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NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.
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 Tepmetko cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Tepmetko patient assistance program you can receive your medication for free. Our monthly service fee of $49 per medication covers the cost of our services in applying for the program and requesting your ongoing refills on your behalf. If you obtain your Tepmetko through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Tepmetko patient assistance program?
You could receive your Tepmetko without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. The eligibility requirements are set by the pharmaceutical companies that are providing assistance programs. At NiceRx, we review each application individually, although the main 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 Tepmetko patient assistance?
We do everything that we can to take the hassle and stress out of applying for patient assistance programs. Simply start by filling in our enrollment application. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical companies you are applying to for assistance. We may also be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Tepmetko.
NiceRx will review the information you have provided, and if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance, we will seek to enroll you in the Tepmetko patient assistance program. We will handle the enrollment process for you by working with your healthcare provider and preparing all the required paperwork for your doctor to sign. We will also request your Tepmetko medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.
Is NiceRx a Tepmetko coupons provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Tepmetko patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Tepmetko coupon, a Tepmetko discount card, or a Tepmetko copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers or free Tepmetko samples.
Can NiceRx help me get Tepmetko if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you if you have insurance, including if your insurance company will not pay for your Tepmetko medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you do not have insurance. Please fill in our enrollment application to find out more.
How much does Tepmetko cost without insurance?
Tepmetko costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Tepmetko oral tablets 225 mg will typically cost around $10,900 for 30 tablets. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.
How much does Tepmetko cost with insurance?
The copay of Tepmetko will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Tepmetko?
Tepmetko is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured for EMD Serono, Inc., Rockland a trademark of Merck.
Tepmetko is a kinase inhibitor indicated for the treatment of adult patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) harboring mesenchymal-epithelial transition (MET) exon 14 skipping alterations. (METex14 skipping alterations).
This is approved under accelerated approval based on the overall response rate and duration of response. Continued approval for this indication may depend upon verification and description of clinical benefit in confirmatory trials.
What doses of Tepmetko are available?
Tepmetko is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 225 mg.
The recommended dose is 450 mg orally once daily with food until disease progression or unacceptable toxicity.
Please see the full prescribing information and medication guide for additional Important safety information. Always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Tepmetko active ingredients
Tepmetko contains the active ingredient tepotinib.
Tepmetko side effects
The most common adverse reactions of Tepmetko in clinical trials include:
- Musculoskeletal pain
- Pleural effusion
- Laboratory abnormalities – decreased lymphocytes, decreased albumin, decreased sodium, decreased hemoglobin, increased gamma-glutamyltransferase, increased amylase, increased ALT, increased AST
In rare instances, Tepmetko can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pneumonitis
- Hepatotoxicity – monitor liver function
- Embryo-fetal toxicity
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Tepmetko against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Tepmetko to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Tepmetko drug interactions
Tepmetko can interact with other medications. These include:
- Dual strong CYP3A inhibitors and P-gp inhibitors – avoid concomitant use
- Strong CYP3A inducers
- Certain P-gp substrates
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Tepmetko.
You should not use Tepmetko if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient tepotinib
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Tepmetko
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – based on animal studies and its mechanism of action Tepmetko can cause fetal harm. Females of reproductive potential or males with female partners of reproductive potential should use effective contraception during treatment and for one week after
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Talk to your doctor before using Tepmetko if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tepmetko
- Have Renal or hepatic impairment
Tepmetko is the trademark brand name for tepotinib manufactured for EMD Serono, Inc., Rockland a trademark of Merck. A generic version of tepotinib is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Tepmetko savings through NiceRx.
*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 the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability and acceptance by the pharmaceutical companies. NiceRx is not responsible for any delays or rejection by the pharmaceutical companies.
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.