Tekturna Patient assistance program
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- 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.
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How it works
Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible.
NiceRx verifies your eligibility for medication assistance and notifies you if you are qualified.
You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.
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.
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 Tekturna cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible to receive your Tekturna 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 Tekturna patient assistance?
To be eligible for the Tekturna patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Tekturna 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 Tekturna patient assistance program?
Applying for the Tekturna 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 Tekturna, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Tekturna 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 Tekturna patient assistance program, we will also automatically request your Tekturna medication refills 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 Tekturna coupons provider?
NiceRx does not provide Tekturna coupons, discount cards or copay cards. We do not offer printable Tekturna manufacturer coupons, Tekturna discounts, rebates, Tekturna 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 Tekturna medication with NiceRx.
Can NiceRx help me get Tekturna if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you access Tekturna patient assistance if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Tekturna
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Tekturna prescription
- You do not have insurance
Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.
How much is Tekturna with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the cost of Tekturna 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 Tekturna cost without insurance?
Tekturna prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Tekturna 300 mg tablets will typically cost around $330 for 30 tablets.
What is Tekturna?
Tekturna contains the prescription medicine aliskiren, a class of medication known as direct renin inhibitors. Tekturna is used for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure). Tekturna helps to relax blood vessels in the body which allows the blood vessels to widen. The wider blood vessels allow the blood to flow more freely causing your blood pressure to fall. Reducing blood pressure helps to lower the chance of other heart-related problems, particularly strokes.
Treatment with Tekturna should be part of a wider plan that would include a healthy diet with the management of salt and sugar intake, as well as exercise, stopping smoking, reducing alcohol intake, and other drug therapy.
The benefit to patients from a reduction in blood pressure is most beneficial to those patients with the highest blood pressure, even small reductions in blood pressure can have quite a significant impact on the health of these patients. Also, patients with other high-risk factors such as high body fat or diabetes benefit greater from a reduction in their blood pressure.
Tekturna is used for the treatment of people who are 6 years of age or older and weigh at least 50kg.
Tekturna active ingredients
Renin is released from your kidneys and works in the body by converting angiotensinogen to Ang I (angiotensin I). Ang I is then converted to the active version angiotensin II (Ang II). Ang II is what is known as a vasoconstrictor, meaning it narrows the blood vessels in your body. Ang II also causes chemicals to be released in your body called catecholamines. These chemicals also increase your heart rate and blood pressure. The combination of these effects on your body is to increase your blood pressure.
Aliskiren is a direct renin inhibitor, it decreases the action of renin in the body, and Ang I and Ang II levels are also reduced. Aliskiren, therefore, has the effect of reducing your blood pressure (antihypertensive). Aliskiren can be used alone or in combination with other medications.
Tekturna side effects
The most common side effects caused by Tekturna include:
In rare instances, Tekturna can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Feeling light-headed or faint
- Hyperkalemia (high potassium) – irregular heartbeats, chest pain, nausea, feeling weak, loss of movement
- Hyponatremia (low sodium) – headaches, confusion, loss of coordination, slurred speech, severe weakness
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Tekturna against your risk of side effects.
Tekturna drug interactions
Tekturna can interact with other medications. These include:
- Other heart or blood pressure medicines – benazepril, candesartan, captopril, enalapril, losartan, ramipril, valsartan, diltiazem, amiodarone
- Immunosuppressants – cyclosporine
- Anti-fungal medication – itraconazole, ketoconazole
- Diuretics – furosemide, spironolactone
- NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) – aspirin, naproxen, celecoxib, diclofenac, meloxicam
- Treatment for HIV/AIDS – amprenavir, indinavir, ritonavir
- Antibiotics – ciprofloxacin, clarithromycin, telithromycin
This list is not exhaustive and other drugs may interact with Tekturna.
Tekturna warning and precautions
You should not use Tekturna if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient aliskiren
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Tekturna
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Are younger than 6 years old
Talk to your doctor before using Tekturna if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tekturna
- Have had an allergic reaction to any heart or blood pressure medication
- Are taking any heart or blood pressure medication
- Have kidney disease
- Have heart disease or have had a heart attack
- Are on a low-salt diet
*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.