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Scemblix Patient assistance program

Is your Scemblix 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 Scemblix medication with our help.

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  • 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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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 Scemblix cost savings if eligible

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

Am I eligible for the Scemblix patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Scemblix 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 Scemblix patient assistance program?

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

Is NiceRx a Scemblix coupon provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Scemblix cheaper if I have insurance?

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

Scemblix cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Scemblix oral tablets 20 mg usually cost $18,850 for 60 tablets. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Scemblix cost with insurance?

The copay for Scemblix 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 Scemblix?

Scemblix is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Novartis. It is an inhibitor of the ABL/BCR-ABL1 tyrosine kinase and is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with:

  • Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukemia (Ph+ CML-CP) in chronic phase, previously treated with two or more tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs). This use is approved under accelerated approval based on major molecular response (MMR).
  • Ph+ CML in chronic phase with the T315I mutation

What doses of Scemblix are available?

Scemblix is available in a film-coated tablet form, in the following doses: 20 mg, and 40 mg.

Please read the prescribing information and always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Scemblix active ingredients

Scemblix contains asciminib as the active ingredient.

Scemblix side effects

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

  • Upper respiratory tract infections
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Tiredness, nausea, rash, and diarrhea
  • Laboratory abnormalities – decreased platelet count, increased triglycerides, decreased neutrophil count, decreased hemoglobin (anemia), increased creatine kinase, increased alanine aminotransferase, increased lipase and amylase

In rare instances, Scemblix can cause more serious adverse events. These can include:

  • Myelosuppression – monitor complete blood cell counts regularly during treatment
  • Pancreatic toxicity
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure) – symptoms include confusion, headaches, dizziness, chest pain, or shortness of breath
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Cardiovascular toxicity
  • Embryo-fetal toxicity

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

Scemblix drug interactions

Scemblix can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Strong CYP3A4 inhibitors
  • Itraconazole oral solution containing hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin
  • Certain CYP3A4 substrates
  • CYP2C9 substrates
  • Certain P-gp substrates

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Scemblix.

Scemblix contraindications

You should not use Scemblix if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient asciminib
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Scemblix

Talk to your doctor before using Scemblix if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Scemblix
  • Have a history of inflammation of your pancreas (pancreatitis)
  • Have a history of heart problems or blood clots
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – Females who are able to become pregnant should use effective birth control during treatment and for 1 week after your last dose
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – Do not breastfeed during treatment and for 1 week after your last dose

Scemblix generic

Scemblix is the trademark brand name for asciminib manufactured by Novartis. A generic version of asciminib is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Scemblix savings through NiceRx.

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*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.