Riastap 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. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free and you only pay our service fee.
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 Riastap cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Riastap patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 per month for each medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Riastap prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Riastap patient assistance program?
We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Riastap patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which are set by the pharmaceutical companies, however, 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 Riastap patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Riastap patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Riastap. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Riastap assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you are enrolled in the Riastap patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Riastap medication refills for up to 1 year.
Is NiceRx a Riastap coupons provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Riastap patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Riastap manufacturer coupons, Riastap discounts, or free Riastap samples. We are not a Riastap coupon provider or Riastap discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Can NiceRx help me get Riastap if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you to access Riastap patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Riastap medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.
How much does Riastap cost without insurance?
Riastap cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Riastap intravenous powder for injection usually costs $11 for 1 powder for injection. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
How much does Riastap cost with insurance?
The copay for Riastap with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
What is Riastap?
Riastap is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured from cryoprecipitate by CSL Behring GmbH.
Riastap, (Human Fibrinogen Concentrate) is a human blood coagulation factor replacement therapy indicated for the treatment of acute bleeding episodes in pediatric and adult patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, including afibrinogenemia and hypofibrinogenemia.
Congenital Fibrinogen Deficiency (CFD) is a rare inherited bleeding disorder in which the body’s ability to form blood clots is impaired.
The effectiveness of Riastap is based on maximum clot firmness (MCF). This is a measure of clot structural integrity that reflects the underlying effectiveness of the fibrinogen present to form a fibrin clot. Riastap is not indicated for dysfibrinogenemia.
What doses of Riastap are available?
Riastap is available as a single-dose vial containing 900 mg to 1300 mg lyophilized powder for reconstitution. Riastap should be reconstituted using water for injections.
For intravenous use only:
- Dose (mg/kg body weight) = Target level – measured level / 1.7 (mg/dL per mg/kg body weight
- Dose when fibrinogen level is unknown: 70 mg/kg body weight. Monitoring of the patient’s fibrinogen level is recommended during treatment. A target fibrinogen level of 100 mg/dL should be maintained until hemostasis is obtained. The injection rate should not exceed 5 mL per minute
Riastap is preservative-free. The unmixed powder must be stored in a refrigerator or in a dark cool place. Mixed medicine must be used within 24 hours if you keep it at room temperature.
Please see the full prescribing information and always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Riastap active ingredients
Riastap contains the active ingredient fibrinogen concentrate (human).
Riastap side effects
The most common side effects of Riastap in clinical trials include:
- Afibrinogenemia and hypofibrinogenemia
- Fever and headache
- Visual impairment
- Chest discomfort, chest pain, cough, wheezing
- Venous thrombosis of the limb
In rare instances, Riastap can cause more serious adverse reactions. These can include:
- Thromboembolic events, including myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, arterial thrombosis, and allergic-anaphylactic reactions. Weigh the benefits of administration versus the risks of thrombosis
- Anaphylaxis or hypersensitivity reactions
- Risk of infectious agents – viruses, the variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) agent, and, theoretically, the Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) agent
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Riastap against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Riastap to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Riastap drug interactions
There is currently no data for Riastap interactions with other medications. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Riastap if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient Fibrinogen Concentrate (Human) or human plasma-derived products
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Riastap
Talk to your doctor before using Riastap if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Riastap
- Have a history of stroke or blood clot
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Riastap is the trademark brand name for Fibrinogen Concentrate (Human) manufactured by CSL Behring GmbH. A generic version of Fibrinogen Concentrate (Human) is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Riastap 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 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.
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.