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Zinecard Patient assistance program

Is your Zinecard 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 Zinecard 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 Zinecard cost savings if eligible

The Zinecard patient assistance program can provide your medication for free. We simply charge $49 per month for each medication to cover the cost of our services. With NiceRx, you will only pay $49 to obtain your Zinecard, regardless of the retail price.

Am I eligible for the Zinecard patient assistance program?

To find out if you are eligible for Zinecard assistance you can apply online using our enrollment application. Each pharmaceutical company sets its eligibility criteria, and we will review your application individually to determine if you may be eligible. The three main factors to consider 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 Zinecard patient assistance program?

Our application process aims to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Zinecard patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our online enrollment application. We will ask you for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income as this information is required by the pharmaceutical companies. We may be able to help you apply for other patient assistance programs too, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Zinecard.

NiceRx will review your application and determine whether you may be eligible for Zinecard assistance. If so, we will handle the full enrollment process for you and prepare all required documents for your healthcare provider to sign. Once you are successfully enrolled in the Zinecard patient assistance program, we will help you manage your prescription refills by requesting refills on your behalf throughout your enrollment period. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated information and seek to re-enroll you so you can continue to access affordable Zinecard.

Is NiceRx a Zinecard coupons provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Zinecard patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Zinecard samples. When obtaining your medication through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month per medication. This will likely save you more money than if you were to use Zinecard coupons, discount cards, or Zinecard copay cards.

Can NiceRx help me get Zinecard if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Zinecard medication. We may also be able to help if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. Whether you have insurance or not, apply online using our enrollment application to find out more.

How much does Zinecard cost without insurance?

Zinecard prices without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy. Prices will also vary by retailer. As a guide, Zinecard intravenous powder for injection 250 mg typically costs $255 for 1 powder for injection.

How much does Zinecard cost with insurance?

The copay for Zinecard will vary by the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out what you might need to pay for Zinecard with insurance, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to help you calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.

What is Zinecard?

Zinecard is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication distributed by Pharmacia & Upjohn Co., Division of Pfizer Inc.

Zinecard is a cardioprotective agent indicated for reducing the incidence and severity of cardiomyopathy associated with doxorubicin administration in women with metastatic breast cancer, who have received a cumulative dose of doxorubicin 300 mg/m2 and who will continue to receive doxorubicin therapy to maintain tumor control. The safety and effectiveness of dexrazoxane in pediatric patients have not been established.

What doses of Zinecard are available?

Zinecard is available as 250 mg or 500 mg single-dose vials as sterile, pyrogen-free lyophilizates.

Reconstitute the vial contents and dilute them before use. Give Zinecard by intravenous infusion over 15 minutes. The recommended dosage ratio of Zinecard to doxorubicin is 10:1. Do not administer doxorubicin before Zinecard.

Obtain a complete blood count before and during each course of therapy, as Zinecard may add to the myelosuppression caused by chemotherapeutic agents.

Always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice or about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Zinecard active ingredients

Dexrazoxane is a cyclic derivative of EDTA that penetrates cell membranes. Results of studies show that dexrazoxane is converted inside cells to a ring-opened chelating agent that interferes with iron-mediated free radical generation thought to be responsible, in part, for anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy.

Zinecard side effects

The most common side effects of Zinecard in clinical trials include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Temporary hair loss
  • Swelling in your hands or feet
  • Cough, sore throat, trouble breathing, other signs of infection
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Injection site reactions (pain, irritation, swelling, or redness)
  • Treatment with dexrazoxane doesn’t completely eliminate the risk of doxorubicin-related heart damage

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

  • Myelosuppression
  • Embryo-Fetal Toxicity
  • Secondary malignancies such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) have been reported in studies of pediatric patients

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

Zinecard drug interactions

Currently, there is no data available for interactions of Zinecard with other medications. However, other drugs may affect dexrazoxane, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Zinecard contraindications

You should not use Zinecard if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient dexrazoxane
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Zinecard
  • Are receiving a non-anthracycline chemotherapy regimen
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – you should use birth control during your treatment
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Talk to your doctor before using Zinecard if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Zinecard
  • Have ever had heart, kidney, or liver disease

Zinecard generic

Zinecard is the trademark brand name for dexrazoxane, distributed by Pharmacia & Upjohn Co., Division of Pfizer Inc. A generic version of dexrazoxane is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Zinecard 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.