Your monthly Ztalmy cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Ztalmy patient assistance program you can receive your medication for free. Our monthly service fee of $49 per medication covers the cost of our services in applying for the program and requesting your ongoing refills on your behalf. If you obtain your Ztalmy through NiceRx, you will only pay $49 a month regardless of the retail price of your medication.
Am I eligible for the Ztalmy patient assistance program?
You could receive your Ztalmy without paying the full retail price if you meet the eligibility criteria for assistance. The eligibility requirements are set by the pharmaceutical companies that are providing assistance programs. At NiceRx, we review each application individually, although the main 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 Ztalmy patient assistance?
We do everything that we can to take the hassle and stress out of applying for patient assistance programs. Simply start by filling in our enrollment application. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical companies you are applying to for assistance. We may also be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications that you have been prescribed, so be sure to tell us about any medications you are taking as well as Ztalmy.
NiceRx will review the information you have provided, and if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance, we will seek to enroll you in the Ztalmy patient assistance program. We will handle the enrollment process for you by working with your healthcare provider and preparing all the required paperwork for your doctor to sign. We will also request your Ztalmy medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year once you are enrolled in the program.
Is NiceRx a Ztalmy coupon provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access the Ztalmy patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Ztalmy coupon, a Ztalmy discount card, or a Ztalmy copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers, or free Ztalmy samples.
Can NiceRx help me get Ztalmy cheaper if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you if you have insurance, including if your insurance company will not pay for your Ztalmy medication, or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may even be able to assist if you do not have insurance. Please fill in our enrollment application to find out more.
How much does Ztalmy cost without insurance?
Ztalmy costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Ztalmy will typically cost around $2,400 per bottle. If you obtain your medication through NiceRx, you will pay a flat monthly rate of $49 per medication regardless of its retail price.
How much does Ztalmy cost with insurance?
The copay of Ztalmy will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Ztalmy?
Ztalmy is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The FDA application was granted priority review, orphan drug, and rare pediatric disease designations for treating CDKL5 deficiency disorder CDD. FDA approval of Ztalmy was based on data from the Phase 3 open-label Marigold trial.
Ztalmy is a neuroactive steroid gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), a receptor-positive modulator for the treatment of seizure disorders (epilepsy) associated with cyclin-dependent kinase-like 5, CDKL5 deficiency disorder (CDD) in patients 2 years of age and older. Ztalmy is the first treatment specifically for CDD.
What doses of Ztalmy are available?
Ztalmy is available in oral suspension form, in the following doses: 50 mg/mL.
Always speak with your healthcare provider about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition. Withdrawal of antiepileptic drugs should be gradual to minimize the risk of increased seizure frequency and status epilepticus.
Ztalmy active ingredients
Ztalmy contains ganaxolone as the active ingredient. Exactly how ganaxolone exerts its anti-seizure therapeutic effects in the treatment of seizures is unknown. Its anticonvulsant effects are thought to result from positive allosteric modulation of the gamma-aminobutyric acid type A, GABAA receptor in the central nervous system.
Ztalmy side effects
The most common side effects of Ztalmy in clinical trials compared to placebo include:
- Somnolence, sleepiness
- Salivary hypersecretion
- Seasonal allergy
In rare instances, Ztalmy can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Suicidal behavior and ideation
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Ztalmy against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Ztalmy to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Ztalmy drug interactions
Ztalmy can interact with other medications. These include:
- Strong or moderate CYP3A4 inducers
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Ztalmy.
You should not use Ztalmy if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient ganaxolone
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Ztalmy
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – may cause fetal harm
Talk to your doctor before using Ztalmy if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Ztalmy
- Have hepatic Impairment
- Drink alcohol
- Have or have had depression, mood problems, or suicidal thoughts or behavior
- Have abused or been dependent on prescription medicines, street drugs, or alcohol
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – Ztalmy is excreted in human milk
Ztalmy is the trademark brand name for ganaxolone manufactured by Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Radnor. A generic version of ganaxolone is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Ztalmy 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.