Prolensa patient assistance program
Have you been prescribed Prolensa after cataract surgery? Do you need help paying for your medication?
With our help, you could get your Prolensa prescription for a flat fee of $49 per month.* We help you enroll in patient assistance programs for prescription medications, by working directly with your healthcare provider. Prescription Care will handle the full enrollment process for you, helping you to get easy and affordable ongoing access to the medications you need.
Your monthly Prolensa cost savings if eligible
If you are eligible for the Prolensa patient assistance program, you could pay $49 per month to receive your medication with our help.
Am I eligible for the Prolensa patient assistance program?
To be eligible for the Prolensa patient assistance program you must meet eligibility criteria. We review each Prolensa enrollment application individually. The following factors will likely be considered:
How do I apply for the Prolensa patient assistance program?
Applying for the Prolensa patient assistance program is easy with Prescription Care. Start by completing the enrollment application online.
You will need to provide information about any medications you’re taking, including Prolensa. We’ll also ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. This important information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers that supply your medication. If we determine you may be eligible for Prolensa assistance, we’ll handle the full enrollment process on your behalf. Once you are enrolled in the Prolensa patient assistance program, we’ll also request your Prolensa medication refills for up to one year.
Is Prescription Care a Prolensa coupons provider?
Prescription Care is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Prolensa patient assistance program. That means that we are not a Prolensa coupon, a Prolensa discount card, or a Prolensa copay card provider. We don’t offer printable Prolensa manufacturer coupons, Prolensa discounts, rebates, Prolensa savings cards, trial offers, or free Prolensa samples.
If you’re looking for coupons for Prolensa or cheap Prolensa, you will likely save more with Prescription Care. Your total cost for the Prolensa patient assistance program will always be $49 per month.
Can Prescription Care help me get Prolensa if I have insurance?
We may be able to help you if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Prolensa
- Your insurance company won’t pay for your Prolensa prescription
- Your healthcare plan doesn’t cover Prolensa medication
- You don’t have insurance
Begin your enrollment application online with Prescription Care to find out more.
How much is Prolensa with insurance?
The cost of Prolensa with insurance will depend on your insurance plan. To find out what you may need to pay, contact your pharmacist or insurance provider.
How much does Prolensa cost without insurance?
Prolensa prices without insurance will vary by retailer. As a guide, a 3 ml bottle of 0.07% Prolensa solution will cost over $300. With Prescription Care you’ll always pay a flat monthly fee of $49.
What is Prolensa?
Prolensa is a prescription medication given to adults after cataract surgery to help reduce inflammation and pain. You take the medication by dropping it into your eye using the dropper bottle it comes in. Prolensa is typically taken once a day, beginning on the day before your operation, and then continuing for 14 days afterward. Although always make sure you take your Prolensa exactly as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.
Prolensa active ingredients
The active ingredient in Prolensa is called bromfenac. It’s a non-steroidal inflammatory drug (NSAID) that can reduce inflammation and pain in your eyes. Bromfenac works by reducing the production of a natural substance in your body called prostaglandin. Prostaglandins are used by your immune system to trigger inflammation and to transmit pain signals.
When you drop Prolensa into your eyes, the bromfenac contains attaches to enzymes in your eye cells called COX enzymes, stopping them from working. These enzymes are used to produce prostaglandin. By stopping them working, bromfenac causes less prostaglandin to be made, reducing your pain and inflammation.
Prolensa side effects & Prolensa drug interactions
The most common side effects caused by Prolensa include:
- Eye pain
- Blurred vision
- Sensitivity to light (photophobia)
- A feeling that something is in your eye (foreign body sensation)
- Inflammation in your eye just behind your cornea and in front of your lens (anterior chamber inflammation)
In rare instances, Prolensa can cause more serious side effects, like:
- A condition called keratitis where your cornea (the clear dome on the front surface of your eye) becomes inflamed. In severe cases this can damage the cornea and could lead to vision loss
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication that can cause anaphylaxis
- A slower rate of healing of your eyes after your surgery
- Increased bleeding from your eyes after your surgery
Prolensa can also interact with other medications. You should make sure that you tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking, including vitamins, and herbal and dietary supplements, particularly:
- Any other medications you put in your eyes
- Any other non-steroidal inflammatory drugs (NSADs)
- Any medications that increase your risk of bleeding, such as anticoagulants (blood thinners)
Prolensa warnings & precautions
Don’t put Prolensa into your eyes whilst wearing contact lenses. Take your contact lenses out and then wait 10 minutes after you’ve used Prolensa before you put them back in.
Prolensa isn’t suitable for everyone. Don’t take Prolensa if you are under 18 or if you are allergic to the active ingredient bromfenac or any of the other ingredients in the medication.
Talk to your doctor before taking Prolensa if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Prolensa (see the section above)
- Have ever had an allergic reaction to another non-steroidal inflammatory drug (NSAID)
- Have ever had an allergic reaction to a medication containing sulfates
- Have ever had an allergic reaction to a medication containing acetylsalicylic acid or phenylacetic acid derivatives
- Have had more than one cataract surgery in a short period of time
- Have ever had any problems with your cornea, including keratitis
- Have ever had any other eye problems
- Have ever had any problems with bleeding
- Have diabetes
- Have rheumatoid arthritis
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed