Glyxambi patient assistance program
Have you been prescribed Glyxambi and are unable to afford your medication? At Prescription Care you may be able to get your Glyxambi prescription for $49 per month*.
We work directly with your healthcare provider to help you enroll in patient assistance programs for prescription medications. The entire application process is handled by us, helping you to get the medications you need at an affordable price, without any hassle and stress.
Your monthly Glyxambi cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Glyxambi patient assistance program you could get your prescription for a flat fee of just $49 per month*. This is the only fee you will pay, regardless of the retail price of the medication. If eligible for assistance, you could save:
at US Pharmacy
at Prescription Care
with Prescription Care
at US Pharmacy
at Prescription Care
with Prescription Care
Am I eligible for the Glyxambi patient assistance program?
Each program will define the specific eligibility criteria for patient assistance. We review each Glyxambi assistance program application individually, although the main factors considered by most programs are:
- 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 Glyxambi patient assistance program?
Our process is simple and straightforward to help you apply for the Glyxambi patient assistance program. Start the process by filling in our enrollment application and tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Glyxambi. You will need to provide us with key information required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers that ship your medication. This includes full details of your household income, insurance, and information about your healthcare provider.
Having reviewed your online enrollment form, if we determine that you’ll be eligible for Glyxambi assistance, we’ll handle the full application process for you. Once you are enrolled in the program, we will also request your Glyxambi medication refills on your behalf for up to one year.
Is Prescription Care a Glyxambi coupons provider?
No, we are not a Glyxambi coupons provider. Prescription Care is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Glyxambi patient assistance program. Our service does not include Glyxambi manufacturer coupons, Glyxambi discounts, rebates, Glyxambi savings cards, trial offers, or free Glyxambi samples.
If you’re looking for coupons for Glyxambi or cheap Glyxambi, you will likely save more with Prescription Care. When obtaining Glyxambi through Prescription Care, your total cost for the medication will always be $49 per month.
Can Prescription Care help me get Glyxambi if I have insurance?
At Prescription Care, we review each patient assistance program application individually. The application criteria also may vary by program. That means that you may be eligible in a variety of circumstances including if your insurance company won’t pay for your Glyxambi medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. You may even be eligible if you don’t have insurance.
How much is Glyxambi with insurance?
The cost of Glyxambi will vary in accordance with the details of your healthcare plan. Remember, with Prescription Care you’ll always pay a flat monthly fee of $49.
How much does Glyxambi cost without insurance?
Glyxambi prices without insurance will vary depending on the quantity you buy and where you buy it from. As a guide, 30 tablets of 25-5 mg Glyxambi can cost around $700.
What is Glyxambi?
Glyxambi is a medication used to reduce high blood sugar levels if you have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a condition where you have high blood sugar levels most of the time. Glyxambi encourages your pancreas to produce insulin for longer, helping you absorb more sugar from your blood. It also causes you to lose more sugar when you urinate. These two effects can help you maintain lower blood sugar levels. Glyxambi is swallowed as a pill, usually once a day.
Sugar is released into your blood when you eat and digest food. The sugar is transported around your body and used by your cells. A hormone called insulin helps your cells absorb the sugar from your blood. But if you have type 2 diabetes, you may not produce enough insulin, you may become resistant to insulin, or both. This limits the amount of sugar your cells can absorb and causes your blood sugar to be too high.
Having high blood sugar levels can make you feel hungry and thirsty, can make you urinate more often, lose weight, feel tired, and can give you sores that don’t heal. Over time it can cause more serious health problems, including nerve damage, heart disease, strokes, kidney failure, blindness, and poor blood flow that can lead to amputations.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, making up around 90% of cases of diabetes. It’s brought on most often by obesity and a lack of exercise. It can be treated by taking exercise, changing your diet, losing weight, and by taking a medication that can help lower your blood sugar like Glyxambi.
Glyxambi active ingredients
Glyxambi contains two active ingredients, empagliflozin and linagliptin. They help to lower your blood sugar in different ways. The dual action of these ingredients means you absorb more sugar from your blood and lose more when you urinate.
Empagliflozin increases the amount of sugar in your urine. An enzyme called SGLT2 reabsorbs sugar from your urine to allow your body to use as much of the sugar you eat as possible. But empagliflozin blocks the SGLT2 enzyme. This limits the amount of sugar you absorb from your urine and means you lose more when you urinate.
Linagliptin increases the amount of insulin you produce after you’ve eaten. When you digest food, you release digestive hormones that make your pancreas secrete insulin. As you continue to digest your food, these digestive hormones are broken down by an enzyme called DPP-4 to allow your levels of insulin to fall again. Linagliptin stops this from happening. It blocks the DPP-4 enzyme breaking down these digestive hormones, keeping them active for longer, making you produce more insulin.
Glyxambi side effects & Glyxambi drug interactions
The most common side effects caused by Glyxambi include:
- A cough
- An inflamed nose or throat (nasopharyngitis)
- Upper respiratory tract infections
- A skin rash
- Increased thirst
- Genital yeast infections
- Passing more urine than usual
- An increase in the blood enzyme amylase
- An increase in the pancreas enzyme lipase
In rare instances, Glyxambi can cause more serious side effects, including:
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication
- Heart failure
- Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
- Kidney problems
- Serious urinary tract infections
- Hypoglycemia – having too low blood sugar
- Increased cholesterol
- Serious skin reactions that can cause blistering and shedding of skin
- Necrotizing fasciitis – a rare but serious bacterial infection of the tissue under the skin
- Severe joint pain (arthralgia)
Glyxambi can interact with other medications. When this happens it can change how Glyxambi and the other medications work and can make some side effects more likely. Tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking, particularly:
- Insulin, or any other medications that can lower your blood sugar
- Any diuretics (water pills)
- Rifampin, an antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis
It is also worth letting them know about any vitamins and dietary supplements you are taking.
Glyxambi warnings & precautions
Glyxambi isn’t suitable for everyone. Don’t take Glyxambi if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredients empagliflozin or linagliptin
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Glyxambi (you can find these listed in the leaflet which comes with the medication)
- Have type 1 diabetes (Glyxambi is for type 2 diabetes)
- Have severe kidney problems or are on dialysis
- Are under 18 years of age
Talk to your physician before taking Glyxambi if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Glyxambi (listed in the section above)
- Have kidney problems
- Have liver problems
- Have or have ever had any problems with your pancreas
- Have a history of genital yeast infections
- Have a history of urinary tract infections or problems with urination
- Are due to have surgery
- Are eating less due to illness, surgery, or a change in your diet
- Often drink alcohol or binge drink alcohol
- Are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Are over 75 years of age