Lyrica (pregabalin) is used to control seizures and treat nerve pain from diabetes, shingles, spinal cord injury, and fibromyalgia. It is slightly more popular than other anti-epileptics. There are currently no generic alternatives to Lyrica.
GoodRx has partnered with InsideRx and Pfizer to reduce the price for this prescription. Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your cost. Lyrica is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.
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:||Lyrica Co-Pay Card|
|How do I get the discount?||Download and print from the program website.|
|How much can I save?||You can save up to $140 per month, after a $25 out-of-pocket expense.|
|Do I need insurance?||No. However, you will pay more without commercial insurance.|
|Number of uses:||Up to 12 uses.|
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:||Pfizer RxPathways|
|How do I apply?||Go to the program website and follow the instructions on the page based on your medication. Complete the appropriate application and submit it by mail or fax.|
|What are the benefits?||You can receive your medication at no cost.|
|What are the restrictions?||Most people without insurance and with limited incomes will qualify.|
|Keep in mind||Insured and Medicare Part D patients may still be eligible for the program under certain eligibility criteria. Contact the program to find out more.|
You may find that filling a 90-day supply will reduce your total cost for this prescription. As an added bonus, you'll make fewer trips to the pharmacy, saving you time and money.
If you have insurance or Medicare, you may find that you receive lower prices if you fill your prescriptions through your plan’s mail order pharmacy. Many insurance plans (and most Medicare plans) are now offering similar rates at a select group of “preferred” retail pharmacies. Some plans may require that you fill through a mail order pharmacy for fills of more than a 30-day supply.
To switch to 90-day fills, note that you'll need a new prescription from your doctor; a 30-day quantity prescription will not allow 90-day fills.
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 Lyrica may become available as generic pregabalin after June 2019. 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 pregabalin could become available sooner or later, depending on FDA approval, other patents, and whether any manufacturers decide to make a generic version of Lyrica.