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:||Openings Patient Support Program|
|How do I get the discount?||Register online to download and print a card.|
|How much can I save?||Your out-of-pocket cost can be reduced to as little as $30 per month (maximum savings $105), or $60 per 90-day supply (maximum savings $315).|
|Do I need insurance?||No. However, you will pay more without commercial insurance.|
|Number of uses:||No restriction.|
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:||Alcon Cares|
|How do I apply?||Go to the program website and fill out an application under Alcon Cares, Inc. Application for Individuals. You must show proof of income, and have a doctor’s signed approval for the prescription.|
|What are the benefits?||You can receive up to 12 months of medication at no cost to you if you are approved.|
|What are the restrictions?||You will need a valid prescription, proof of gross monthly househould income, and asset valuation (Medicare patients only).|
|Keep in mind||Only up to a six-month supply is shipped. Patients must coordinate with their healthcare provider in order to receive the second-six month supply.|
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 Travatan Z may become available as generic travoprost after June 2015. 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 travoprost could become available sooner or later, depending on FDA approval, other patents, and whether any manufacturers decide to make a generic version of Travatan Z.