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Welchol patient assistance program

If you are unable to afford your Welchol medication, we may be able to help. The Prescription Care program helps uninsured and underinsured individuals with chronic conditions who cannot afford their medications. If you qualify for prescription assistance, you can receive your Welchol prescription for $49 per month!* 

Your monthly Welchol cost savings if eligible

$229
Average 30-day price
at US Pharmacy
$49.00
Your 30-day price
at Prescription Care
$180
Your 30-day savings
with Prescription Care

Am I eligible for the Welchol patient assistance program?

Welchol is a brand name medication manufactured by the pharmaceutical company Daiichi Sankyo. If you are prescribed Welchol but cannot afford your medication, you may be eligible for a patient assistance program.   

 Individuals who meet certain eligibility criteria have the opportunity to receive Welchol without paying full retail price

We help enrollees obtain a number of important medications. You’ll be notified should you qualify for any additional assistance.

We review each application individually and the main factors considered include:

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

Advantages of receiving Welchol through Prescription Care

  • Free, no-obligation consultation to determine eligibility
  • All required paperwork managed by our team on your behalf
  • Courteous and professional assistance (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm EST)
  • Money-back guarantee**
  • Zero hidden fees or charges for services
Get Welchol for $49/month

How can I apply through Prescription Care?

We serve those at risk of going without important, life-saving medications due to financial reasons.
Here is how it works:
  • STEP 1
  • STEP 2
  • STEP 3
  • STEP 4
  • STEP 5

Once enrolled in our service, you will be charged a flat monthly fee of $49 per medication. This fee covers the cost of your medication, regardless of retail price. Because each program conducts its own eligibility screening, final acceptance is determined by the pharmaceutical company.

Please note that Prescription Care is not an insurance provider or a discount card program

Does Prescription Care cover my other drugs?

We help enrollees obtain a number of important medications. Should you qualify for any additional assistance, you will be notified by one of our representatives.  

A few examples of other similar drugs available through Prescription Care include: 

  • Questran (cholestyramine)  
  • Colestid (colestipol) 

Prescription Care can save you money

If any of your medications are not approved for assistance, Prescription Care can appeal the rejection at no additional cost.

**Should you be denied acceptance to a prescription assistance program, you will receive a full refund of the fees associated with the rejected medication application.


Is Prescription Care considered a Welchol coupon?

The Welchol patient assistance program offered to eligible enrollees through Prescription Care is not a coupon, generic Welchol, or a discount card. Prescription Care does not offer printable coupons, rebates, savings cards, trial offers, or free samples.  

If you are looking for a Welchol coupon, keep in mind that you can likely save more on the medication via Prescription Care. When obtaining your Welchol medication via Prescription Care, your total cost for the medication will never be more than $49 per month. 


What is Welchol prescribed for?

Welchol is a medication typically prescribed to reduce blood cholesterol in patients with primary hyperlipidemia. The medication can be used as a standalone drug or in combination with a statin.  

Welchol is also used to improve glycemic control in type 2 diabetes patients.

The active ingredient in Welchol is colesevelam, which removes bile acids from the body and lowers the level of cholesterol and fats in blood. 


Conditions treated by Welchol

Primary Hyperlipidemia 

Hyperlipidemia is a condition that manifests in high levels of fat proteins in the blood. When excess fat cannot be used or removed, it builds up in the blood, causing damage to the arteries and vital organs.  

Hyperlipidemia is divided into two types: primary and secondary. Primary hyperlipidemia is typically caused by genetic factors and is inherited. Secondary hyperlipidemia is an acquired condition caused by underlying causes such as diabetes and kidney failure.  

While many people do not experience any signs or symptoms, if left untreated, hyperlipidemia increases the risk of developing a heart disease.  

Type 2 Diabetes 

Diabetes is a chronic disease related to high levels of sugar glucose in the blood. Unlike type 1 diabetes, type 2 is not insulin dependent. The cells in the body become resistant to the action of insulin, resulting in sugar build-up in the bloodstream.  

Type 2 diabetes is more common in adults and its symptoms often develop gradually. The most common signs of the condition include increased thirst and hunger, frequent urination, fatigue, and unintentional weight loss.   

Although there is currently no cure for type 2 diabetes, you can manage the condition through medication and lifestyle changes.  


*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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