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Is NiceRx a Xofigo coupon provider?
NiceRx is not a Xofigo coupon, Xofigo discount card, or Xofigo copay card provider. We do not offer Xofigo manufacturer coupons, Xofigo discounts, rebates, Xofigo savings cards, trial offers, or free Xofigo samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.
Xofigo 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.
How much does Xofigo cost without insurance?
Without insurance, Xofigo costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Xofigo intravenous solution will cost around $27,600 for 1 solution.
How much does Xofigo cost with insurance?
The copay for Xofigo 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 Xofigo?
Xofigo (radium Ra 223 dichloride injection) is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. Xofigo is an alpha particle-emitting radioactive agent used to treat patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, symptomatic bone metastases, and no known visceral metastatic disease.
Xofigo is not recommended to be used with abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) and prednisone or prednisolone, as it may increase the risk of bone fractures and death.
What doses of Xofigo are available?
Xofigo is available as a single-use vial with a concentration of 1,000 kBq/mL (27 microcurie/mL) at the reference date with a total radioactivity of 6,000 kBq/vial.
The recommended dose of Xofigo is 50 kBq per kg body weight, given at 4-week intervals for 6 injections.
Please read the prescribing information and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Xofigo active ingredients
The active ingredient of Xofigo is radium Ra 223 dichloride. It is classed as a radiopharmaceutical. The mechanism of action of Xofigo is to emit short-range alpha particles. Bones in your body will take up radium as they do calcium. Radium builds up in bone tissues where cancer has spread and destroys the cancer cells.
Xofigo side effects
The most common side effects of Xofigo in clinical trials compared to placebo include:
- Nausea, diarrhea, vomiting
- Peripheral edema
- Hematologic laboratory abnormalities – anemia, lymphocytopenia, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia, and neutropenia
In rare instances, Xofigo can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Bone marrow suppression – can cause your red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelet count to fall
- Bone pain or changes in movement
- Renal failure and impairment
- Erythema, pain, and edema at the injection site
Your caregiver will assess the benefits of using Xofigo against your risk of adverse events. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Xofigo to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Xofigo drug interactions
Other drugs may interact with Xofigo, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medication including any supplements you are taking.
You should not use Xofigo if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient radium Ra 223 dichloride
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Xofigo
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – Embryo-fetal toxicity. Male patients are advised to use condoms and female partners to use effective contraception during and for 6 months after completing treatment
Talk to your doctor before using Xofigo if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Xofigo
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Xofigo is the trademark brand name for radium Ra 223 dichloride manufactured for Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. A generic version of radium Ra 223 dichloride is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Xofigo 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.