Evista patient assistance program
Are you struggling to afford the cost of your Evista medication? Do you need assistance accessing your medication at an affordable price?
Prescription Care may be able to help you get access to affordable medication without the hassle and stress. We work directly with your healthcare provider to help you enroll in assistance programs. All stages of the application process are handled by us on your behalf. With our help, you may be able to get your Evista for a flat fee of just $49 per month.*
Your monthly Evista cost savings if eligible
Individuals that are eligible for patient assistance programs could get their prescriptions for just $49 per month. If your application is successful, you could save:
at US Pharmacy
at Prescription Care
with Prescription Care
Am I eligible for the Evista patient assistance program?
We always review each Evista assistance program application individually. At this stage it’s important to understand the main factors that are considered by most programs.
- 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 Evista patient assistance program?
We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Evista patient assistance program. Our simple enrollment application asks for some essential information that you’ll need to provide. This includes full details of all medication you are taking, including Evista. The pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication also need to know about your healthcare provider, insurance coverage, and your household income. You must provide this information as part of our online enrollment form.
We handle the full application process on your behalf if we determine that you may be eligible for assistance. Prescription Care will help to enroll you in the Evista patient assistance program and will also request your Evista medication refills on your behalf for up to a full year.
Is Prescription Care an Evista coupons provider?
Prescription Care is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Evista patient assistance program. Our service does not include printable Evista manufacturer coupons, Evista discount cards, Evista savings cards, free Evista samples, or trail offers for Evista.
Can Prescription Care help me get Evista if I have insurance?
We may be able to help in a range of scenarios. We could assist even if you don’t have insurance, if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility, or if your insurer won’t pay for your medication.
How much is Evista with insurance?
The terms of your healthcare plan will impact the cost of Evista. To understand exactly what you’ll need to pay, contact your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
How much does Evista cost without insurance?
Evista prices without insurance depend on the size of the pack you buy (30 tablets or 100) and where you buy it from. As a guide, a pack of 30, 60 mg tablets will cost around $240.
What is Evista?
Evista is a prescription medication given to women after they’ve been through the menopause. It is taken orally as a tablet. Evista is prescribed to:
- Treat osteoporosis
- Lower the risk of invasive breast cancer, if you are at risk of developing it
Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens your bones. You either don’t have enough bone mass, or you lose too much bone mass. Your bones become more fragile and easier to break.
Post-menopausal women are at a higher risk of developing osteoporosis. Your bones are living organs, and your body continually replaces old bone tissue with new. Estrogen is used to create new bone tissue, but estrogen levels often drop after the menopause. This means as old bone is broken down, less new bone is made to replace it.
Evista helps to treat osteoporosis as it mimics some of the effects of estrogen. It’s not a hormone, like estrogen, but it has a similar effect on your body, including helping you produce new bone tissue. Evista can reduce the risk of bone breaks and can prevent osteoporosis.
As you age, your risk of developing certain cancers increases. The risk of developing breast cancer also increases if you go through the menopause after you’re 55 years old. Your physician can assess your risk of developing breast cancer based on factors like your age and your family history. They may decide you’re at risk and prescribe Evista.
Research has shown that Evista can reduce the chance of post-menopausal women developing invasive breast cancers. These are breast cancers that start in the glands or ducts and then move into other breast tissue.
Evista active ingredients
Evista’s active ingredient is called raloxifene. Raloxifene is not a hormone, but it works in a similar way on your body as the hormone estrogen. It attaches itself to areas on your cells called estrogen receptors that estrogen normally attaches to. This causes raloxifene to have a similar effect on your cells that estrogen does.
Evista side effects & Evista drug interactions
Common side effects caused by Evista affect around 1 in 10 people who take it. They include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, an upset stomach, flu-like symptoms, hot flushes, and an increase in blood pressure.
More serious Evista side effects can happen, but this is much rarer. These can include allergic reactions to the medication, an increased risk of strokes, and blood clots forming in veins and arteries including in your lungs. Your physician will assess your risk of side effects versus the benefits of taking Evista. Talk to them if you’re concerned about side effects.
Some medications can interact with each other impacting how they work and making certain side effects more likely. Medicines that may interact with Evista include:
- Other highly protein-bound drugs, like diazepam, diazoxide, and lidocaine
- Any other oral estrogen therapies
Evista warnings & precautions
Don’t take Evista if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient raloxifene
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Evista (check the leaflet which comes with the medication)
- Have been or are currently being treated for blood clots in your legs (deep vein thrombosis), lungs (pulmonary embolism), or in your eyes (retinal vein thrombosis)
- Have liver disease
- Have severe kidney problems
- Have any unexplained vaginal bleeding
- Have active uterine cancer
- Are not a post-menopausal woman
Talk to your physician before taking Evista if you:
- Have breast cancer
- Are receiving another oral estrogen therapy
- Have had a stroke or have been told you’re at risk of one
- Have had a heart attack or have been told you’re at risk of one
- Are, or will be, immobilized for some time, such as being in a wheelchair or having to stay in bed while recovering from an operation or illness. Immobility can increase your risk of blood clots
- Are lactose intolerant