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Tegretol Patient assistance program

Is your Tegretol 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 Tegretol medication with our help.

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  • 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
  • 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. 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 Tegretol cost savings if eligible

With our assistance, you could access the Tegretol patient assistance program and obtain your medication for free. We only charge a flat monthly fee of $49 per medication for our services.

Am I eligible for Tegretol patient assistance?

We review each Tegretol enrollment application individually to determine if you are eligible. Each assistance program has its own eligibility criteria and 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 Tegretol patient assistance program?

Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Tegretol patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Tegretol, your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who will supply the medication, so it is important to make sure this information is accurate and up to date.

We will review the information that you have provided to determine whether you are eligible for patient assistance. If we can pre-qualify you for assistance, NiceRx will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. If you are approved by the pharmaceutical company, you will typically start receiving your medication in 6 – 8 weeks.

Is NiceRx a Tegretol coupon provider?

NiceRx is not a Tegretol coupon, Tegretol discount card, or Tegretol copay card provider. We do not offer Tegretol manufacturer coupons, Tegretol discounts, rebates, Tegretol savings cards, trial offers, or free Tegretol samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.

Can NiceRx help me get Tegretol cheaper if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Tegretol
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Tegretol prescription
  • Your healthcare plan does not cover your medication
  • You do not have insurance

Please to find out if we can help you.

How much does Tegretol cost without insurance?

Without insurance, Tegretol costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Tegretol oral suspension (100 mg/5 mL) will cost around $180 for 450 milliliters.

How much does Tegretol cost with insurance?

The copay for Tegretol will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more.

What is Tegretol?

Tegretol is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Sandoz. Tegretol is classed as an anticonvulsant (or anti-epileptic drug) used to treat epilepsy and nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy. Tegretol is also used to treat bipolar disorder.

What doses of Tegretol are available?

Tegretol is available as chewable tablets, tablets, extended-release tablets, and oral suspension.

Please read the full medication guide and always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Tegretol active ingredients

The active ingredient of Tegretol is carbamazepine.

Tegretol side effects

The most common side effects of carbamazepine in clinical trials include:

  • Dizziness, unsteadiness
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Drowsiness

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

  • Life-threatening skin reactions, such as an allergic reaction (pyrexia, unusual weakness, bleeding, bruising, or a skin rash that causes blistering and peeling)
  • Increased risk of severe or life-threatening skin rash in people of Asian ancestry
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Loss of appetite, right-sided upper abdominal pain, dark urine
  • Irregular heartbeats
  • Anemia or other blood problems – pyrexia, sore throat, mouth sores, bleeding gums, nosebleeds, easy bruising, unusual tiredness, feeling light-headed or short of breath
  • Aplastic anemia and agranulocytosis

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

Tegretol drug interactions

Tegretol can interact with other medications. These include:

  • MAO inhibitors – furazolidone, isocarboxazid, linezolid
  • Antibiotics such as erythromycin, doxycycline
  • St. John’s wort
  • Drugs used to prevent blood clots such as apixaban, rivaroxaban, warfarin
  • Certain calcium channel blockers such as nifedipine, nimodipine, verapamil
  • Nefazodone, isoniazid, lithium, cimetidine, theophylline
  • Other anticonvulsants – felbamate, lamotrigine, topiramate
  • Azole antifungals – itraconazole, voriconazole
  • Anti-psychotics – quetiapine, clozapine, haloperidol, olanzapine
  • Other drugs for mental health problems – aripiprazole
  • HIV NNRTIs such as delavirdine, efavirenz, etravirine
  • SSRI antidepressants – fluoxetine
  • Thiazide diuretics – hydrochlorothiazide, indapamide
  • Sedatives or drugs for anxiety – alprazolam, clonazepam, diazepam, zolpidem
  • Birth control pills or implants – use a barrier form of contraceptive (such as a condom or diaphragm with spermicide)
  • Grapefruit juice

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Tegretol. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Tegretol contraindications

You should not use Tegretol if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient carbamazepine or to tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline, desipramine, or nortriptyline
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Tegretol
  • Have taken an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days
  • Are allergic to other anti-seizure medications such as fosphenytoin, oxcarbazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, or primidone
  • Have a history of bone marrow suppression
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – This medication passes into breast milk

Talk to your doctor before using Tegretol if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tegretol
  • Have heart problems
  • Have kidney or liver disease
  • Have glaucoma
  • Have porphyria
  • Have depression or a mood disorder
  • Have suicidal thoughts
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Tegretol generic

Tegretol is the trademark brand name for carbamazepine manufactured by Sandoz. A generic version of carbamazepine is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Tegretol savings through NiceRx.

Related medications

*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.

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.