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Zioptan Patient assistance program

Is your Zioptan 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 Zioptan medication.

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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.

  • 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.

Your monthly Zioptan cost savings if eligible

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

Am I eligible for the Zioptan patient assistance program?

To find out if you are eligible for Zioptan 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 Zioptan patient assistance program?

Our application process aims to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Zioptanpatient 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 asZioptan.

NiceRx will review your application and determine whether you may be eligible for Zioptan 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 Zioptanpatient 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 Zioptan.

Is NiceRx a Zioptan coupons provider?

NiceRx is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Zioptan patient assistance program. We do not offer trial offers or free Zioptan 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 Zioptancoupons, discount cards, or Zioptancopay cards.

Can NiceRx help me get Zioptan if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you if your insurance company will not pay for your Zioptan medication. We may also be able to help if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. Please apply online to find out if we can help you.

How much is Zioptan with insurance?

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

How much does Zioptan cost without insurance?

Zioptan prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, a pack of 30, 0.0015% single-use disposable vials of Zioptan solution will cost around $290.

What is Zioptan?

Zioptan is a prescription eye-drop medication given to adults to reduce high pressure in the eyes (intraocular pressure) caused by either ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma.

You typically drop Zioptan into your eyes once a day in the evening, although make sure you always take your Zioptan exactly as directed by your prescribing doctor. Zioptan begins to work within 2 to 4 hours of using it, with the medication working at its optimum level after around 12 hours.

Zioptan active ingredients

The active ingredient in Zioptan is called tafluprost. It belongs to a class of drugs called prostaglandin analogs. When you drop Zioptan onto your eye, the tafluprost it contains is absorbed through your cornea (the front of your eye), where it begins to work. Tafluprost then attaches to the surface of certain cells in your eye at locations called prostaglandin receptors. This stimulates the receptors, causing them to increase the rate at which aqueous humor drains out of the eye.

Zioptan side effects & Zioptan drug interactions

The most common side effects caused by Zioptan include:

  • Eye irritation, including redness, stinging, and itching
  • Eye pain
  • Dry eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Cataracts
  • Headaches
  • A cough
  • Common colds
  • Urinary tract infections

In rare instances, Zioptan can cause more serious side effects, like:

  • Allergic reactions in your eye
  • A darkening in color (pigmentation) of the colored part of your eye (your iris). This is usually reversed when you stop using Zioptan, although not always
  • A darkening in color (pigmentation) of your eyelids. This is usually reversed when you stop using Zioptan, although not always
  • A growth in thickness and length of your eyelashes, and an increase in the number of eyelashes you have. This usually reverses when you stop taking Zioptan.
  • Worsening of asthma if you already have asthma

Medications can interact with each other. Tell your prescribing physician about all medications you are taking, including vitamins and herbal and dietary supplements.

Zioptan warnings & precautions

Your vision may become blurred for a short time after using Zioptan. Do not drive, use machinery, or perform other dangerous tasks until your vision has cleared.

Do not use Zioptan whilst wearing contact lenses. Wait for 15 minutes after using Zioptan until you put your contact lenses in.

Zioptan is not suitable for everyone. Do not take Zioptan if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient tafluprost
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Zioptan
  • Are under 18 years of age

Talk to your doctor before taking Zioptan if you:

  • Are using any other eye medications or eye products
  • Have ever had any problems with your eyes
  • Have ever had surgery on your eyes
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

*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.