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Quviviq Patient assistance program

Is your Quviviq 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 Quviviq 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.

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. 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 Quviviq cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Quviviq patient assistance program you can receive your medication for free. Our monthly service fee of $49 per medication covers the cost of our services in applying for the program and requesting your ongoing refills on your behalf. If you obtain your Quviviq through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Quviviq patient assistance program?

You could receive your Quviviq without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. The eligibility requirements are set by the pharmaceutical companies that are providing assistance programs. At NiceRx, we review each application individually, although the main 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 Quviviq patient assistance?

We do everything that we can to take the hassle and stress out of applying for patient assistance programs. Simply start by filling in our enrollment application. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical companies you are applying to for assistance. We may also be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Quviviq.

NiceRx will review the information you have provided, and if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance, we will seek to enroll you in the Quviviq patient assistance program. We will handle the enrollment process for you by working with your healthcare provider and preparing all the required paperwork for your doctor to sign. We will also request your Quviviq medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.

Is NiceRx a Quviviq coupon provider?

At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Quviviq patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Quviviq coupon, a Quviviq discount card, or a Quviviq copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers or free Quviviq samples.

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

We may be able to help you if you have insurance, including if your insurance company will not pay for your Quviviq medication, or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you do not have insurance. Please fill in our enrollment application to find out more.

How much does Quviviq cost without insurance?

Quviviq costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Quviviq tablets 25 mg will typically cost around $490 for 30 tablets. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.

How much does Quviviq cost with insurance?

The copay of Quviviq will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.

What is Quviviq?

Quviviq is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Quviviq is an orexin receptor antagonist used for the treatment of adult patients with insomnia and with difficulties with sleep onset or sleep maintenance. Quviviq helps to improve sleep and daytime functioning. It is a federally controlled substance because it can be abused or cause dependence.

What doses of Quviviq are available?

Quviviq is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 25 mg, and 50 mg.

The recommended dosage is 25 mg to 50 mg at night, taken 30 minutes before going to bed, with at least 7 hours remaining to planned awakening. The maximum recommended dosage is 25 mg once per night if you have hepatic impairment. Quviviq is not recommended if you have severe hepatic impairment.

Please read the full prescribing information and medication guide, and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Quviviq active ingredients

Quviviq contains daridorexant, a sedative-hypnotic as the active ingredient. Daridorexant is a dual orexin receptor antagonist. It works by blocking the action of the neuropeptide orexin, a chemical produced by the brain that promotes wakefulness. This allows people to fall asleep quicker, stay asleep for longer, and to improve functioning during the day.

Quviviq side effects

The most common side effects of Quviviq in clinical trials compared to placebo include:

  • Headache
  • Somnolence (daytime sleepiness)
  • Fatigue

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

  • CNS-depressant effects – daytime impairment, motor coordination including morning impairment. Caution is advised with next day driving
  • Worsening depression and suicidal thoughts
  • Sleep paralysis, hypnagogic/hypnopompic hallucinations, and cataplexy-like symptoms
  • Complex sleep behaviors – sleepwalking, sleep-driving, and engaging in other activities while not fully awake
  • Compromised respiratory function

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

Quviviq drug interactions

Quviviq can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Strong CYP3A4 inhibitors
  • Moderate CYP3A4 inhibitors
  • Moderate or strong CYP3A4 inducers
  • Opioid pain or cough relievers (codeine, hydrocodone), alcohol, marijuana, other drugs for sleep or anxiety (alprazolam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants (carisoprodol, cyclobenzaprine), or antihistamines (cetirizine, diphenhydramine) – may increase the risk of side effects such as shallow breathing, severe drowsiness, or dizziness

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

Quviviq contraindications

You should not use Quviviq if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient daridorexant
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Quviviq
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Quviviq if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Quviviq
  • Have a sleep disorder (narcolepsy)
  • Have sleep apnea, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Have depression, or thoughts of suicide
  • Have a history of substance addiction
  • Have liver problems
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Quviviq generic

Quviviq is the trademark brand name for daridorexant manufactured by Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd. A generic version of daridorexant is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Quviviq 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.