Apidra patient assistance program
Are you struggling to afford your Apidra medication? Try Prescription Care. With our help, you may be able to get your Apidra for a flat fee of just $49 per month.*
We work directly with healthcare providers to assist eligible individuals to enroll in assistance programs. We’ll handle the full application process for you, helping you get access to the medication you need at an affordable price without the stress.
Your monthly Apidra cost savings if eligible
You could get your Apidra prescription for just $49 a month. You will only ever pay this monthly fee, regardless of the retail price of your medication. Through the patient assistance program, you could save:
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Am I eligible for the Apidra patient assistance program?
We will review your application on an individual basis to understand whether you meet the eligibility criteria for the Apidra patient assistance program.
- US residency
- Combined household income
- Insurance status
Up to $36,000
Up to $50,000
Up to $100,000
How do I apply for the Apidra patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Apidra patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Apidra. Important information at this stage also includes details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. It is essential to provide this information as it’s required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.
If we determine that you may be eligible for Apidra assistance, we’ll handle the application process on your behalf. Our service continues once you’re enrolled in the Apidra patient assistance program, and we’ll also request your Apidra medication refills on your behalf for up to 1 year.
Is Prescription Care an Apidra coupons provider?
We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Apidra patient assistance program. That means that we don’t offer other options to secure cheap Apidra, such as printable Apidra manufacturer coupons, Apidra discounts, or free Apidra samples. Remember we are not an Apidra coupon provider or Apidra discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.
Can Prescription Care help me get Apidra if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company won’t pay for your Apidra medication if you don’t have insurance or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility.
How much is Apidra with insurance?
The cost you’ll usually pay for Apidra will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. For further details, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
How much does Apidra cost without insurance?
Apidra prices without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, a
single prefilled injectable pen with 100 ml of Apidra solution usually costs over $300. You may need to use more than one injectable pen per month. With Prescription Care you’ll always pay a flat monthly fee of $49.
What is Apidra?
Apidra is a type of insulin. It’s taken to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. You usually inject it under your skin using a prefilled injectable pen just before or just after you eat. Apidra then helps your cells absorb more sugar from your blood. Apidra can also be taken using an insulin pump or can be injected into a vein (intravenously) by a health professional.
Diabetes is a condition that can cause your blood sugar level to be too high. When you digest food, sugar is released into your blood so it can be transported around your body. A hormone called insulin then helps the cells that need sugar to absorb it from your blood.
If you have diabetes, your body may not produce enough insulin or may become resistant to it. This means your cells absorb less sugar from your blood and your blood sugar level stays too high. Over time, high blood sugar levels can cause a range of health problems, like nerve damage, heart disease, strokes, and kidney failure.
Apidra active ingredients
The active ingredient in Apidra is called insulin glulisine. Insulin glulisine is similar to the insulin your body naturally produces, and it works in the same way. A few molecular changes have been made to it however that makes it faster-acting than natural insulin. This means it gets to work quickly after it’s injected.
Apidra side effects & Apidra drug interactions
There are some common Apidra side effects. These tend to affect around 1 in 10 people who take it. In most instances they will be mild to moderate and are caused by reactions at the site of injection, like reddening, inflammation, itching, hives, and pain on injection.
In rarer cases, Apidra side effects can be more serious. These can include allergic reactions to the medication and hypoglycemia. This is a condition where your blood sugar falls too low and you don’t have enough in your blood.
Medicines that can lower or raise your blood pressure can interact with Apidra. This means they can change the way it works and impact the dose you need to take. These can include:
- All other medications taken to treat diabetes
- Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
- Atypical antipsychotic medicines, like olanzapine and clozapine
- Estrogens and progestogens
- Lithium salts
- Monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors
- Pentoxifylline, propoxyphene, and salicylates pain killers
- Phenothiazine derivatives
- Protease inhibitors
- Sulfonamide antibiotics
- Sympathomimetic medicines
- Thyroid hormones
Make sure you tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking. This includes those mentioned above and any vitamins or dietary supplements. If you’re unsure, take the packaging of all your medications and supplements with you when you see your physician.
Apidra warnings & precautions
Don’t take Apidra if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient insulin glulisine
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Apidra (listed in the leaflet which comes with the medication)
- Your blood sugar is too low (hypoglycemia)
- You are under six years of age
Talk to your physician before taking Apidra if you:
- Have any kidney or liver problems
- Are ill or have a major injury (your blood sugar may change)
- Are about to travel – you may need additional insulin, changes in time zones can change when you eat and administer Apidra, and you may be exposed to health risks
- Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed