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Rythmol SR Patient assistance program

Is your Rythmol SR 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 Rythmol SR medication with our help.

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  • Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
  • Ongoing refills: We request your medication refills on your behalf
  • Secure: Your personal and medical information is safe with us
  • Convenient: We manage the whole process and we’re here to assist you
  • 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.

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 Rythmol SR cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Rythmol SR 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 Rythmol SR prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Rythmol SR patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Rythmol SR patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which is 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 Rythmol SR patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Rythmol SR patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Rythmol SR. 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 Rythmol SR 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 Rythmol SR patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Rythmol SR medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx a Rythmol SR coupon provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Rythmol SR patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Rythmol SR manufacturer coupons, Rythmol SR discounts, or free Rythmol SR samples. We are not a Rythmol SR coupon provider or Rythmol SR discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Rythmol SR cheaper if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Rythmol SR patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Rythmol SR 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 Rythmol SR cost without insurance?

Rythmol SR cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Rythmol SR oral capsules, extended-release 225 mg usually cost $780 for 60 capsules. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Rythmol SR cost with insurance?

The copay for Rythmol SR 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 Rythmol SR?

Rythmol SR is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by GSK. This medication is used to help prevent certain types of serious irregular heartbeat (such as paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation). It is used to help maintain a regular, steady heartbeat.

Rythmol SR is an antiarrhythmic indicated to prolong the time to recurrence of symptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with episodic AF who do not have structural heart disease.

Rythmol SR is used in patients with permanent atrial fibrillation or with atrial flutter or PSVT that has not been evaluated. In patients with atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter, use Rythmol SR with drugs that increase the atrioventricular nodal refractory period. The effect of propafenone on mortality is not known.

What doses of Rythmol SR are available?

Rythmol SR is available in extended-release capsule form, in the following doses: 225 mg, 325 mg, and 425 mg.

Initiate therapy with 225 mg given every 12 hours. The dosage may be increased at a minimum of 5-day intervals to 325 mg every 12 hours and, if necessary, to 425 mg every 12 hours. Dose reduction should be considered in patients with hepatic impairment, significant widening of the QRS complex, or second or third-degree AV block.

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

Rythmol SR active ingredients

Rythmol SR contains propafenone as the active ingredient.

Rythmol SR side effects

The most common side effects of Rythmol SR in clinical trials include:

  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Chest pain
  • Dyspnea
  • Taste disturbance
  • Nausea
  • Tiredness
  • Anxiety
  • Constipation
  • Upper respiratory tract infection, sore throat, trouble breathing
  • Edema
  • Influenza

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

  • New or worsened abnormal heartbeats (arrhythmias), that can cause sudden death or be life-threatening – your doctor may do an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) before and during treatment to check your heart for these problems
  • Treatment may unmask Brugada or Brugada-like Syndrome
  • Overt heart failure
  • Dose-related first degree AV block or other conduction disturbances – do not give to patients with conduction defects in absence of a pacemaker
  • Agranulocytosis

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

Rythmol SR drug interactions

Rythmol SR can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Other antiarrhythmic agents or drugs that prolong the QT interval – amiodarone, dofetilide, flecainide, pimozide, procainamide, quinidine, macrolide antibiotics, and certain quinolone antibiotics
  • Avoid simultaneous use with both a cytochrome P450 2D6 inhibitor and a 3A4 inhibitor
  • Beta-blockers – sotalol, metoprolol, propranolol
  • Digoxin
  • Warfarin
  • Desipramine
  • Ketoconazole
  • Phenytoin
  • Rifampin
  • Grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice

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

Rythmol SR contraindications

You should not use Rythmol SR if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient propafenone hydrochloride
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Rythmol SR
  • Have heart failure
  • Have cardiogenic shock
  • Have sinoatrial, atrioventricular, and intraventricular disorders of impulse generation and/or conduction in the absence of a pacemaker
  • Have known Brugada Syndrome
  • Have bradycardia (slower than normal heart rhythm)
  • Have marked hypotension (low blood pressure)
  • Have bronchospastic disorders and severe obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Have electrolyte imbalance
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Rythmol SR if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Rythmol SR
  • Have a breathing disorder
  • Have impaired hepatic and renal function
  • Have lupus
  • Have myasthenia gravis
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Rythmol SR generic

Rythmol SR is the trademark brand name for propafenone hydrochloride manufactured by GSK. A generic version of propafenone hydrochloride is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Rythmol SR 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.