement therapy or birth control pills or having long-term bed rest are also more likely to suffer from blood clots.

Privigen can also be harmful to your kidneys. Contact your doctor if you have chest pain, difficulty breathing, an increased heart rate, swelling in an arm or leg, rapid weight gain, or a reduction in urination.

Privigen side effects

The most common side effects caused by Privigen include:

  • Headache, back, or joint pain
  • Stomach pain. nausea, diarrhea
  • Fever, chills
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Increased heart rate
  • Feeling tired
  • Blocked nose, or sinus pain
  • Irritation or reaction around the injection site

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

  • Pale or yellowy skin, darker colored urine, fever, confusion, or weakness
  • Feeling thirsty or hot, difficulty urinating, sweating
  • Swelling, rapid weight gain, feeling short of breath
  • Chest pain, difficulty breathing
  • Fever with a severe headache, neck stiffness, eye pain, and increased sensitivity to light
  • Signs of a blood clot – shortness of breath, chest pain with heavy breathing, increased heart rate, numbness or weakness down one side of the body

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Privigen against your risk of side effects.

Privigen drug interactions

Privigen can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Antifungal medication – amphotericin
  • NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) – bromfenac, celecoxib, diclofenac, etodolac, ketoprofen, piroxicam
  • Treatments for ulcerative colitis – balsalazide, olsalazine
  • Immuno-suppressants – cyclosporine, voclosporin
  • Antiviral medication – cidofovir, tenofovir
  • Antibiotics for bacterial infections – gentamicin, kanamycin

This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Privigen.

Privigen warning and precautions

You should not use Privigen if you:

  • Have an allergy to blood products
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Privigen
  • Are allergic to corn
  • Have immune globulin A (IgA) deficiency with antibody to IgA

Talk to your doctor before using Privigen if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Privigen
  • Have heart problems or blood circulation problems
  • Have had a stroke or blood clot
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have diabetes
  • Have sepsis
  • Are using hormone replacement therapy or are taking birth control pills
  • Have been on long-term bed rest
  • Have a central intravenous (IV) catheter in place
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

*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.