How it works
Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible for assistance.
NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are pre-qualified. The pharmaceutical company provides your medication for free, and you only pay our service fee.
We will request documents to be submitted by you and your healthcare provider that are required by the pharmaceutical company to complete your enrollment.
Once approved, the pharmaceutical company typically ships a 90-day supply of medication to your home or healthcare provider’s address. Final acceptance is determined by the pharmaceutical company.
Your monthly Strensiq cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible to receive your Strensiq prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly price of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.
Am I eligible for Strensiq patient assistance?
To be eligible for the Strensiq patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Strensiq 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 Strensiq patient assistance program?
Applying for the Strensiq 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 Strensiq, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Strensiq 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 Strensiq patient assistance program, we will also request your Strensiq 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 Strensiq coupons provider?
NiceRx does not provide Strensiq coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable Strensiq manufacturer coupons, Strensiq discounts, rebates, Strensiq 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 Strensiq medication with NiceRx.
Can NiceRx help me get Strensiq if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you access Strensiq patient assistance if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Strensiq
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Strensiq prescription
- You do not have insurance
Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.
How much is Strensiq with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the cost of Strensiq 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.
How much does Strensiq cost without insurance?
Strensiq prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Strensiq subcutaneous solution (18 mg/0.45 mL) will typically cost around $16,000 for 5.5 milliliters.
What is Strensiq?
Strensiq contains the prescription medicine asfotase alfa, an enzyme replacement medication used for the treatment of perinatal/infantile-and juvenile-onset hypophosphatasia (HPP). Hypophosphatasia is a rare genetic disorder where there is a lack of a specific enzyme that normally helps your body process calcium and phosphorus. Lack of this enzyme causes abnormal growth and development of your bones and teeth, including your soft and brittle bones. This leads to growth problems, and tooth loss.
Strensiq active ingredients
Hypophosphatasia is caused by a lack of TNSALP enzyme activity, which leads to an increase in levels of inorganic pyrophosphate. This leads to the bone not forming as it should. The effect of this is seen as softening of bones, rickets, and deformed bones in infants and children. Replacement of the TNSALP enzyme with Strensiq treatment reduces inorganic pyrophosphate levels, helping bone to form as it normally would.
Strensiq is normally given 3 to 6 times per week. Strensiq is injected under the skin. A healthcare professional may show you how to use the medication yourself. You should only prepare an injection when you are ready to use it. You may need to use 2 vials and 2 separate syringes to make up a single dose of this medicine. Use a different place on your body each time you use an injection, and make sure you do not inject into the same place two times in a row. Your Strensiq dose is based on weight (especially in children and teenagers), and your dose may need to change if you gain or lose weight.
Strensiq side effects
The most common side effects caused by Strensiq include:
- Pain, itching, swelling, redness, bruising, hardening, or other skin changes where the medicine was injected
In rare instances, Strensiq can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Changes in your vision
- Urinating more or less than normal
- Difficulty or pain when urinating
- Red, brown, or pink urine
- Severe pain in your side or lower back
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Strensiq against your risk of side effects.
Strensiq drug interactions
There is currently no information regarding interactions listed for Strensiq with other medications. You are advised however to discuss your current treatments with your doctor before starting treatment with Strensiq.
Strensiq warning and precautions
You should not use Strensiq if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient asfotase alfa
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Strensiq
Talk to your doctor before using Strensiq if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Strensiq
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
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.