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Rifadin Patient assistance program

Is your Rifadin 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 Rifadin 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.

How it works

  • Enroll online

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

  • Pre-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.

  • Submit documents

    We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.

  • Receive medication

    Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address.

Medically reviewed by  Jamie Winn, PharmD

Your monthly Rifadin cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Rifadin 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 Rifadin patient assistance?

To be eligible for the Rifadin patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Rifadin 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 Rifadin patient assistance program?

Applying for the Rifadin 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 Rifadin, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Rifadin 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 Rifadin patient assistance program, we will also request your Rifadin 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 Rifadin coupons provider?

NiceRx does not provide Rifadin coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable Rifadin manufacturer coupons, Rifadin discounts, rebates, Rifadin 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 Rifadin medication with NiceRx.

Can NiceRx help me get Rifadin if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you access Rifadin patient assistance if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Rifadin
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Rifadin prescription
  • You do not have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much does Rifadin cost without insurance?

Rifadin prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Rifadin oral capsule 300 mg will typically cost around $300 for 60 capsules.

How much does Rifadin cost with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Rifadin 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 Rifadin?

Rifadin is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Sanofi.

It is a rifamycin antibiotic used:

  • In combination with isoniazid, and pyrazinamide to treat tuberculosis
  • To prevent serious meningococcal bacterial infections such as meningitis in people who carry the bacteria but are not sick with the disease

What doses of Rifadin are available?

Rifadin is available in capsule form, in the following doses: 150 mg, 300 mg.

Take Rifadin capsules on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before food or 2 hours after food. Do not take antacids within 1 hour before or 1 hour after taking Rifadin. Also, avoid alcohol while taking this medicine. Rifadin may stain soft contact lenses

Always speak with your healthcare provider for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Rifadin active ingredients

Rifadin contains rifampin as the active ingredient.

Rifadin side effects

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

  • Diarrhea, flatulence
  • Drowsiness, tiredness
  • Headaches
  • Upset stomach, stomach cramps, vomiting
  • Loss of appetite

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

  • Signs of kidney problems like unable to pass urine, change in how much urine is passed, blood in the urine
  • Increased levels of liver enzymes
  • Dizziness or feeling faint
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Swollen glands
  • Joint pain or swelling
  • Muscle pain or weakness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain, cough
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Confused
  • Menstrual changes
  • Changes in vision
  • Red or purple skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling
  • Tooth discoloration
  • Stomach pain, cramps, or very loose, watery, or bloody stools
  • Loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, and yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice)

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

Rifadin drug interactions

Rifadin can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Birth control pills and other hormonal contraceptives may not work as well. Use some other kind of contraceptive like a condom when taking Rifadin
  • Alcohol may increase the risk of liver disease
  • Aprepitant, digoxin, praziquantel, ranolazine, sulfasalazine, tacrolimus, theophylline, levothyroxine
  • Certain anti-infectives – chloramphenicol, clarithromycin, dapsone, doxycycline
  • Quinolones – ciprofloxacin
  • Antiarrhythmics – disopyramide, mexiletine, quinidine
  • Antimalarials – atovaquone, quinine
  • Treatments for seizures – phenytoin, phenobarbital
  • Azole antifungals – itraconazole, ketoconazole
  • Benzodiazepines – midazolam
  • Anticoagulants – warfarin
  • Calcium channel blockers – diltiazem, enalapril, verapamil
  • Anti-cancer drugs – irinotecan
  • Hormone replacement drugs – estrogens
  • Treatments for mental health disorders – clozapine, haloperidol
  • Opioids – methadone
  • HIV protease inhibitors – atazanavir, ritonavir, saquinavir

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Rifadin. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including any medicines, vitamins, or supplements that you buy without a prescription from your pharmacy.

Rifadin contraindications

You should not use Rifadin if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient rifampin
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Rifadin
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Rifadin if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Rifadin
  • Have diabetes
  • Have liver problems such as hepatitis
  • Have HIV
  • Have a history of alcohol abuse
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Rifadin generic

Rifadin is the trademark brand name for rifampin manufactured by Sanofi. A generic version of rifampin is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Rifadin 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.