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Zyvox Patient assistance program

Is your Zyvox 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 Zyvox medication with our help.

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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 Zyvox cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Zyvox prescription through the patient assistance program, your medication will be free. We charge a flat monthly service fee of $49 per medication to cover the cost of our services.

Am I eligible for Zyvox patient assistance?

To be eligible for the Zyvox patient assistance program, you will need to meet specific eligibility criteria set by the pharmaceutical company. At NiceRx, we review each Zyvox enrollment application individually. The main factors considered 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 Zyvox patient assistance program?

Applying for the Zyvox patient assistance program through NiceRx is simple. Begin by completing the enrollment application on our website. We will ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers that supply your medication. We may be able to help you access patient assistance for other medications as well as Zyvox, so please tell us about any medications that you have been prescribed.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Zyvox assistance, we will handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. We will work with your healthcare provider to prepare and submit all the documents required for you to enroll. If you are successfully enrolled in the Zyvox patient assistance program, we will also request your Zyvox medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year. At the end of your enrollment period, we will contact you for updated details and seek to re-enroll you in the program.

Is NiceRx a Zyvox coupons provider?

NiceRx does not provide Zyvox coupons, discount cards, or copay cards. We do not offer printable Zyvox manufacturer coupons, Zyvox discounts, rebates, Zyvox savings cards, trial offers, or free samples. We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. Our service cost is $49 a month per medication, so you will likely save more on your Zyvox medication with NiceRx.

Can NiceRx help me get Zyvox if I have insurance?

NiceRx may be able to help you access Zyvox patient assistance if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Zyvox
  • Your insurance company will not pay for your Zyvox prescription
  • You do not have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much does Zyvox cost without insurance?

Zyvox prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, Zyvox intravenous solution (2 mg/mL-D5%) will typically cost around $500 for 3000 milliliters.

How much does Zyvox cost with insurance?

Your individual healthcare plan will determine the copay of Zyvox with insurance. To find out what you will need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider. They will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

What is Zyvox?

Zyvox is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Pfizer Inc. Zyvox is an oxazolidinone-class antibacterial indicated in adult patients and children for the treatment of the following bacterial infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive bacteria:

  • Nosocomial pneumonia
  • Community-acquired pneumonia
  • Complicated skin and skin structure infections, including diabetic foot infections, without concomitant osteomyelitis
  • Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections
  • Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium infections

Zyvox is also effective against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA infections).

What doses of Zyvox are available?

Zyvox is available in tablet form, in the following doses: 600 mg. Injection form, in the following doses 200, 400, 600 mg, and the oral suspension form in the following doses: 100 mg per each 5 mL.

Please see the full prescribing information and medication guide for the full patient safety information. Always speak with a healthcare professional about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Zyvox active ingredients

Zyvox contains the active ingredient linezolid, a synthetic, antibacterial agent that belongs to a new class of antimicrobials, the oxazolidinones. Linezolid selectively inhibits bacterial protein synthesis via a unique mechanism of action.

Zyvox side effects

The most common adverse events of Zyvox in clinical trials include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea, vomiting, headache

In rare instances, Zyvox can cause more serious adverse effects. These can include:

  • Lactic acidosis
  • Myelosuppression (including anemia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, and thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)) – monitor the complete blood counts weekly and consider discontinuation in patients who develop or have worsening myelosuppression
  • Peripheral and optic neuropathy
  • Serotonin syndrome toxicity – risk increases if you are also taking other drugs that increase serotonin such as MDMA, “ecstasy,” St. John’s wort, mirtazapine, fluoxetine, paroxetine, duloxetine, venlafaxine, tramadol, rizatriptan, sumatriptan, zolmitriptan
  • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea
  • Elevation of blood pressure
  • Hypoglycemia – symptomatic hypoglycemia has been reported in patients with diabetes mellitus receiving insulin or oral hypoglycemic agents

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

Zyvox drug interactions

Zyvox can interact with other medications. These include:

  • SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, MAOIs (monoamine oxidase inhibitors) – bupropion, buspirone, serotonin 5-HT1 receptor agonists (triptans), and opioids, including meperidine
  • Appetite suppressants – diethylpropion
  • Drugs for attention deficit disorder – atomoxetine, methylphenidate
  • Treatments for Parkinson’s disease – entacapone, tolcapone
  • Supplements – tryptophan, tyramine), tetrabenazine
  • Tricyclic antidepressants – amitriptyline, doxepin
  • Other MAO inhibitors – isocarboxazid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline
  • Drugs that may increase the risk of extremely high blood pressure – phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine, amphetamines, ephedrine, epinephrine

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Zyvox.

Zyvox contraindications

You should not use Zyvox if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient linezolid
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Zyvox

Talk to your doctor before using Zyvox if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Zyvox
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Have a thyroid disorder
  • Have a carcinoid tumor
  • Have bone marrow suppression or a weak immune system
  • Have kidney disease
  • Have liver disease
  • Have pheochromocytoma
  • Have diabetes
  • Suffer from seizures
  • Use a catheter
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Zyvox liquid (oral suspension) contains phenylalanine and could be harmful if you have phenylketonuria (PKU).

Zyvox generic

Zyvox is the trademark brand name for linezolid manufactured by Pfizer Inc. A generic version of linezolid is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Zyvox savings through NiceRx.

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*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 the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program. Subject to medication availability.

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.