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Your monthly Triesence cost savings if eligible

With our assistance, you could access the Triesence patient assistance program and obtain your medication for free. We only charge a flat monthly fee of $49 per medication for our services.

Am I eligible for Triesence patient assistance?

We review each Triesence enrollment application individually to determine if you are eligible. Each assistance program has its own eligibility criteria and 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 Triesence patient assistance program?

Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Triesence patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Triesence, your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who will supply the medication, so it is important to make sure this information is accurate and up to date.

We will review the information that you have provided to determine whether you are eligible for patient assistance. If we can pre-qualify you for assistance, NiceRx will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. If you are approved by the pharmaceutical company, you will typically start receiving your medication in 6 – 8 weeks.

Is NiceRx a Triesence coupon provider?

NiceRx is not a Triesence coupon, Triesence discount card, or Triesence copay card provider. We do not offer Triesence manufacturer coupons, Triesence discounts, rebates, Triesence savings cards, trial offers, or free Triesence samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.

Can NiceRx help me get Triesence cheaper if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Triesence
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Triesence prescription
  • Your healthcare plan does not cover your medication
  • You do not have insurance

Please apply online to find out if we can help you.

How much does Triesence cost without insurance?

Without insurance, Triesence costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Triesence  intravitreal injection (40 mg/mL) will cost around $170 for 1 milliliter.

How much does Triesence cost with insurance?

The copay for Triesence will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Contact them to find out more.

What is Triesence?

Triesence is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Alcon Laboratories, Inc. It is a synthetic corticosteroid (steroid) indicated for the treatment of sympathetic ophthalmia, temporal arteritis, uveitis, and ocular inflammatory conditions unresponsive to topical corticosteroids, and visualization during vitrectomy.

What doses of Triesence are available?

Triesence is available in single-use 1 mL vials containing 40 mg/mL of triamcinolone acetonide injectable suspension.

The initial recommended dose for all indications except visualization is 4 mg (100 microliters of 40 mg/mL suspension) with a subsequent dose as needed over the course of treatment. The recommended dose for visualization is 1 to 4 mg (25 to 100 microliters of 40 mg/mL suspension) administered intravitreally. A strict aseptic technique is mandatory. Following the injection, patients should be monitored for elevation in intraocular pressure and for endophthalmitis.

Triamcinolone injection formulas contain the preservative benzyl alcohol and should not be used in neonates, premature neonates, and patients with benzyl alcohol hypersensitivity.

Please read the drug information provided and always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Triesence active ingredients

The active ingredient of Triesence is triamcinolone acetonide.

Triesence side effects

The most common side effects of Triesence in clinical trials include:

  • Blurred vision
  • Increased appetite

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

  • Ophthalmic effects – cataracts, infections, and glaucoma
  • Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis suppression, Cushing’s syndrome, and hyperglycemia
  • Increased susceptibility to new infection
  • Elevated blood pressure, salt and water retention, and hypokalemia – monitor blood pressure and sodium, potassium serum levels
  • GI perforation
  • Behavioral and mood disturbances
  • Decreases in bone density
  • Negative effects on growth and development – monitor pediatric patients on long-term corticosteroid therapy
  • Weight gain – may cause increased appetite
  • Bradycardia, cardiac arrest, cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac enlargement, circulatory collapse, congestive heart failure, fat embolism, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in premature infants, myocardial rupture following recent myocardial infarction, pulmonary edema, syncope, tachycardia, thromboembolism, thrombophlebitis, vasculitis

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Triesence against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Triesence to the FDA. Visit, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Triesence drug interactions

Triesence can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Anticoagulant agents
  • Antidiabetic agents
  • CYP 3A4 inducers and inhibitors
  • Live or live attenuated vaccines
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including aspirin and salicylates

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Triesence. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Triesence contraindications

You should not use Triesence if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient triamcinolone acetonide
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Triesence
  • Have systemic fungal infections
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor before using Triesence if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Triesence
  • Have any type of bacterial, fungal, or viral infection
  • Have herpes simplex infection of your eye
  • Have cataracts or glaucoma
  • Have a thyroid disorder
  • Have high blood pressure, heart failure, or had a heart attack
  • Have diabetes
  • Have osteoporosis or low bone mineral density
  • Have diverticulitis, stomach or intestinal ulcer, or have had stomach surgery
  • Have myasthenia gravis
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Triesence generic

Triesence is the trademark brand name for triamcinolone acetonide manufactured by Alcon Laboratories, Inc. A generic version of triamcinolone acetonide is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Triesence savings through NiceRx.

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.