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Tessalon Perles Patient assistance program

Is your Tessalon Perles 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 Tessalon Perles medication with our help.

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  • 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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  • An introduction to NiceRx
  • Next steps after qualifying
  • Uploading documents and billing
  • SSN & billing information
  • Medication delivery time

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 Tessalon Perles cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Tessalon Perles patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 per month for each medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Tessalon Perles prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Tessalon Perles patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Tessalon Perles patient assistance program. Each program has its eligibility criteria which are 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 Tessalon Perles patient assistance program?

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

Is NiceRx a Tessalon Perles coupons provider?

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

Can NiceRx help me get Tessalon Perles if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Tessalon Perles patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Tessalon Perles 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 does Tessalon Perles cost without insurance?

Tessalon Perles cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Tessalon Perles oral 100 mg capsules usually cost $214 for 100 capsules. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Tessalon Perles cost with insurance?

The copay for Tessalon Perles 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.

What is Tessalon Perles?

Tessalon Perles is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Pfizer Inc. It is used to treat coughs caused by the common cold and other breathing problems (such as pneumonia, bronchitis, emphysema, asthma).

Tessalon is an antitussive (cough suppressant). It works as an anesthetic numbing certain nerves in the lungs and airways, reducing your cough reflex.

What doses of Tessalon Perles are available?

Tessalon Perles is available in capsule form, in the following doses: 100 mg, 150 mg, and 200 mg

Swallow the capsule whole, sucking or chewing the capsule may cause serious side effects. If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at a regular time.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep out of reach of children. Accidental ingestion may result in death and has been reported in children below the age of 10. Signs and symptoms of overdose have been reported within 15–20 minutes and death has been reported within one hour of ingestion. If accidental ingestion occurs, seek medical attention immediately.

Please read the full drug information for patient safety information. Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Tessalon Perles active ingredients

Tessalon contains benzonatate as the active ingredient.

Tessalon Perles side effects

The most common adverse effects of Tessalon Perles in clinical trials include:

  • Headache, dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach, constipation
  • Itching, rash
  • Nasal congestion

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

  • Severe drowsiness, sedation
  • Mental confusion, visual hallucinations.
  • Ongoing numbness or tingling in your mouth, throat, or face
  • Numbness in your chest
  • Choking feeling
  • Burning in your eyes

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

Tessalon Perles drug interactions

There is currently no data for Tessalon Perles interactions with other medications. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Tessalon Perles contraindications

You should not use Tessalon Perles if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient benzonatate
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Tessalon Perles
  • Are allergic to topical numbing medicines such as tetracaine or procaine (found in some insect bite and sunburn creams)
  • Are younger than 10 years of age – an overdose of benzonatate can be fatal, especially to a young child who has accidentally swallowed the medicine

Talk to your doctor before using Tessalon Perles if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tessalon Perles
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Tessalon Perles generic

Tessalon Perles is the trademark brand name for benzonatate manufactured by Pfizer Inc. A generic version of benzonatate is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Tessalon Perles 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 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.