Lapatinib Coupon - Lapatinib 250mg tablet
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Tykerb is part of the Kinase Inhibitors class and treats Breast Cancer. Kinase inhibitors are used to treat cancers such as leukemia, breast cancer, melanoma, lung cancer, and renal cancer. They are also used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and to prevent organ transplant rejection. They work by stopping cancer cell growth and preventing the spread of the cells. Tykerb is only available as a brand name drug. Compare kinase inhibitors.
Lapatinib Coupon - Lapatinib 250mg tablet

Lapatinib Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Tykerb?

100% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Tykerb co-pay with Medicare?

It depends. Which coverage stage are you in? Click on a tab below…

Donut Hole
Post-Donut Hole
Co-Pay Range
$5585 – $6751
In the Deductible co-pay stage, you are responsible for the full cost of your prescriptions. Your Medicare deductible cannot exceed $360 in 2016.
Co-Pay Range
$1396 – $2120
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$2513 – $3038
In the Donut Hole (also called the Coverage Gap) stage, you’ll pay more for your prescriptions. In 2016, the Donut Hole begins once you’ve spent $3,310 in one year.
Co-Pay Range
$15 – $338
In the Post-Donut Hole (also called Catastrophic Coverage) stage, Medicare will cover most of your drug costs. In 2016, this stage begins once you have spent $4,850.
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Ways to Save on Lapatinib

Here are some ways that may lower the cost of your Tykerb prescription.

Manufacturer Assistance Program
Receive your prescription at no charge if you are eligible.
Manufacturer Assistance Program
Call to get more information on how they can financially assist you with your prescription.

Find Your Lapatinib Medicare Co-Pay

Here are average co-pays for some of the most popular Medicare plans. Be sure to add your plan to see your specific co-pay. If a price is shown in red, GoodRx has found discount prices that are lower than your Medicare co-pay.

Average Co-Pay for 30 tablets of Tykerb 250mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareComplete (HMO)Lower price available $1654
AARP MedicareComplete Plan 1 (HMO)Lower price available $1727
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons (HMO)Lower price available $1593
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP)Lower price available $1910
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP)Lower price available $1489
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP)Lower price available $1513
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO)Lower price available $1842
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP)Lower price available $1500
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure-Extra (PDP)Lower price available $1620
EnvisionRxPlus Silver (PDP)Lower price available $1522
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP)Lower price available $1509
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP)Lower price available $1997
Humana Enhanced (PDP)Lower price available $1973
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $1495
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP)Lower price available $1492
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage (HMO)Lower price available $2022
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP)Lower price available $1518
SilverScript Choice (PDP)Lower price available $1989
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP)Lower price available $1484
WellCare Classic (PDP)Lower price available $1519
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Lapatinib Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of Tykerb that may include:

Quantity Limits

Most Medicare plans restrict the amount of this prescription that can be purchased at one time. If you need to purchase a greater amount at one time, it may not be covered. Your options are to wait until that time period has passed before refilling, call your plan and ask for an exception, or consider using a GoodRx discount instead of Medicare to find the best price for this prescription.

Prior Authorization

Most Medicare plans will require you to obtain their authorization before they will provide coverage for this prescription. You’ll need to contact your plan and they may require you to have your doctor fill out paperwork indicating why you need this prescription. If you do not receive authorization or don’t want to go through this process, you may want to consider using a GoodRx discount instead of Medicare to find the best price for this prescription.

What drug tier is Tykerb typically on?

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Tykerb in Tier 5 of their formulary. Tier 5 drugs are usually non-preferred brand-name drugs. Tier 5 drugs cost more than Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4 drugs.

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Medicare prices are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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