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Tivicay patient assistance program

Have you been prescribed Tivicay to treat HIV? Do you need assistance to afford your medication? We may be able to help by enrolling you in the Tivicay patient assistance program. With our assistance, you may be able to get your Tivicay for $49 per month.*

Prescription Care works alongside your healthcare provider to help you enroll in patient assistance programs for prescription medications. We even handle the full enrollment process for you, helping you get easy and affordable access to the ongoing medications you need.

Your monthly Tivicay cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible to receive your Tivicay through the patient assistance program, you could make the following savings every month:

$1,839.00
Average 30-day price
at US Pharmacy
$49.00
Your 30-day price
at Prescription Care
$1,790.00
Your 30-day savings
with Prescription Care
$379.00
Average 30-day price
at US Pharmacy
$49.00
Your 30-day price
at Prescription Care
$330.00
Your 30-day savings
with Prescription Care
$939.00
Average 30-day price
at US Pharmacy
$49.00
Your 30-day price
at Prescription Care
$890.00
Your 30-day savings
with Prescription Care

Am I eligible for the Tivicay patient assistance program?

At Prescription Care, we will review your Tivicay patient assistance program enrollment application individually. Please note that the main factors considered by most programs are:

  • US residency
  • Combined household income
  • Insurance status
General income criteria
  • Up to $36,000
  • Up to $50,000
  • Up to $100,000

How do I apply for the Tivicay patient assistance program? 

Applying to enroll in the Tivicay patient assistance program with Prescription Care is simple and straightforward. We do everything we can to make the process as easy as possible. You will find our enrollment application form on our website. In order to fully complete it and to be eligible for Tivicay assistance, you will need to detail all medications you’re taking, including Tivicay. Details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income, must also be provided. As this information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who supply your medication, it must be accurate and up-to-date. 

Once Prescription Care determines that you may be eligible for Tivicay assistance, we’ll handle the full enrollment process for you, and will also request your Tivicay medication refills on your behalf for up to a year, once you are in the program. 

Is Prescription Care a Tivicay coupons provider?

Prescription Care is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Tivicay patient assistance program. We are not a Tivicay coupon, a Tivicay discount card, or a Tivicay copay card provider. We don’t offer printable Tivicay manufacturer coupons, Tivicay discounts, rebates, Tivicay savings cards, trial offers, or free Tivicay samples.

Can Prescription Care help me get Tivicay if I have insurance? 

It is important to note that we review each enrollment application individually, which means you could be eligible for Tivicay assistance in a range of personal scenarios.  We, therefore, may be able to help you if:

  • You have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility for Tivicay
  • Your insurance company won’t pay for your Tivicay prescription
  • You don’t have insurance

Complete your enrollment application online to find out more.

How much is Tivicay with insurance?

The cost you will need to pay for Tivicay with insurance will depend on the terms of your healthcare plan. Contact your pharmacist or insurance provider to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

How much does Tivicay cost without insurance?

Tivicay prices without insurance will vary depending on the dose you buy (10 mg, 25 mg, or 50 mg) and where you buy it from. A pack of 30, 50 mg Tivicay tablets can cost over $3,800. Please note this is just a guide price. 

What is Tivicay?

Tivicay is a prescription medicine used to treat a Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) infection. Tivicay is prescribed to adults and to children over six years old who weigh at least 66 pounds (30kg). It’s usually taken along with another medication called rilpivirine as a complete regimen to treat an HIV-1 infection. It can be used as a first treatment, or it can replace another HIV-1 treatment that hasn’t been effective enough.

Tivicay won’t remove the virus entirely from your cells, but it can reduce how much virus you have in your body (your viral load). This can limit the damage to your immune system the virus causes and can better help your immune system fight other infections and some types of cancer. You take Tivicay as a tablet you swallow, usually once a day.

Tivicay active ingredients

The active ingredient in Tivicay is called dolutegravir. It’s an antiretroviral drug that reduces the amount of HIV virus in your body.

The HIV-1 virus invades your T-cells, then inserts itself into the DNA inside the cells. It does this to take advantage of your natural DNA copying process to make copies of itself. As more copies of the virus are made, eventually the T-cell dies, and the copies spread to other T-cells, continuing the cycle. Tivicay stop this from happening:

When you take Tivicay, dolutegravir passes into your infected cells. It blocks the HIV-1 virus from copying itself inside your DNA. This prevents the virus from multiplying, limiting the amount of virus you have in your body.

Tivicay side effects & Tivicay drug interactions

As with all medications, Tivicay can cause side effects. Not everyone will experience side effects or get the same as other people. When side effects do occur, the most common are:

  • Headaches
  • Diarrhea
  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Tiredness
  • Problems sleeping (insomnia)

In rare instances, Tivicay can cause more serious side effects, including:

  • Severe allergic reactions to the medication that can cause skin reactions, swelling in your face and mouth, and breathing problems
  • Immune Reconstitution Syndrome – changes in your immune system, including a strengthening of your immune system
  • New or worsening liver problems, including liver failure, in people who have a hepatitis B or C infection

When taken alongside certain other medications, Tivicay can interact with these medications. Tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking, including vitamins and dietary supplements, particularly:

  • Any other medicines taken to treat HIV, particularly etravirine, efavirenz, nevirapine, fosamprenavir and ritonavir combined, or tipranavir and ritonavir combined
  • Medications that contain rifampin, taken to treat tuberculosis (TB)
  • Any antacid medicines taken to treat indigestion and heartburn
  • Any anti-seizure medications, including phenytoin and phenobarbital
  • Metformin, taken to treat diabetes
  • Oxcarbazepine and carbamazepine, taken to treat epilepsy or bipolar disorder
  • Calcium supplements
  • Iron supplements
  • An herbal supplement called St. John’s wort

You should not take Tivicay with a heart medication called dofetilide, taken to treat an irregular heartbeat. 

Tivicay warnings & precautions

Tivicay can harm your unborn baby. If you’re a woman who can become pregnant, you should have a pregnancy test before taking Tivicay. Effective birth control must also be used. If you become pregnant whilst taking the medication, or think you’re pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.

Tivicay can cause dizziness and make you feel less alert, which can affect your ability to drive, use machinery, or perform other dangerous tasks. You should avoid doing so until you’re confident Tivicay doesn’t give you these side effects.

Tivicay should not be given to children younger than six years of age and/or who weigh less than 66 pounds (30kg). You should not take Tivicay if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient dolutegravir
  • Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Tivicay
  • Are taking a heart medication called dofetilide
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed

Talk to your doctor before taking Tivicay if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Tivicay 
  • Have a hepatitis B or C infection
  • Have any other liver problems

*Qualifying persons may obtain medications directly from patient assistance programs without any out-of-pocket cost (or for less than $49 per medication). However, our monthly flat rate of just $49 per medication spares you the hassle of tracking down the different programs and filling out all the required paperwork for each program.

Enrollees enjoy a full-service solution, as Prescription Care assists them and their physicians with the entire process. We prepare all required documents for the physician to sign, help enrollees manage all prescription refills, monitor eligibility criteria, and maintain enrollment.

**If you do not receive medications because you were determined to be ineligible for the prescription assistance by the applicable pharmaceutical companies and you have a letter of denial, we will refund any fees you paid toward medications for which you did not qualify to receive prescription assistance (Refund).

To receive a Refund, you must send the letter of denial to us by fax to 866-262-2603, or by e-mail to [email protected] within 30 days of your receipt of such letter. The Refund is your sole and exclusive remedy for any fees you may wish to dispute.


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