Banzel Coupon - Banzel 400mg tablet


Rufinamide (Banzel) is an expensive drug used to control seizures caused by a certain type of epilepsy called Lennox-Gastaut syndrome. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. A generic version of Banzel may become available in 2022. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare anti-epileptics.
Banzel Coupon - Banzel 400mg tablet

Banzel Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Banzel?

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

How much is my Banzel 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
$4254 – $4725
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
$45 – $2342
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$1914 – $2126
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 – $236
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 Banzel

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

Fill a 90-Day Supply to Save
You may be able to lower your total cost by filling a greater quantity at one time.
Lower Cost Alternative
Less expensive drugs that work the same way may be available.
When Will the Generic Be Available?
Some or all forms of Banzel may become available as generic rufinamide after May 2023, depending on FDA approval and patent expiration.

Find Your Banzel 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 120 tablets of Banzel 400mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareComplete (HMO) $1208
AARP MedicareComplete Plan 1 (HMO) $1259
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons (HMO) $1168
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $1798
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $1317
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $1728
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $1337
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure (PDP) $1090
Cigna-HealthSpring Rx Secure-Extra (PDP) $1177
EnvisionRxPlus Silver (PDP) $1770
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $1107
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $2178
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $1440
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $1091
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $1091
Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage (HMO) $45
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $1111
SilverScript Choice (PDP) $1988
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $1095
WellCare Classic (PDP) $1107
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Banzel Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

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

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 Banzel typically on?

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Banzel 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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