Vemlidy patient assistance program
Do you need help paying for Vemlidy medication? Prescription Care can help you access your medication for an affordable price.
We work with your healthcare provider to help you enroll in patient assistance programs. This means that with our help, you may be able to get your Vemlidy for just $49 per month*. Our process is simple and straightforward. We make things as easy and stress-free as possible for you by handling the full application process on your behalf.
Your monthly Vemlidy cost savings if eligible
You could get your Vemlidy prescription for a flat fee of just $49 per month if we determine that you are eligible for the patient assistance program. This fee covers the full cost of your Vemlidy medicine, regardless of the retail price, helping you to save:
at US Pharmacy
at Prescription Care
with Prescription Care
Am I eligible for the Vemlidy patient assistance program?
Through the patient assistance program, you could receive your Vemlidy prescription without paying the full retail price. This will only be the case if you are eligible for the program and we are able to successfully enroll you. We review each Vemlidy 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 Vemlidy patient assistance program?
Our process is simple and stress-free, as we do everything to make it as easy as possible to apply for the Vemlidy patient assistance program. The first stage is to complete your enrollment application online.
At this point, you will need to provide full details about any medications you’re taking, including Vemlidy. We’ll also ask for details about your healthcare provider, your insurance plan, and your household income. You will need to give accurate information as this is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.
Once Prescription Care determines that you may be eligible for Vemlidy assistance, we’ll handle the full application process for you and will enroll you in the Vemlidy patient assistance program. We’ll also request your Vemlidy medication refills on your behalf for up to 12 months.
Is Prescription Care a Vemlidy coupons provider?
Prescription Care is not a Vemlidy coupon, a Vemlidy discount card, or a Vemlidy copay card. Prescription Care is a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Vemlidy patient assistance program. Our service does not extend to offering printable Vemlidy manufacturer coupons, Vemlidy discounts, rebates, Vemlidy savings cards, trial offers, or free Vemlidy samples.
If you’re looking for coupons for Vemlidy or cheap Vemlidy, applying for the patient assistance program with Prescription Care will likely save you more money. Your total cost for the medication will always be $49 per month.
Can Prescription Care help me get Vemlidy if I have insurance?
If your insurance company won’t pay for your Vemlidy medication, or you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility, we may be able to help. You can apply online to find out more. We may even be able to assist if you don’t have insurance or your Medicare plan doesn’t cover Vemlidy.
How much is Vemlidy with insurance?
The terms of your healthcare plan will determine the cost of Vemlidy with insurance. To find out exactly how much you would need to pay for Vemlidy, contact your insurance provider or pharmacist to calculate your copay with your current insurance.
How much does Vemlidy cost without insurance?
Vemlidy prices without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, a pack of 30, 25 mg Vemlidy pills will cost around $1600. With Prescription Care you’ll always pay a flat monthly fee of $49.
What is Vemlidy?
Vemlidy is a medicine prescribed to treat chronic (long-lasting) hepatitis B infection in adults who have some liver damage. It helps by stopping the virus from multiplying and spreading through your liver cells. This can lower the amount of virus in your body and can improve the condition of your liver. You take Vemlidy as a tablet that you swallow. You usually take it once a day with food.
Hepatitis B is an infection of your liver caused by the hepatitis B virus. You catch the virus from an infected person’s body fluids, most often from sharing intravenous needles or through sex. When you first get the infection (the acute phase), you can feel symptoms like abdominal pain, fever, nausea and vomiting, tiredness, a yellow tinge to your skin, and dark urine. It can take some time for you to feel any symptoms, sometimes 30 to 180 days after you’re infected. Some people may feel no symptoms at all.
Most people recover from the initial infection and clear the virus from their bodies. But around 10% of people don’t clear the virus and develop a long-term infection (chronic phase). If you have a chronic hepatitis B infection, you likely won’t feel any symptoms, but the virus can damage your liver over time. This damage can lead to compensated liver disease, where your liver becomes scarred, but still retains some to most of its function. If the liver damage progresses, it can result in cirrhosis (damage that leads to liver failure) and can cause liver cancer.
Vemlidy active ingredients
The active ingredient in Vemlidy is called tenofovir alafenamide. It’s an antiviral that stops viruses from multiplying in your body.
The hepatitis B virus copies itself and spreads through the cells of your liver. If it copies itself faster than your immune system can kill it, the virus persists and spreads, and can damage your liver. Vemlidy helps with this by preventing the virus from copying itself. The active ingredient tenofovir alafenamide interrupts a key stage of the replication process where the virus copies its genetic code inside your cells. This stops the virus from spreading and can improve your liver function.
Vemlidy side effects & Vemlidy drug interactions
The most common side effects caused by Vemlidy include:
- A cough
- Stomach pain
- Back pain
In rare instances, Vemlidy can cause more serious side effects, including:
- Severe allergic reactions to the medication
- A potentially life-threatening condition called lactic acidosis caused by a build-up of lactic acid in your blood
- Severe liver problems that can be fatal
- New or worsening kidney problems, including kidney failure
- A worsening of your hepatitis B infection
Your doctor will assess your risk of side effects against the benefits of taking Vemlidy.
Vemlidy can interact with other medications. When this occurs it can change how Vemlidy and the other medications work and can make some side effects more likely. Tell your prescribing physician about all drugs you’re taking, including vitamins and dietary supplements, particularly:
- Any medicines that have tenofovir alafenamide, tenofovir disoproxil, or adefovir dipivoxil in them
- Any antibiotics that have rifabutin, rifampicin, or rifapentine in them
- Antiviral medicines used to treat HIV, like ritonavir, lopinavir, or atazanavir
- Anticonvulsants used to treat epilepsy, like carbamazepine, oxcarbazepine, phenobarbital, or phenytoin
- Antifungal medicines, like ketoconazole or itraconazole
- Herbal remedies used to treat depression and anxiety that contain St. John’s wort
Vemlidy warnings & precautions
Vemlidy isn’t suitable for everyone. Don’t take Vemlidy if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient tenofovir alafenamide
- Are allergic to any of the other ingredients in Vemlidy
- Are under 18 years of age
Talk to your doctor before taking Vemlidy if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Vemlidy (see the section above)
- Have HIV/AIDS
- Have a chronic kidney disease called end- stage renal disease (ESRD)
- Have any other kidney problems
- Have any other liver problems
- Have hepatitis C or D
- Are pregnant or are planning to get pregnant
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
- Are lactose intolerant
Vemlidy can cause dizziness that could affect your ability to drive, use machines, or perform other dangerous tasks.