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Synvisc Patient assistance program

Is your Synvisc medication too expensive? Through NiceRx, you may be able to get Synvisc 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 Synvisc medication.

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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
  • Secure: Your personal and medical information is safe with us
  • 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.

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.

  • 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.

Your monthly Synvisc cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Synvisc 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 Synvisc prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Synvisc patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Synvisc 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 Synvisc patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Synvisc patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Synvisc. 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 Synvisc assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will 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 are enrolled in the Synvisc patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Synvisc medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx a Synvisc coupons provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Synvisc patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Synvisc manufacturer coupons, Synvisc discounts, or free Synvisc samples. We are not a Synvisc coupon provider or Synvisc discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Synvisc if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Synvisc patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Synvisc medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.

How much is Synvisc with insurance?

The cost of Synvisc 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 Synvisc cost without insurance?

Synvisc prices without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it and how much you buy. As a guide, Synvisc solution  (16 mg/2 mL) usually costs $410 for 2 milliliters. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

What is Synvisc?

Synvisc contains the prescription medicine hylan G-F 20. Hylan G-F 20 is a fluid similar to synovial fluid which surrounds joints naturally in your body. Synovial fluid reduces friction and also acts as a shock absorber between joints. Synvisc works in the same way that synovial fluid does in your body.

Synvisc is used for the treatment of knee pain caused by osteoarthritis in patients who have not responded successfully to other treatments.

Synvisc is given as an injection directly into your knee joint. How many injections you receive will depend on the brand of Synvisc you are given. Synvisc-One is given once, whereas the Synvisc brand of hylan G-F 20 is given once a week, and you will have 3 injections. You may need to rest your knee after the injection for a short period of time to reduce any pain or swelling.

Synvisc active ingredients

Synvisc is an elastic, thick sticky fluid containing many hylan A and hylan B molecules joined together to form a large molecular structure (polymer). Hylans are a form of hyaluronan (sodium hyaluronate). Hylan G-F 20 is unique in that the hyaluronan is chemically crosslinked. Hyaluronan is classed as a long-chain polymer containing a repeating disaccharide pattern. The molecular structure of hyaluronan is a long chain of molecules linked together, giving it the appearance of a mesh.

Synvisc side effects

The most common side effects caused by Synvisc include:

  • Skin irritation or itching around the knee area
  • Swelling, stiffness, pain, or redness at the injection site
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Fever or chills
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Problems walking

In rare instances, Synvisc can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Severe allergic reaction to the injection – trouble breathing, swelling of lips, tongue, throat, and face
  • Severe pain or swelling around the knee after the injection

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Synvisc against your risk of side effects.

Synvisc drug interactions

Synvisc can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Benzalkonium chloride applied to the skin
  • Cetylpyridinium applied to the skin

This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Synvisc.

Synvisc warning and precautions

You should not use Synvisc if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient hylan G-F 20
  • If you have an infection in your knee or in the skin around your knee
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Synvisc

Talk to your doctor before using Synvisc if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Synvisc
  • Have blood clots or any circulation problems in your legs
  • Have allergies to birds, feathers, or egg products
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
  • If you are younger than 21 years old

You should avoid jogging or any high-impact sports, or standing for longer than 1 hour at a time, for at least 48 hours after you have had a Synvisc injection.

*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.