Simponi Aria Patient assistance program
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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
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.
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 Simponi Aria cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Simponi Aria patient assistance program you can get your medication for free. Our monthly flat rate of $49 per medication covers the cost of our services in applying for the program and requesting your ongoing refills on your behalf. If you obtain your Simponi Aria through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Simponi Aria patient assistance program?
You could receive your Simponi Aria without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. This criteria is set by the pharmaceutical companies who are providing assistance programs. At NiceRx we review each application individually, although the main 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 Simponi Aria patient assistance?
We do everything that we can to take the hassle and stress out of applying for patient assistance programs. Simply start by filling in our enrollment application. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical companies you are applying to for assistance. We may also be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Simponi Aria.
NiceRx will review the information you have provided, and if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance, we will seek to enroll you in the Simponi Aria patient assistance program. We will handle the enrollment process for you by working with your healthcare provider and preparing all the required paperwork for your doctor to sign. We will also request your Simponi Aria medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.
Is NiceRx a Simponi Aria coupons provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Simponi Aria patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Simponi Aria coupon, a Simponi Aria discount card, or a Simponi Aria copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers, or free Simponi Aria samples.
Can NiceRx help me get Simponi Aria if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you if you have insurance, including if your insurance company will not pay for your Simponi Aria medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you do not have insurance. Please fill in our enrollment application to find out more.
How much is Simponi Aria with insurance?
The cost of Simponi Aria will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
How much does Simponi Aria cost without insurance?
Simponi Aria costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Simponi Aria solution (50 mg/4 mL) will typically cost around $2,100 for 4 milliliters. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.
What is Simponi Aria?
Simponi Aria contains the prescription medicine golimumab and is used for the treatment of:
- Ulcerative colitis in adults where other medicines have not worked or could not be tolerated
- In combination with methotrexate, for the treatment of adult patients with moderate to severely active rheumatoid arthritis
- Adults with active ankylosing spondylitis
- Active psoriatic arthritis and active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis (pJIA) in people 2 years of age and older
Simponi Aria may be given as a subcutaneous injection under the skin or as an intravenous infusion into a vein. Simponi Aria can weaken your immune system so your blood will need to be tested often. It can also cause tuberculosis or hepatitis to come back or get worse if you have had them before. You should be checked for these conditions before you start treatment.
Simponi Aria active ingredients
Increased levels of TNFα (a cytokine protein) in the blood, synovium, and joints are seen in many of the chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. Golimumab is a human monoclonal antibody that binds to human TNFα in the body. This stops TNFα from attaching to its receptors and blocking its normal biological action. The exact mechanism by which golimumab stops TNFα from having its inflammatory effect is not fully understood.
Simponi Aria side effects
The most common side effects caused by Simponi Aria include:
- Cold or flu symptoms
- Increased blood pressure (hypertension)
- Abnormal liver function tests
- Swelling, pain, or itching where the injection was given
In rare instances, Simponi Aria can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Fever, chills, sore throat, mouth sores, dizziness
- Night sweats, loss of appetite, weight loss, and feeling very tired
- Skin sores, warmth, or redness
- Diarrhea, stomach pain
- Increased urination, or burning when you urinate
- Skin growths or changes in skin appearance
- Shortness of breath with swelling of your ankles or feet
- Changes in vision
- Numbness or tingly feeling, weakness in your arms or legs, pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding
- Liver problems – right-sided upper stomach pain, loss of appetite, darker urine, yellow color of the skin or eyes
- Muscle or joint pain, skin rash on your cheeks or arms that worsens in sunlight
- Red or scaly patches of skin
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Simponi Aria against your risk of side effects.
Simponi Aria drug interactions
Simponi Aria can interact with other medications. These include:
- Steroid treatment – betamethasone, cortisone, dexamethasone, hydrocortisone, prednisolone
- Immuno-supressants – fingolimod, ozanimod, siponimod, azathioprine
- Treatments to prevent organ transplant rejection – sirolimus, tacrolimus
- Vaccines – BCG, influenza, measles, mumps, rubella, smallpox, yellow fever
- Treatments for cancer – bosutinib, nilotinib, ixazomib
- Treatment for mood disorders such as schizophrenia – clozapine, promazine
- Treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease – etanercept
This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Simponi Aria.
Simponi Aria warning and precautions
You should not use Simponi Aria if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient golimumab
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Simponi Aria
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Talk to your doctor before using Simponi Aria if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Simponi Aria
- Have an active or chronic infection
- Have multiple sclerosis or Guillain-Barré syndrome
- Have cancer or lymphoma
- Have congestive heart failure
- Have psoriasis
- Are scheduled to receive any vaccines
- Have had tuberculosis or if anyone in your household has tuberculosis
- Have recently traveled as tuberculosis and some fungal infections are more common in certain parts of the world, and you may have been exposed during travel
- Have an inflammatory autoimmune disorder
*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.