Ranexa patient assistance program
Has your doctor prescribed you Ranexa medication for your chest pain? Are you looking for a cost-effective way to access your prescription? You can apply for the Ranexa patient assistance program through Prescription Care. With our help, you may be able to get your Ranexa for a flat fee of $49 per month.*
Prescription Care helps you enroll in patient assistance programs for prescription medications, including Ranexa. We handle the full enrollment process for you, helping you to get simple, affordable and ongoing access to your essential medication.
Your monthly Ranexa cost savings if eligible
Through the Ranexa patient assistance program you could make the following savings every month on the cost of your medication:
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Am I eligible for the Ranexa patient assistance program?
To be successfully enrolled in the patient assistance program, you will need to meet the eligibility criteria for Ranexa assistance. Each program will require specific criteria, 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 Ranexa patient assistance program?
Prescription Care makes it as easy as possible to apply for the Ranexa patient assistance program. All you need to do is fill in our online enrollment application. This can be completed quickly and easily on our website. To fully complete your enrollment application, you will need to tell us about any medications you’re taking, including Ranexa. We’ll also ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income.
Prescription Care will handle the full enrollment process for you once we determine that you may be eligible for Ranexa assistance. Once you are enrolled in the Ranexa patient assistance program, we’ll also request your medication refills on your behalf for up to one year.
Is Prescription Care a Ranexa coupons provider?
Prescription Care is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Ranexa patient assistance program. This means that we are not a Ranexa coupon, a Ranexa discount card, or a Ranexa copay card provider. Our service also does not extend to the provision of other forms of ‘cheap’ Ranexa, such as printable Ranexa manufacturer coupons, Ranexa discounts, rebates, Ranexa savings cards, trial offers, or free Ranexa samples. What we do offer is a cost-effective and ongoing solution to secure your essential medication.
Can Prescription Care help me get Ranexa if I have insurance?
At Prescription Care we review each enrollment application individually in line with the information provided. We may be able to assist across a range of personal circumstances when you have insurance. These include if:
- You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Ranexa
- Your insurance company won’t pay for your Ranexa prescription
Prescription Care may even be able to assist you if you don’t have insurance. You can apply online to find out more.
How much is Ranexa with insurance?
The cost of Ranexa will depend on your healthcare plan. To understand what you may need to pay for Ranexa medication with insurance, your pharmacist or insurance provider will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
How much does Ranexa cost without insurance?
Ranexa prices without insurance will vary depending on the strength of the tablets you buy (500 mg or 1,000 mg) and where you buy them from. As a guide, a pack of 60, 500 mg Ranexa tablets will cost between $460 and $590.
What is Ranexa?
Ranexa is a medication prescribed to adults to treat long-lasting heart-related chest pain (chronic angina pectoris). It’s often used alongside other medications for angina pectoris and for other heart conditions. Ranexa is a prescription medication you take as a tablet that must be swallowed. It improves the flow of blood to your heart and reduces how much oxygen it uses, providing relief from your angina symptoms.
The pain caused by angina can be severe and distressing, particularly if it comes on suddenly. It can lead to serious complications if left untreated too, like an abnormal heart rhythm and heart attacks. Your angina can however be treated with medications, like Ranexa.
Ranexa active ingredients
The active ingredient in Ranexa is called ranolazine. When you take Ranexa, ranolazine is absorbed into your heart muscle cells. It then reduces how much sodium ions and calcium ions are absorbed into the muscle cells.
These two substances make your heart muscle contract. Reducing their levels makes the muscle relax and improves the flow of blood to your heart. It also reduces how much oxygen your heart muscle needs.
Ranexa side effects & Ranexa drug interactions
When you take Ranexa you may experience side effects. The most common include:
- Nausea (feeling sick)
- Vomiting (being sick)
- Feeling weak
Sometimes, Ranexa can cause more serious side effects. These are rarer but can include:
- QT prolongation – changes in the electrical activity of your heart that cause it to take longer to recharge between beats. QT prolongation can lead to a range of other heart problems
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication that can cause swelling of your face, mouth, and throat, and breathing problems
- Kidney failure in people who already have severe kidney problems
Ranexa can interact with other medications, changing how it and the other medications work, even making some side effects more likely. These include:
- Any other medications taken to treat a heart condition
- Any medications taken to treat cholesterol
- Any medications taken to treat diabetes
- Any antibiotics taken to treat bacterial infections
- Any medications taken to treat fungal infections
- Any medications taken to treat mental health conditions
- Any medications taken to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatments
- Any medications taken to help with organ transplants
You should not take any of the following with Ranexa:
- The antifungal medications ketoconazole (Nizoral) or itraconazole (Sporanox and Onmel)
- An antibiotic called clarithromycin (Biaxin)
- The following antibiotics used to treat tuberculosis (TB) – rifampin (Rifadin), rifabutin (Mycobutin), or rifapentine (Priftin)
- An antidepressant called nefazodone (Serzone, Dutonin, or Nefadar)
- The following medications used to treat HIV/AIDS – nelfinavir (Viracept), ritonavir (Norvir), lopinavir and ritonavir combined (Kaletra), indinavir (Crixivan), or saquinavir (Invirase)
- The following medications used to treat seizures – phenobarbital (Luminal), phenytoin (Phenytek, Dilantin, or Dilantin125), or carbamazepine (Tegretol)
- An herbal supplement called St John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
Ranexa warnings & precautions
Don’t eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice when taking Ranexa, as they can increase the amount of active ingredients in your blood.
Ranexa can cause dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting which can affect your ability to drive, use machinery, or perform other dangerous tasks. You should avoid doing so until you’re confident Ranexa doesn’t give you these side effects.
Don’t take Ranexa if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient ranolazine, or any of the other ingredients in Ranexa
- Have any scarring of your liver (cirrhosis)
Talk to your doctor before taking Ranexa if you:
- Are taking any of the medications listed above that could interact with Ranexa
- You have a history of QT prolongation or have a history of QT prolongation in your family
- Have any liver problems
- Have any kidney problems
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed