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Spiriva Respimat Patient assistance program

Is your Spiriva Respimat 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 Spiriva Respimat medication with our help.

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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 Spiriva Respimat cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Spiriva Respimat prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly service fee of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.

Am I eligible for Spiriva Respimat patient assistance?

To be eligible for the Spiriva Respimat patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Spiriva Respimat 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 Spiriva Respimat patient assistance program?

Applying for the Spiriva Respimat 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 Spiriva Respimat, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Spiriva Respimat 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 Spiriva Respimat patient assistance program, we will also request your Spiriva Respimat medication refills on your behalf 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 Spiriva Respimat coupons provider?

NiceRx does not provide Spiriva Respimat coupons, discount cards, or copay cards. We do not offer printable Spiriva Respimat manufacturer coupons, Spiriva Respimat discounts, rebates, Spiriva Respimat 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 Spiriva Respimat medication with NiceRx.

Can NiceRx help me get Spiriva Respimat if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you access Spiriva Respimat patient assistance if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Spiriva Respimat
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Spiriva Respimat prescription
  • You do not have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much does Spiriva Respimat cost without insurance?

Spiriva Respimat prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Spiriva Respimat inhalation aerosol (1.25 mcg/inh) will typically cost around $530 for 4 grams.

How much does Spiriva Respimat cost with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Spiriva Respimat 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.

What is Spiriva Respimat?

Spiriva Respimat is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Spiriva Respimat is an anticholinergic bronchodilator indicated for:

  • The long-term, once-daily, maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and for reducing COPD exacerbations. (COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema)
  • The long-term, once-daily, maintenance treatment of asthma in patients 12 years of age and older. Spiriva Respimat is indicated for the relief of acute bronchospasm.

What doses of Spiriva Respimat are available?

Spiriva Respimat is available in inhalation spray form, in the following doses: 1.25 mcg or 2.5 mcg tiotropium per actuation with the Spiriva Respimat inhaler. Two actuations equal one dose (2.5 mcg or 5 mcg).

For oral inhalation only, to receive the full dose of medication, Spiriva Respimat must be administered as two inhalations once daily. For the treatment of COPD, use 2 inhalations of Spiriva Respimat 2.5 mcg once daily. For the treatment of asthma patients, 12 years and older, use 2 inhalations of Spiriva Respimat 1.25 mcg once daily.

Spiriva Respimat or Spiriva Handihaler devices are not rescue medicines and should not be used for treating sudden breathing problems or for sudden asthma symptoms.

Please read the prescribing information and the medication guide for the patient safety information. Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition. Store this medicine at room temperature away from moisture and heat, and do not freeze.

Spiriva Respimat active ingredients

Spiriva Respimat contains ipratropium bromide as the active ingredient.

Spiriva Respimat side effects

The most common adverse reactions of Spiriva Respimat in clinical trials compared to placebo include:

  • Pharyngitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Headache
  • Upper respiratory tract infection, dry mouth, sinus infection, sinusitis, cough, sore throat
  • Non-specific chest pain
  • Urinary tract infection, painful urination
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Increased heart rate

In rare instances, Spiriva Respimat can cause more serious adverse effects. These can include:

  • Immediate hypersensitivity reactions – angioedema, bronchospasm, or anaphylaxis
  • Paradoxical bronchospasm
  • Worsening of narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Worsening of urinary retention
  • Eye pain, swelling, redness, vision changes, blurred vision

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

Spiriva Respimat drug interactions

Spiriva Respimat can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Anticholinergics
  • Bronchodilators
  • Treatments for depression, anxiety, mood disorders, or mental illness
  • Treatments for Parkinson’s disease
  • Treatments for stomach problems, motion sickness, or irritable bowel syndrome
  • Treatments for an overactive bladder

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

Spiriva Respimat contraindications

You should not use Spiriva Respimat if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient tiotropium bromide, ipratropium, or atropine
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Spiriva Respimat
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Spiriva Respimat if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Spiriva Respimat
  • Have moderate to severe renal impairment
  • Have narrow-angle glaucoma
  • Have a milk allergy
  • Have an enlarged prostate or urination problems
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Spiriva Respimat generic

Spiriva Respimat is the trademark brand name for tiotropium bromide manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. A generic version of tiotropium bromide is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Spiriva Respimat 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 the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.

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.