Zenpep Patient assistance program
Complete a free online enrollment application to find out if you’re eligible to pay only $49 per month for your Zenpep medication.Get started today
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- 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.
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 Zenpep cost savings if eligible
If accepted into the Zenpep patient assistance program, you could receive your medication for a flat fee of just $49 per month, every month. You could save:
|Strength||Avg. monthly price at
a US pharmacy
|90 capsules - 3,000 units ||$157.17||$49.00||$108.17|
|90 capsules - 5,000 units||$156.95||$49.00||$107.95|
|90 capsules - 10,000 units||$303.08||$49.00||$254.08|
|90 capsules - 15,000 units||$433.75||$49.00||$384.75|
|90 capsules - 20,000 units||$586.70||$49.00||$537.70|
|90 capsules - 25,000 units||$722.96||$49.00||$673.96|
|90 capsules - 40,000 units||$1,147.65||$49.00||$1,098.65|
Am I eligible for the Zenpep patient assistance program?
We review each Zenpep patient assistance program application on an individual basis, taking into account a variety of indicators. Key factors considered by most programs include:
- 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 Zenpep patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Zenpep patient assistance program. Start by completing our enrollment application and tell us about any medications you’re taking. This includes Zenpep as well as other medicines. We’ll also ask for details about your income, insurance and healthcare provider.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Zenpep assistance, we’ll handle the application process and will help to enroll you in the Zenpep patient assistance program. Once enrolled, we’ll also request your Zenpep medication refills on your behalf for up to 12 months.
Is NiceRx a Zenpep coupon provider?
We are not a Zenpep coupons provider. NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Zenpep patient assistance program. That means that we don’t offer Zenpep manufacturer coupons, free Zenpep samples, Zenpep discounts, or Zenpep savings cards. By accessing the patient assistance program, you will likely save more when securing your Zenpep medication through NiceRx.
Can NiceRx help me get Zenpep if I have insurance?
Every application for the Zenpep patient assistance program will be assessed individually. That means that if your insurance company won’t pay for your Zenpep medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility, we may still be able to assist. You may even be able to access the program if you don’t have insurance.
How much is Zenpep with insurance?
The cost of Zenpep will vary in line with the specifics of your healthcare plan. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance. Remember, if you’re approved for the patient assistance program, you’ll likely save more if you get your Zenpep medication through NiceRx.
How much is Zenpep without insurance?
Zenpep prices without insurance will vary depending on the strength of the capsules you buy and where you purchase them from. As a guide, you can expect to pay around $200 for a pack of 100 delay released capsules at the lowest strengths.
What is Zenpep?
Zenpep is prescribed to children and adults with cystic fibrosis who are having difficulties digesting food. You take Zenpep orally as a capsule. It comes in a range of different dosage strengths to match your needs.
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that makes your body produce fluids, like mucus, sweat, and digestive juices that are too thick. Over time this disrupts and damages parts of your body, usually your lungs, liver and kidneys, pancreas, and your digestive system. The disorder can interfere with food digestion by affecting your pancreas and causing a condition called exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). Your pancreas produces digestive enzymes, which are substances that help your digestive system break down food. Thick mucus in your pancreas can block these enzymes from entering your digestive system, making it harder for you to digest food.
EPI can cause gastrointestinal problems, like stomach cramps, bloating, pain, flatulence, and diarrhea. Problems digesting food can also mean you don’t get the calories and the nutrition you need to be healthy. It can lead to weight loss and fatigue, as well as conditions caused by dietary deficiencies like anemia, bleeding disorders, or metabolic bone disease. Zenpep helps with EPI by improving your ability to digest food. The medication contains a mixture of digestive enzymes that can help top-up the enzymes you’re lacking, allowing you to digest food normally.
Zenpep active ingredients
The active ingredient in Zenpep is called pancrelipase. Pancrelipase is a mixture of three groups of digestive enzymes called amylases, lipases, and proteases.
The enzymes are derived from the pancreases of pigs, but they are safe and effective for children and adults to use. Once in your digestive system, they help your body break down and absorb the proteins, carbohydrates, sugars, and fats in your food.
Zenpep side effects & Zenpep drug interactions
The most common side effects caused by Zenpep include stomach pain, flatulence, and headaches. In some cases, Zenpep can cause more serious side effects including deterioration of the symptoms of gout (swollen and painful joints), allergic reactions, or a rare bowel disorder called fibrosing colonopathy.
Zenpep warnings & precautions
Talk to your physician before taking Zenpep if you:
- Are allergic to pork or any other products made from pigs
- Have kidney disease, gout, or high blood uric acid (hyperuricemia)
- Have ever had a blockage in your intestines
- Have problems swallowing tablets
- Have ever had scarring or thickening of your bowel wall (fibrosing colonopathy)
- Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
*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.