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Is NiceRx an Unituxin coupon provider?
NiceRx does not provide Unituxin coupons, discount cards, or copay cards. We do not offer printable Unituxin manufacturer coupons, Unituxin discounts, rebates, Unituxin savings cards, trial offers, or free samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. Our service cost is $49 a month per medication, so you will likely save more on your Unituxin medication with NiceRx.
Unituxin patient assistance program
Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.
Can NiceRx help me get Unituxin cheaper if I have insurance?
How much does Unituxin cost without insurance?
Unituxin prices without insurance will vary by retailer.
How much does Unituxin cost with insurance?
Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Unituxin with insurance. To find out what you will need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider. They will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
What is Unituxin?
Unituxin is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by United Therapeutics Corp. Unituxin is used with granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor (GM-CSF), interleukin-2 and 13-cis-retinoic acid to treat pediatric patients with high-risk neuroblastoma who have at least a partial response to first-line multiagent, multimodality therapy.
What doses of Unituxin are available?
Unituxin is available as an injection, in the following doses: 17.5 mg/5 mL in a single-use vial.
Before each dose, take the required intravenous hydration and premedication with antihistamines, analgesics, and antipyretics. The recommended dose is 17.5 mg/m2 /day as a diluted intravenous infusion over 10 to 20 hours for 4 consecutive days for up to 5 cycles. If you experience severe pain your healthcare provider may reduce the speed at which Unituxin is given.
Unituxin causes severe neuropathic pain. Use intravenous opioids before, during, and for 2 hours after completion of the Unituxin infusion. Stop treatment if you have severe unresponsive pain, severe sensory neuropathy, or moderate to severe peripheral motor neuropathy.
See the full prescribing information for the complete boxed warning and always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Unituxin active ingredients
Unituxin contains dinutuximab, a chimeric monoclonal antibody as the active ingredient.
Unituxin side effects
The most common side effects of Unituxin in clinical trials include:
- Thrombocytopenia, lymphopenia
- Infusion reactions
- Hyponatremia, increased alanine aminotransferase, anemia
- Vomiting, diarrhea
- Hypokalemia, neutropenia
- Increased aspartate aminotransferase
In rare instances, Unituxin can cause more serious adverse effects. These can include:
- Life-threatening serious infusion reactions
- Immune System disorders
- Capillary leak syndrome and hypotension – manage by interruption, reducing infusion rate, or permanent discontinuation
- Systemic infection
- Neurological disorders of the eye – blurred vision, sensitivity to light, drooping upper eyelid, double vision, or optic disc swelling
- Bone marrow suppression
- Electrolyte abnormalities
- Atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome
- Embryo-fetal toxicity
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Unituxin against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions to Unituxin to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Unituxin drug interactions
Other drugs may interact with Unituxin, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medications including any supplements you are taking.
You should not use Unituxin if you:
- Are allergic or have a history of anaphylaxis to the active ingredient dinutuximab
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Unituxin
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
Talk to your doctor before using Unituxin if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Unituxin
- Have any type of bacterial, fungal, or viral infection
- Have an eye disorder or vision problems
- Have bone marrow suppression
- Have low blood pressure
- Have liver or kidney problems
- Have urination problems
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Unituxin is the trademark brand name for dinutuximab manufactured by United Therapeutics Corp. A generic version of dinutuximab is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Unituxin 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.