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Wegovy Patient assistance program

Is your Wegovy 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 Wegovy 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 Wegovy cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Wegovy 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 Wegovy prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Wegovy patient assistance program?

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

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

Is NiceRx a Wegovy coupon provider?

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

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

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

Wegovy cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Wegovy subcutaneous solution (0.25 mg/0.5 mL (0.25 mg dose)) usually costs $1,400 for 2 milliliters. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Wegovy cost with insurance?

The copay for Wegovy 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 Wegovy?

Wegovy is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Novo Nordisk, Inc. Wegovy is a higher-dose, 2.4 mg version of the diabetes drug Ozempic (semaglutide).

It is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist indicated as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adult patients with a body mass index (BMI):

  • 30 kg/m2 or greater (obesity)
  • 27 kg/m2 or greater (overweight) in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity condition such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, or dyslipidemia

Wegovy should not be used in combination with other semaglutide containing products or any other GLP-1 receptor agonist. The safety and efficacy of use with other products for weight loss have not been established. Also, Wegovy has not been studied in patients with a history of pancreatitis.

Semaglutide causes thyroid C-cell tumors in rodents at clinically relevant levels. It is not known if wegovy causes thyroid C-cell tumors, including medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), in humans as the human relevance of semaglutide-induced rodent thyroid C-cell tumors has not been determined.

Wegovy is not recommended in patients with a personal or family history of MTC or in patients with Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2. It is important to know of the potential risk of MTC and symptoms of thyroid tumors.

What doses of Wegovy are available?

Wegovy is available in prefilled injection form, in the following doses: 0.25 mg, 0.5 mg, 1 mg, 1.7 mg, or 2.4 mg.

Wegovy should be used once weekly, on the same day each week, at any time of day, with or without meals. Inject subcutaneously in the abdomen, thigh, or upper arm.

Start at 0.25 mg once weekly for 4 weeks. Increasing the dose 4 weekly until a dose of 2.4 mg is reached. The maintenance dose of Wegovy is 2.4 mg once weekly.

See the full prescribing information for the complete boxed warning. You are recommended to read the medication guide and advised to always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Wegovy active ingredients

Wegovy contains semaglutide as the active ingredient.

Wegovy side effects

The most common side effects of Wegovy in clinical trials compared to placebo include:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Dyspepsia, abdominal distension, eructation
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in patients with type 2 diabetes
  • Flatulence, gastroenteritis, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (heartburn)

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

  • Thyroid C-cell tumors
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Acute gallbladder disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Acute kidney injury – monitor renal function when initiating or escalating doses if severe adverse gastrointestinal reactions occur
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Diabetic retinopathy complications in patients with Type 2 Diabetes
  • Heart rate increase
  • Suicidal behavior and ideation

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

Wegovy drug interactions

Wegovy can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Concomitantly administered oral medications – may affect absorption

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

Wegovy contraindications

You should not use Wegovy if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient semaglutide
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Wegovy
  • Have a family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma
  • Have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant

Talk to your doctor about your health issues before using Wegovy if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Wegovy
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – it is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk

Wegovy generic

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

Wegovy manufacturer coupon

Prescription drug coupons are provided by manufacturers to help individuals save on their medications. Sign up to find out if you are eligible to receive a Wegovy Savings Card and pay as low as $25  for your Wegovy 1-month supply (1 box) up to a maximum benefit of $200 per 1-month supply if you have private or commercial insurance with coverage, or save up to $500 per 1-month supply (1 box) if you pay cash for your prescriptions or your commercial insurance doesn’t cover the cost of Wegovy. To find out if you are eligible, view details and read the requirements carefully to ensure you are qualified.

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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.