Many manufacturers offer programs that will reduce your out-of-pocket costs for this prescription. These programs are free but may have some rules or restrictions, so you’ll want to review carefully. When you’re ready to use this coupon, simply present the coupon to your pharmacist with a valid prescription for your medication.
|Program Name:||EpiPen $0 Co-Pay Card|
|How do I get the discount?||Register online to download and print a card.|
|How much can I save?||Your co-pay can be reduced to as little as $0 per fill, with a maximum savings of $300 per 2-Pak.|
|Do I need insurance?||Yes. The program is for commercially insured patients only.|
|Number of uses:||Unlimited.|
|Other notes:||There is a limit of three 2-Paks per prescription.|
Many programs are available from federal and state governments, non-profits, manufacturers, and other organizations to help you get the drugs you need at a reduced cost. Eligibility is often based on income, insurance or Medicare status, and other factors. You’ll need to apply through each program, either online, over the phone, or with your doctor's help. The following program is offered by the manufacturer of this drug.
|Program Name:||Mylan Patient Assistance Program|
|How do I apply?||Go to the program website and find out if you are eligible for the program. Call the number provided for more information.|
|What are the benefits?||Contact the program to see how they can financially help you out.|
|What are the restrictions?||Most people without insurance and with limited incomes will qualify. You will need a valid prescription and proof of household income.|
|Keep in mind||N/A|
There may be other prescriptions in the same class (that work in the same way) that could treat your condition just as well at a much lower cost.
If you're taking an expensive brand-name-only drug, it may be worth asking your doctor if there are any other less expensive, generic, or over-the-counter options that might work for you.
It is possible that Epipen may become available as generic epinephrine Fall 2016. Generics are typically much cheaper than the branded version of a drug.
This is the earliest possible generic release date based on patent expiration at this time. It is possible that epinephrine could become available sooner or later, depending on FDA approval, other patents, and whether any manufacturers decide to make a generic version of Epipen.