Rituxan 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.
Your monthly Rituxan cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible to receive your Rituxan prescription through the patient assistance program your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly price of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.
|Strength||Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
|10mg/ml 10ml vial||$960.00||$49.00||$911.00|
|10mg/ml 50ml vial||$4,700.00||$49.00||$4,651.00|
Am I eligible for Rituxan patient assistance?
To be eligible for the Rituxan patient assistance program you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx we review each Rituxan 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 Rituxan patient assistance program?
Applying for the Rituxan 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 Rituxan, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Rituxan 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 Rituxan patient assistance program we will also automatically request your Rituxan medication refills 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 Rituxan coupons provider?
NiceRx does not provide Rituxan coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable Rituxan manufacturer coupons, Rituxan discounts, rebates, Rituxan 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 Rituxan medication with NiceRx.
Can NiceRx help me get Rituxan if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you access Rituxan patient assistance if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Rituxan
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Rituxan prescription
- You do not have insurance
Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.
How much is Rituxan with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the cost of Rituxan 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.
How much does Rituxan cost without insurance?
Rituxan prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Rituxan will typically cost around $350 per month.
What is Rituxan?
Rituxan is a prescription medication used to treat some types of cancer and certain autoimmune diseases, including:
- A cancer called non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, in adults
- A cancer called chronic lymphocytic leukemia, in adults
- Rheumatoid arthritis, in adults
- An autoimmune disease called granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), in adults and children aged 2 and older
- An autoimmune disease called microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA), in adults and children aged 2 and older
- Moderate to severe pemphigus vulgaris in adults
If you have a cancer that affects your lymphocyte white blood cells or have one of the inflammatory autoimmune diseases above your Doctor may have prescribed Rituxan to you. It is a medication that can reduce the buildup of cancerous and non-cancerous lymphocytes and that reduces the amount of inflammation your lymphocyte cells can cause.
Rituxan is given to you as an infusion directly into a vein (intravenous infusion) by a Doctor or other healthcare professional. The Doctor who prescribes your Rituxan to you will decide on the dose of Rituxan you need and how often you will need infusions, based on your condition and your medical history.
Rituxan active ingredients
The active ingredient in Rituxan is called rituximab. It is a type of antibody protein specifically designed to target a type of white blood cell called a lymphocyte. Lymphocyte white blood cells are involved in some cancers and are used by your immune system to trigger inflammation. Rituximab attaches to the surface of lymphocyte white blood cells and destroys them.
For cancers like non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, rituximab can reduce the number of cancerous lymphocytes you have. For chronic lymphocytic leukemia, rituximab can prevent the harmful buildup of lymphocytes. In the case of autoimmune diseases, rituximab can cause a fall in your lymphocyte levels. This reduces the amount of inflammation your lymphocyte white blood cells can trigger.
Rituxan side effects
The most common side effects caused by Rituxan include:
- Body aches
- Feeling sick (nausea)
- Muscle spasms
- A fall in red blood cell counts
- A fall in white blood cell counts
- An increased risk of infections
In rare instances, Rituxan can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy – a rare but serious brain infection that can cause severe disability and death in serious cases
- Tumor lysis syndrome – a condition caused by the fast breakdown of tumor cells that can result in kidney damage and failure, and heart rhythm problems
- Heart problems, including chest pain, irregular heartbeats and heart attacks that can cause lasting damage and can be fatal
- Kidney problems that can reduce kidney function and that can cause fatal kidney failure in severe cases
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication that can cause dizziness, a rapid heartbeat, rashes, itching and hives, as well as swelling in your face, mouth and throat that can cause breathing difficulties
- Stomach and bowel problems that can be fatal in serious cases
- Severe skin reactions including inside your mouth, that can result in peeling, blistering, sores and ulcers
- Reactivation of the hepatitis B virus if you have previously had a hepatitis B infection
- Increased risk of contracting a serious infection
Your doctor will assess the benefits of taking Rituxan against your risk of side effects.
Rituxan drug interactions
Rituxan can interact with other medications. These include:
- Medication for rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis or psoriasis – adalimumab, certolizumab, etanercept, golimumab, infliximab, leflunomide, methotrexate, sulfasalazine, tocilizumab, tofacitinib
- chemotherapy drugs – cisplatin
This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Rituxan.
Rituxan warning and precautions
Rituxan can harm your unborn baby. You should use effective contraception whilst taking Rituxan and for 12 months after your last dose. Talk to your doctor about your contraception options.
You should not take Rituxan if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient rituximab
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Rituxan
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
Rituxan should not be given to children for conditions other than granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA) or microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA). It should also not be given to children under the age of 2 for GPA or MPA.
Talk to your doctor before taking Rituxan if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Rituxan
- Have or have ever had any heart problems
- Have any kidney problems
- Have any lung problems
- Have a weakened immune system
- Currently have an infection
- Have or have ever had a serious infection. This includes cytomegalovirus, parvovirus B19, herpes, chickenpox or shingles or hepatitis A, B or C
- Have recently had a vaccination or are due to have one
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
*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.