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Tresiba Flextouch Patient assistance program

Is your Tresiba Flextouch 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 Tresiba Flextouch medication with our help.

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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. 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 Tresiba Flextouch cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Tresiba Flextouch 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 Tresiba Flextouch through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Tresiba Flextouch patient assistance program?

You could receive your Tresiba Flextouch 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 Tresiba Flextouch 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 Tresiba Flextouch.

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 Tresiba Flextouch 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 Tresiba Flextouch medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.

Is NiceRx a Tresiba Flextouch coupons provider?

At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Tresiba Flextouch patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Tresiba Flextouch coupon, a Tresiba Flextouch discount card, or a Tresiba Flextouch copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers, or free Tresiba Flextouch samples.

Can NiceRx help me get Tresiba Flextouch 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 Tresiba Flextouch 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 Tresiba Flextouch cost without insurance?

Tresiba Flextouch costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Tresiba Flextouch subcutaneous solution (100 units/mL) will typically cost around 360 for 10 milliliters. 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 Tresiba Flextouch cost with insurance?

The copay of Tresiba Flextouch 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 Tresiba Flextouch?

Tresiba Flextouch U-100 is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Tresiba is a once-daily, long-acting insulin indicated to improve glycemic control in patients 1 year of age and older with diabetes mellitus. It helps lower high blood sugar by maintaining balanced blood sugar levels. Tresiba Flextouch may be prescribed to patients with Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes, but it is not recommended for patients with diabetic ketoacidosis.

What doses of Tresiba Flextouch are available?

Tresiba Flextouch is available in injection form, in the following doses: 100 units/mL 3 mL FlexTouch, 200 units/mL 3 mL FlexTouch.

Inject Tresiba (insulin degludec injection) under your skin in your upper arm, abdomen, or thigh. Rotate injection sites to reduce the risk of lipodystrophy. Administer subcutaneously once daily at any time of day. Your insulin dose may need to change because of a change in the level of physical activity or exercise, increased stress, change in diet, weight gain or loss, or illness. If you miss a dose, use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Then continue your regular dosing schedule, allowing at least 8 hours to pass between doses. Do not use two doses at one time.

Refrigerate unopened Tresiba and use until the expiration date, or store at room temperature and use within 8 weeks. Refrigerate or store opened Tresiba at room temperature and use within 8 weeks. Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Tresiba Flextouch active ingredients

Tresiba contains insulin degludec as the active ingredient.

Tresiba Flextouch side effects

The most common side effects of Tresiba Flextouch in clinical trials include:

  • Hypoglycemia
  • Allergic reactions
  • Injection site reactions
  • Lipodystrophy
  • Pruritus, rash, edema, and weight gain

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

  • Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), or hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels)
  • Signs of low potassium such as muscle cramps, weakness, irregular heartbeat
  • Hypoglycemia that may be life-threatening
  • Severe life-threatening hypersensitivity reactions
  • Hypokalemia
  • Fluid retention and heart failure with concomitant use of thiazolidinediones

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction to Tresiba, such as hives, itching, skin rash, tiredness, trouble breathing, feeling faint, nausea, diarrhea, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

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

Tresiba Flextouch drug interactions

Tresiba Flextouch can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Drugs that affect glucose metabolism
  • Anti-adrenergic drugs such as  beta-blockers, clonidine, guanethidine, and reserpine
  • Other diabetes medications

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Tresiba Flextouch. Tell your doctor if you are currently taking any other prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, herbal supplements, or vitamins.

Tresiba Flextouch contraindications

You should not use Tresiba Flextouch if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient insulin degludec
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Tresiba Flextouch
  • Are having an episode of hypoglycemia
  • Drink alcohol or use prescription or over-the-counter medicines that contain alcohol
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Tresiba Flextouch if you:

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

Tresiba Flextouch generic

Tresiba Flextouch is the trademark brand name for insulin degludec manufactured by Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals, Inc. A generic version of insulin degludec is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Tresiba Flextouch savings through NiceRx.

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*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.