Your monthly Relizorb cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible to receive your Relizorb prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly service fee of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.
Am I eligible for Relizorb patient assistance?
To be eligible for the Relizorb patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Relizorb enrollment application individually. The main factors considered 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 Relizorb patient assistance program?
Applying for the Relizorb patient assistance program through NiceRx is simple. Begin by completing the enrollment application on our website. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers that supply your medication. We may be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications as well as Relizorb, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Relizorb assistance, we will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. We will work with your healthcare provider to prepare and submit all the documents required for you to enroll. If you are successfully enrolled in the Relizorb patient assistance program, we will also request your Relizorb medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated details and seek to re-enroll you in the program.
Is NiceRx a Relizorb coupons provider?
NiceRx does not provide Relizorb coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable Relizorb manufacturer coupons, Relizorb discounts, rebates, Relizorb savings cards, trial offers, or free samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. Our service cost is $49 a month per medication, so you will likely save more on your Relizorb medication with NiceRx.
Can NiceRx help me get Relizorb if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you access Relizorb patient assistance if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Relizorb
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Relizorb prescription
- You do not have insurance
Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.
How much does Relizorb cost without insurance?
Relizorb prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, 1 Relizorb device will typically cost around $3,600.
How much does Relizorb cost with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Relizorb with insurance. To find out what you will need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider. They will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
What is Relizorb?
Relizorb (immobilized lipase) cartridge is an FDA-approved (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) de novo medical device manufactured by Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc.
Pancreatic insufficiency (PI) and fat malabsorption can lead to reduced caloric intake, the inability to maintain weight, and increased gastrointestinal symptoms. Thus, enteral nutrition is used in patients with cystic fibrosis and poor nutritional status.
If you need help breaking down fats from enteral tube feeding formula, your doctor may prescribe Relizorb. Relizorb is a digestive enzyme cartridge that contains iLipase (digestive enzyme lipase attached to polymeric microbead carriers stored within the Relizorb cartridge). Relizorb connects directly to your feeding tube. As the formula passes through, it makes contact with the iLipase, breaking down the fat in the formula to fatty acids and monoglycerides, before entering your body.
Relizorb has been shown to break down up to 90% of fats in most enteral feeding tube formulas tested, including long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFAs) such as the omega-3 fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and arachidonic acid. Relizorb is indicated for use in pediatric patients, 5 years of age and above, and adult patients to hydrolyze fats in enteral formula. It is shown to significantly improve fat absorption.
What doses of Relizorb are available?
Relizorb is available as a single-use cartridge device. It is used for enteral feeding only and should not be connected to intravenous or another medical tubing. Other medications should not be administered through Relizorb.
You should follow your physician’s guidance for pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) use for meals and snacks, and follow your physicians’ guidance regarding the need for pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) during enteral feeding.
Relizorb is a single-use product and should not be re-used. Re-use may cause contamination of the product. Always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Relizorb active ingredients
Relizorb contains iLipase (digestive enzyme lipase) as the active ingredient.
Relizorb side effects
The most common adverse events of Relizorb in clinical trials include:
- Abdominal pain
- Constipation, diarrhea
- Nausea, vomiting
- Fatty stools
In rare instances, Relizorb can cause more serious adverse effects. These can include:
- Fibrosing colonopathy – a rare, serious adverse reaction associated with high-dose use of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis. This may progress to exocrine pancreatic insufficiency and will require monitoring.
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Relizorb against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Relizorb to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Relizorb drug interactions
Avoid enteral formulas containing insoluble fiber.
You should not use Relizorb if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient lipase
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Relizorb
Talk to your doctor before using Relizorb if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Relizorb
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Relizorb is the trademark brand name for lipase manufactured by Alcresta Therapeutics, Inc. A generic version of lipase is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Relizorb savings through NiceRx.
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.