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Proglycem Patient assistance program

Is your Proglycem 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 Proglycem medication with our help.

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    Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
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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.

An introduction to NiceRx

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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. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free and you only pay our service fee.

  • 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.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Proglycem cost savings if eligible

With our assistance, you could access the Proglycem 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 Proglycem patient assistance?

We review each Proglycem 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 Proglycem patient assistance program?

Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Proglycem patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Proglycem, your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information 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 Proglycem coupon provider?

NiceRx is not a Proglycem coupon, Proglycem discount card, or Proglycem copay card provider. We do not offer Proglycem manufacturer coupons, Proglycem discounts, rebates, Proglycem savings cards, trial offers, or free Proglycem samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.

Can NiceRx help me get Proglycem cheaper if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Proglycem
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Proglycem prescription
  • Your healthcare plan does not cover your medication
  • You do not have insurance

Please apply online to find out if we can help you.

How much does Proglycem cost without insurance?

Without insurance, Proglycem costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Proglycem oral suspension (50 mg/mL) will cost around $400 for 30 milliliters.

How much does Proglycem cost with insurance?

The copay for Proglycem 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.

What is Proglycem?

Proglycem is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Teva Branded Pharm. Proglycem increases blood sugar by slowing the release of insulin from the pancreas.

Proglycem is used to treat low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) caused by certain cancers or other conditions that can make the pancreas release too much insulin. Proglycem is for use in adults, children, and young infants. Proglycem is not recommended to treat occasional low blood sugar caused by diet.

What doses of Proglycem are available?

Proglycem is available in capsule form, in the following doses: 50 mg.

Proglycem is available in oral suspension form, in the following doses: 50 mg/mL, in a chocolate-mint flavor.

Proglycem is taken every 8 to 12 hours. Take the dose with a dropper that comes with the medication at the same time each day. Proglycem begins to work within 1 hour, its effects can last up to 8 hours. Your blood sugar will need to be checked often, and your urine may also need to be tested for ketones.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Read the drug information and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Proglycem active ingredients

The active ingredient of Proglycem is diazoxide.

Proglycem side effects

The most common side effects of Proglycem in clinical trials include:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet
  • Fine hair growth on your face, arms, and back (especially in women or children)
  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, tiredness
  • Diarrhea, constipation

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

  • Pulmonary hypertension (trouble breathing) in infants and newborns
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar nonketotic coma
  • Blurred vision, tunnel vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights
  • Shortness of breath, fluid retention, rapid weight gain
  • High blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) – increased thirst, increased urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, blurred vision, and weight loss

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

Proglycem drug interactions

Proglycem can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Thiazides or other diuretics
  • Blood thinners such as warfarin
  • Drugs for high blood pressure such as enalapril, methyldopa, prazosin
  • Drugs for seizures such as phenytoin

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

Proglycem contraindications

You should not use Proglycem if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient diazoxide
  • Have had an allergic reaction to Proglycem or to certain heart or blood pressure medicines
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Proglycem

Talk to your doctor before using Proglycem if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Proglycem
  • Have congestive heart failure
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have gout
  • Have low levels of potassium in your blood
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is not known whether diazoxide passes into breast milk

Proglycem generic

Proglycem is the trademark brand name for diazoxide manufactured by Teva Branded Pharm. A generic version of diazoxide is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Proglycem savings through NiceRx.

*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.