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Tirosint Patient assistance program

Is your Tirosint 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 Tirosint 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 Tirosint cost savings if eligible

Those that are successfully enrolled in the program will have significant savings every month on the price of their medication. You could receive your Tirosint prescription for a flat fee of just $49 per month. You could save:

Strength Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
NiceRx monthly
price
Monthly savings
with NiceRx
75mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
50mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
100mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
88mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
125mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
150mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
112mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
25mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
137mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
13mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
175mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00
200mcg 30 capsules$140.00$49.00$91.00

Am I eligible for the Tirosint patient assistance program?

If you meet the eligibility criteria for Tirosint assistance, you could receive your Tirosint without paying the full retail price. To find out your eligibility, apply with us online. Once you submit your application, we will check to see if you are eligible for assistance. Eligibility criteria is set by the program. It’s important to note the factors that are considered by most programs include:

  • 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 Tirosint patient assistance program? 

We do everything we can to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Tirosint patient assistance program. Our process is simple and straightforward. You can begin by submitting your enrollment application through our website. To complete the application, you will need to tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Tirosint. We’ll also ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. 

We will review your application and if we determine that you may be eligible for Tirosint assistance, we’ll handle the full application process for you. We also request your Tirosint medication refills on your behalf for up to one year, once you are successfully enrolled in the program.

Is NiceRx a Tirosint coupons provider?

We are not a Tirosint coupon, a Tirosint discount card, or a Tirosint copay card provider. NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Tirosint patient assistance program. This is likely to be the most affordable way to secure your essential medication, compared to printable Tirosint manufacturer coupons, Tirosint discounts, rebates, Tirosint savings cards, trial offers, or free Tirosint samples. Remember you will only ever pay $49 per month. 

Can NiceRx help me get Tirosint if I have insurance? 

If your insurance company won’t pay for your Tirosint medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility, we may be able to help. This may even be the case if you don’t have insurance or your Medicare plan doesn’t cover Tirosint. Apply online to find out more.

How much is Tirosint with insurance?

The terms of your healthcare plan will determine how much you will need to pay for Tirosint with insurance. Speak to your insurance provider or pharmacist to find out more. 

How much does Tirosint cost without insurance?

Tirosint prices without insurance will vary depending on whether you buy Tirosint oral capsules or the oral solutions, and where you buy your Tirosint from. As a guide, a box of 30 Tirosint oral capsules will cost around $190. With NiceRx you’ll always pay a flat monthly fee of $49.

What is Tirosint?

If you have a condition called hypothyroidism, also called an underactive thyroid, your thyroid gland may not produce enough of a hormone called thyroxine. This can make you feel tired and cold and can cause depression and weight gain. It can affect your memory and concentration, make you short of breath, and can cause heavy menstrual periods in women. Having an underactive thyroid gland can lower your quality of life. 

One way to treat hypothyroidism is hormone replacement therapy where the natural levels of the hormone are topped up with synthetic hormones. This is what Tirosint does. It contains a synthetic version of the natural hormone thyroxine, called levothyroxine sodium. This helps to boost your hormone levels, providing relief from your symptoms. Tirosint can be taken by adults and children over the age of six years old.

Tirosint active ingredients

The active ingredient in Tirosint is called levothyroxine sodium. It’s a synthetic (man-made) version of the natural hormone your thyroid gland produces called thyroxine. Levothyroxine sodium has the same effect on your body as thyroxine. If you have low levels of thyroxine, levothyroxine sodium acts as a replacement hormone that can prevent you from feeling the symptoms of hypothyroidism.

Tirosint side effects & Tirosint drug interactions

The most common side effects caused by Tirosint are:

  • Headaches
  • Being sick (vomiting)
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever
  • Sweating a lot
  • Heat intolerance
  • Changes in appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Chest pain
  • An irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Leg cramps
  • Tremors
  • Muscle weakness
  • Nervousness
  • Irritability
  • Problems sleeping (insomnia)
  • Hives or a skin rash
  • Changes in your menstrual period

In rare instances, Tirosint can cause more serious side effects, including:

  • Severe allergic reactions to the medication
  • An increase in heart problems – including an increased heart rate, chest pain, and an irregular heartbeat, particularly if you’re older or already have heart problems
  • Difficulties controlling your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes
  • An increased risk of developing weak or brittle bones (osteoporosis), particularly if you’re a post-menopausal woman

These aren’t all the side effects Tirosint can cause. You can read more about Tirosint side effects in the leaflet that comes with your medication. Talk to your doctor if you have any concerns about side effects.

Tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking, including vitamins and dietary supplements. Particularly let them know about the following as they can impact the effectiveness of Tirosint:

  • Digoxin, used to treat heart problems
  • Propranolol, taken to treat high blood pressure and heart problems
  • Sertraline, taken to treat depression and anxiety
  • Antacids, taken to treat indigestion
  • Ketamine, used as an anesthetic
  • Tricyclic antidepressants, like amitriptyline, imipramine, or dosulepin
  • Cimetidine, taken to reduce excess stomach acid
  • Proton pump inhibitor medications, taken to reduce the amount of acid produced by your stomach, like omeprazole, lansoprazole, or pantoprazole
  • Sucralfate, taken to treat and prevent stomach and duodenal ulcers
  • Cholestyramine and colestipol, taken to treat a high level of fat in your blood
  • Polystyrene sulfonate resin, taken to reduce high levels of potassium in the blood
  • Rifampicin, an antibiotic taken to treat infections
  • Imatinib, taken to treat certain types of cancer
  • Beta-blockers, taken to treat high blood pressure and heart problems, like atenolol and sotalol
  • Corticosteroids, taken to treat inflammation, like hydrocortisone or prednisolone
  • Orlistat, taken to treat obesity
  • Ritonavir, taken to control HIV and chronic hepatitis C infections
  • Amiodarone, taken to treat an irregular heartbeat
  • Any anticoagulant (blood-thinning) medications taken to prevent blood clots, like warfarin
  • Any medications taken for diabetes, like insulin or metformin
  • Any medications that can affect your sympathetic nervous system, like adrenaline or phenylephrine
  • Any anti-inflammatory medications, like phenylbutazone or aspirin
  • Any medications taken for epilepsy, like carbamazepine, phenytoin, primidone, or barbiturates
  • Any medications that contain calcium salts
  • Any medications containing iron that you take by swallowing 
  • Any medications that contain estrogen, like hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the contraceptive pill
  • Any medications that contain androgen, like hormone replacement therapy

If you’re unsure if you’re taking any of these, take the packaging of all your medications and supplements to your doctor or pharmacist.

Tirosint warnings & precautions

Tirosint isn’t suitable for everyone. It should not be given to children under the age of six. 

Don’t take Tirosint if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient levothyroxine sodium
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Tirosint 
  • Have any problems with your adrenal glands, and you aren’t being treated for this problem

Talk to your physician before taking Tirosint if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tirosint 
  • Have or have had thyroid nodules
  • Have or have had any heart problems
  • Have or have had any kidney problems
  • Have or have had any pituitary gland problems
  • Have or have had any problems with blood clots
  • Have recently had radiation therapy with iodine (such as I-131)
  • Have anemia (a low level of red blood cells)
  • Have diabetes
  • Have osteoporosis (weak bones)
  • Are allergic/intolerant of any sugars
  • Have any other food or drug allergies
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

*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.