Zarontin Patient assistance program
Complete a free online enrollment application to find out if you’re eligible to pay only $49 per month for your Zarontin medication with our help.Get started today
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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
NiceRx works with your healthcare provider to help you access affordable medications directly from U.S. pharmaceutical companies.
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How it works
Get started by filling out the online enrollment application to find out if you are eligible.
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.
You may be required to submit further information and documents required by the pharmaceutical company which can be securely uploaded online.
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.
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.
Your monthly Zarontin cost savings if eligible
With our assistance, you could access the Zarontin 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 Zarontin patient assistance?
We review each Zarontin 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 Zarontin patient assistance program?
Our process makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Zarontin patient assistance program. Begin by completing the enrollment application form on our website. Tell us about any medications that you are taking, including Zarontin , 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 Zarontin coupons provider?
NiceRx is not a Zarontin coupon, Zarontin discount card, or Zarontin copay card provider. We do not offer Zarontin manufacturer coupons, Zarontin discounts, rebates, Zarontin savings cards, trial offers, or free Zarontin samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access their medication directly from the U.S. pharmaceutical company.
Can NiceRx help me if I have insurance?
NiceRx may be able to help you if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Zarontin
- Your insurance company will not pay for your Zarontin 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 Zarontin cost without insurance?
Without insurance, Zarontin costs will vary depending on where you buy the medication as prices will vary by retailer. As a guide, Zarontin oral capsule 250 mg will cost around $400 for 100 capsules.
How much does Zarontin cost with insurance?
The copay for Zarontin 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 Zarontin ?
Zarontin is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Pfizer. Zarontin is an anti-epileptic drug, also called an anticonvulsant succinimide. It is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat certain types of seizures known as absence seizures (petit mal/epilepsy) in adults and children.
What doses of Zarontin are available?
Zarontin is available in capsule and syrup form, in the following doses: 250 mg, 250 mg/5mL.
Please read the full prescribing information and medication guide and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Zarontin active ingredients
The active ingredient of Zarontin is ethosuximide.
Zarontin side effects
The most common side effects of ethosuximide in clinical trials include:
- Nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite
- Diarrhea, weight loss
- Headache, dizziness
- Difficulty concentrating
In rare instances, Zarontin can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Low blood cell counts – fever, chills, flu-like symptoms, sore throat, feeling weak
- Confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts, or behavior
- Worsening seizures
- Inflammation, swollen glands, easy bruising or bleeding, severe tingling or numbness, muscle weakness, upper stomach pain, yellowing of the skin or eyes, chest pain, new or worsening cough, trouble breathing
- Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus – joint pain or swelling, swollen glands, muscle aches, chest pain, vomiting, unusual thoughts or behavior, and patchy skin color
- Severe skin reaction – fever, sore throat, hives, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling
- Allergic reaction, drug reaction with eosinophilia, and systemic symptoms (DRESS)
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Zarontin against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Zarontin to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Zarontin drug interactions
Zarontin can interact with other medications. These include:
- Antipsychotics – chlorpromazine, clozapine, haloperidol, olanzapine, quetiapine, risperidone
- Calcium channel blockers – amlodipine, diltiazem, nifedipine, verapamil
- HIV protease inhibitors – atazanavir, indinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir
- Muscle relaxants – baclofen, cyclobenzaprine, methocarbamol, orphenadrine
- Pain relievers – codeine, fentanyl, morphine, oxycodone
- St. John’s wort
- Seizure medications – clobazam, carbamazepine, levetiracetam, phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone, topiramate, valproic acid, zonisamide
- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) – citalopram, fluoxetine, paroxetine, sertraline
- Tricyclic antidepressants – clomipramine, desipramine, imipramine
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Zarontin .
You should not use Zarontin if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient ethosuximide
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Zarontin
- Are younger than 3 years of age
Talk to your caregiver about your medical conditions before using Zarontin if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Zarontin
- Have lupus
- Have liver disease
- Have kidney disease
- Have a history of depression, mood problems, or suicidal thoughts or actions
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – increased risk of birth defects
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – this medication passes into breast milk, but is unlikely to harm
Zarontin is the trademark brand name for ethosuximide manufactured by Pfizer. A generic version of ethosuximide is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Zarontin savings through NiceRx.
*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.