Synjardy 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.
Your monthly Synjardy cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Synjardy patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 a month, per medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Synjardy prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Synjardy patient assistance program?
We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Synjardy 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 Synjardy patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Synjardy patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Synjardy. 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 Synjardy assistance, we’ll handle the application process for you. We’ll 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’re enrolled in the Synjardy patient assistance program, and we’ll automatically request your Synjardy medication refills for up to 1 year.
Is NiceRx a Synjardy coupons provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Synjardy patient
assistance program. That means that we don’t offer printable Synjardy manufacturer coupons, Synjardy discounts, or free Synjardy samples. We are not a Synjardy coupon provider or Synjardy discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Can NiceRx help me get Synjardy if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you to access Synjardy patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company won’t pay for your Synjardy medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you don’t have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.
How much is Synjardy with insurance?
The cost of Synjardy 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.
How much does Synjardy cost without insurance?
Synjardy prices without insurance will vary depending on the quantity you buy (60 or 180 tablets). Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, a pack of 60, 12.5-1000 mg Synjardy tablets will cost around $625.
What is Synjardy?
Synjardy is a medication prescribed to adults with type 2 diabetes to lower blood sugar (glucose) levels when used alongside exercise and dietary changes. It is a non-insulin diabetes medication that can lower your blood glucose levels when taken alongside lifestyle changes. You take Synjardy as a pill that should be swallowed, usually twice a day with meals. It causes you to lose more glucose in your urine than you normally would and also reduces how much glucose your liver releases into your blood, helping to lower your blood glucose levels.
Synjardy active ingredients
Synjardy is a non-insulin diabetes medication that contains two active ingredients called empagliflozin and metformin. They work together to help lower your blood glucose levels.
Empagliflozin is a drug that causes you to lose more glucose in your urine than you usually would. Your kidneys naturally help recycle sugar from your urine back into your blood. They do this with the help of a protein called SGLT-2. But empagliflozin blocks this protein from working, reducing how much glucose your kidneys recycle. This makes you lose more sugar in your urine, rather than it being excreted back into your blood.
Metformin is a drug that decreases how much glucose your liver releases. Normally, when your blood glucose levels fall, your liver releases stored glucose into your blood. But metformin can block this, reducing how much glucose is released. It can also make your cells more sensitive to insulin, making them absorb more glucose from your blood. There’s evidence it can reduce your appetite too, helping you eat less often which can also help to control your blood glucose.
Synjardy side effects & Synjardy drug interactions
The most common side effects caused by Synjardy include a stuffy or runny nose and a sore throat. Sometimes it can cause more serious side effects. When this happens, they can include:
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication that can cause anaphylaxis
- Kidney problems, including kidney failure
- Diabetic ketoacidosis – a condition where high blood sugar causes high levels of ketones to build up in your body
- A serious bacterial infection called necrotizing fasciitis that causes damage to the tissue under the skin between the anus and genitals (perineum)
- Serious urinary tract infections
- Very low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
- Falls in vitamin B12 levels can cause a vitamin B12 deficiency
- Yeast infections in the penis or vagina
- Increased cholesterol levels
Your doctor will assess the benefits of taking Synjardy against your risk of side effects.
Synjardy can interact with other medications. When this happens, it can alter how it works with some side effects potentially becoming more likely. These medications include:
- Any other medications taken to treat your diabetes, like insulin or sulfonylureas
- Any medications called diuretics that make your body lose water, usually taken to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Any medications that contain corticosteroids
- Any antibiotics taken to treat bacterial infections
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation, like ibuprofen or naproxen
- ACE inhibitors, taken to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Angiotensin II receptor antagonists, taken to treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
- Beta-2 agonists bronchodilator medications taken to treat asthma
- Iodinated contrast agents used during X-rays
- Any medications that contain alcohol, including over the counter cough medicines
Synjardy warnings & precautions
Avoid drinking alcohol often or drinking a lot of alcohol in a short period of time (binge drinking), when taking Synjardy, as it can increase your chances of serious side effects.
Don’t take Synjardy if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredients empagliflozin and metformin, or any of the other ingredients in Synjardy
- Have moderate to severe kidney problems or are on dialysis
- Have diabetic ketoacidosis – a condition where high blood sugar causes high levels of ketones to build up in your body
- Have metabolic acidosis – a serious electrolyte disorder where you have an imbalance in the body’s acid-base balance
- Have type 1 diabetes (Synjardy is for type 2 diabetes only)
- Are under 18 years of age
Talk to your doctor before taking Synjardy if you:
- Have any heart problems
- Have any kidney problems
- Have any liver problems
- Have any pancreas problems
- Have a history of urinary tract infections or problems with urinating
- Drink alcohol often or binge drink
- Are about to have surgery
- Are due to have an injection of dye or contrast agents for an X-ray
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Are a premenopausal woman who doesn’t have regular or any menstrual periods
*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.