Your monthly Solosec cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Solosec patient assistance program you can receive your medication for free. Our monthly service fee 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 Solosec through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.
|Strength||Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
|2gm - 1 oral granule for reconstitution||$299.00||$49.00||$250.00|
Am I eligible for the Solosec patient assistance program?
You could receive your Solosec without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. The eligibility requirements are set by the pharmaceutical companies that 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 Solosec 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 Solosec.
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 Solosec 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 Solosec medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.
Is NiceRx a Solosec coupons provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Solosec patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Solosec coupon, a Solosec discount card, or a Solosec copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers or free Solosec samples.
Can NiceRx help me get Solosec 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 Solosec 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 does Solosec cost without insurance?
Solosec costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Solosec oral granule for reconstitution 2 g will typically cost around $300 for 1 granule for reconstitution. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.
How much does Solosec cost with insurance?
The copay of Solosec 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.
What is Solosec?
Solosec is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Baltimore.
Solosec is a nitroimidazole antimicrobial indicated for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (vaginal infections) in adult women.
Solosec is also used to treat trichomoniasis, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI), in adults. Sexual partners should be treated at the same time to help prevent reinfection.
What doses of Solosec are available?
Solosec is available in granule form, in the following doses: 2 g secnidazole, in a unit-of-use child-resistant foil packet.
Give a single dose 2-gram packet of granules once orally, with or without food. Sprinkle the entire contents of the packet onto applesauce, yogurt, or pudding and take within 30 minutes without chewing or crunching the granules. Drink a glass of water after the administration of Solosec to help swallow the medication. Do not dissolve Solosec in any sort of liquid.
Store this medication at room temperature until you are ready to take it. Protect from moisture and heat. Always speak to your healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Solosec active ingredients
Solosec contains secnidazole, a 5-nitroimidazole antimicrobial.
Solosec side effects
The most common side effects of Solosec in clinical trials include:
- Vulvovaginal candidiasis – may require antifungal treatment
- Headache, nausea
- Vomiting, diarrhea
- Abdominal pain
- Dysgeusia – a bitter or bad taste in your mouth
In rare instances, Solosec can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Vulvovaginal pruritus – vaginal itching or burning
- Redness or swelling
- Vaginal discharge – may be white or yellow
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Solosec against your risk of adverse effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Solosec to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Solosec drug interactions
Solosec can interact with other medications. These include:
- Live vaccine – BCG, cholera, typhoid
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Solosec if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient secnidazole, or similar ingredients such as benznidazole, metronidazole, or tinidazole
- Are younger than 18 years old
Talk to your doctor before using Solosec if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Solosec
- Have a history of hypersensitivity to secnidazole, other ingredients of the formulation, or other nitroimidazole derivatives
- Are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed
- Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
Solosec is the trademark brand name for secnidazole manufactured by Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Baltimore. A generic version of secnidazole is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Solosec savings through NiceRx.
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.