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Is the cost of your perphenazine too expensive?

You may qualify for programs where you can pay as little as $0 per fill, subject to income and insurance status.

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NowPatient offers cost effective access to perphenazine for everyone including those who are uninsured, those who have commercial insurance as well as those who are enrolled into state or federal programs like Medicaid, Medicare Part D, full Low Income Subsidy (LIS, “Extra Help”), TRICARE or Veterans (VA) Benefits.

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OverviewWhat can I do if I am commercially insured but cannot afford my perphenazine?What can I do if I am uninsured and cannot afford my perphenazine?What can I do if I am insured with Medicare and cannot afford my perphenazine?Am I eligible for the Rx Advantage Card and how much does perphenazine cost without insurance?What will my out-of-pocket cost be for perphenazine when using the Rx Advantage Card?Is it legal for me to pay cash for perphenazine even though I have insurance?Does the Rx Advantage Card work with Medicare or any other federal or state insurance plans?Does the Rx Advantage Card work with Commercial Insurance?How do I check prices for perphenazine and how do I use the Rx Advantage Card?Do I need to pay for the Rx Advantage Card?Is there a perphenazine co-pay program?Is there a perphenazine Patient Assistance Program (PAP)?What should I do if I take too much perphenazine?What are the benefits of NowPatient?What is generic perphenazine?FDA approval of perphenazineActive ingredient of perphenazineUS brand name of perphenazine and manufacturerUK brand name of perphenazine and manufacturerPrescription requirement for perphenazineAvailability of perphenazine in the UK with NHS prescriptionConditions treated by perphenazineHow does perphenazine work?Forms of perphenazine availableDosage of perphenazineDirections for perphenazine useWarnings and precautions for perphenazineUse of perphenazine during pregnancyUse of perphenazine while breastfeedingPossible side effects of perphenazineInteractions with other drugsSimilar drugs to perphenazineSourcesPeople also asked
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What can I do if I am commercially insured but cannot afford my perphenazine?

If you are commercially insured and you cannot afford your copay or co-insurance you can opt for purchasing perphenazine outside of your plan using the Rx Advantage card, with costs that are usually lower than a typical plan copay. If you elect to use this method, out of pocket costs do not contribute towards your plan deductibles.

If you cannot afford the cash price possibly due to income constraints, then there is the option of applying to state assistance programs like Medicaid. Often, you may be able to receive your perphenazine without any costs at all. You can check Medicaid eligibility in your state by following this link HealthCare.gov. The government site is easy to use and you can select your state and it will navigate you to the appropriate contact point to make the application.

What can I do if I am uninsured and cannot afford my perphenazine?

If you cannot afford the cash price of perphenazine using the Rx Advantage card then there is the option of applying to state programs like Medicaid. Often, you may be able to receive your perphenazine without any costs at all. You can check Medicaid eligibility in your state by following this link HealthCare.gov. The government site is easy to use and you can select your state and it will navigate you to the appropriate contact point to make the application.

What can I do if I am insured with Medicare and cannot afford my perphenazine?

If you are insured with Medicare and have Part D or an Advantage drug plan but cannot afford your copay or co-insurance element (for example if you are in the coverage gap or Donut Hole) then you have a number of options:

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RX ADVANTAGE CARD

You can use the Rx Advantage to purchase the medication outside of your plan at prices that may be lower than you copay or co-insurance element. If you elect to use this method, out of pocket costs do not contribute towards your plan deductibles.

LOW INCOME SUBSIDY

If this is still too expensive or unaffordable then you can apply for federal support like Low Income Subsidy (LIS). To be eligible for Low Income Subsidy, you need to be resident in one of the 50 States or the District of Columbia. You can check eligibility online at SSA Medicare D Extra Help. You can also call Social Security at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778).

MEDICAID

Alternatively, you can check Medicaid eligibility in your state by following this link to the HealthCare.gov. The government site is easy to use and you can select your state and it will navigate you to the appropriate contact point to make the application. State Medicaid programs may cover the full cost of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Rx Advantage Card and how much does perphenazine cost without insurance?

Our website gives savings options to customers who wish to purchase perphenazine, as either a brand or generic, without the constraints of insurance. By using the Rx Advantage Card, users can save up to 90% on the cost of their medication. The card can be used at over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. Even if you are insured, in most cases the cash price will be significantly cheaper than your existing co-pay. NowPatient is able to negotiate discounts on bulk drug purchases with pharmacy owners meaning you can access lower medication prices at nearby pharmacies using our card that can be conveniently stored in your NowPatient account.

What will my out-of-pocket cost be for perphenazine when using the Rx Advantage Card?

Your out-of-pocket (OOP) cost will effectively be the discounted cash price you pay for perphenazine using the Rx Advantage Card. If you are insured, your OOP expense can not be used against your plan deductible, if your plan has a deductible.

Yes. The Rx Advantage card is especially useful for people who have High-deductible health plans (HDHPs). It can be used for insured, uninsured, and underinsured persons.

Does the Rx Advantage Card work with Medicare or any other federal or state insurance plans?

No. We do not bill any federal or state insurance including Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug benefit). When you purchase your medication using the NowPatient Rx Advantage Card, you will be doing so out of pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps in the event you have a plan with a deductible. The out-of-pocket perphenazine cash price you pay can be typically cheaper than your plan copay.

Does the Rx Advantage Card work with Commercial Insurance?

We do not bill your commercial insurance. When you purchase your medication using the Rx Advantage Card, from NowPatient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps in the event you have a plan with a deductible. The out-of-pocket perphenazine cash price you pay can be typically cheaper than your plan copay.

How do I check prices for perphenazine and how do I use the Rx Advantage Card?

You can search for the prices at nearby pharmacies using our website. Simply search your medication and enter your ZIP Code and we will show you the price of your drug at nearby pharmacies. If you are happy with the quote, you need to create an account with NowPatient and generate your card. Next, simply go to the pharmacy and fill your perphenazine Rx. Ask the pharmacy to run the card and check the price, even if they tell you they have another card they use. Your card is stored safely in your NowPatient account.

Do I need to pay for the Rx Advantage Card?

No. The Rx Advantage prescription savings card is FREE to use and store for NowPatient users.

Is there a perphenazine co-pay program?

Generic medications like perphenazine do not have co-pay card savings options. A Copay program, if available, would normally be for the brand name version of perphenazine. You can search the brand name of perphenazine and check to see if a co-pay program exists. Co-pay cards are programs run by pharmaceutical companies that offer you a direct way to lower your out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs for eligible patients. The copay cards essentially allow physicians to prescribe medications that are clinically preferred.

Is there a perphenazine Patient Assistance Program (PAP)?

Generic medications like perphenazine do not have PAP savings options. A Patient assistance program, if available would normally be for the brand name version of perphenazine. You can search the brand name of perphenazine and check to see if a co-PAP exists. PAPs are programs that are run and sponsored by pharmaceutical companies. They offer uninsured, insured, or underinsured individuals access to high-cost brand-name medications, which may otherwise be unaffordable.

What should I do if I take too much perphenazine?

Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using perphenazine. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you've used too much perphenazine. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.

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What is generic perphenazine?

Generic perphenazine refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.

FDA approval of perphenazine

Perphenazine is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders.

Active ingredient of perphenazine

The active ingredient of perphenazine is perphenazine.

US brand name of perphenazine and manufacturer

Perphenazine is available in the US under various brand names, including Trilafon and Etrafon. It is manufactured by different pharmaceutical companies.

UK brand name of perphenazine and manufacturer

In the UK, perphenazine is available under the brand name Fentazin. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.

Prescription requirement for perphenazine

A prescription (Rx) is required for perphenazine in both the US and the UK.

Availability of perphenazine in the UK with NHS prescription

Perphenazine is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.

Conditions treated by perphenazine

Perphenazine is primarily used for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders such as bipolar disorder. It helps to control the symptoms of psychosis, including hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized thinking.

How does perphenazine work?

The exact mechanism of action of perphenazine in the treatment of schizophrenia is not fully understood. It is believed to work by blocking the action of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that is involved in the regulation of mood and behavior. By reducing dopamine activity, perphenazine helps to alleviate the symptoms of psychosis.

Forms of perphenazine available

Perphenazine is available in the form of oral tablets and oral liquid concentrate.

Dosage of perphenazine

The dosage of perphenazine may vary depending on the individual’s condition, age, and response to the medication. It is important to follow the recommended dosage instructions provided by the healthcare provider.

Directions for perphenazine use

Perphenazine should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. The medication is usually taken orally, with or without food. It is important to take perphenazine consistently and continue the prescribed treatment course.

Warnings and precautions for perphenazine

  • Perphenazine may cause certain side effects, including drowsiness, dizziness, and movement disorders. It may also increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or behavior. Close monitoring is necessary during treatment
  • It may interact with certain medications, including other antipsychotic drugs and medications that affect heart rhythm. Inform the healthcare provider about all medications being taken
  • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to perphenazine, or other phenothiazines (such as chlorpromazine, or fluphenazine), before you start taking it
  • Speak to your doctor if you have ever had heart disease or high blood pressure, severe asthma, emphysema, Parkinson’s disease, breast cancer, adrenal gland tumor (pheochromocytoma), or urination problems

Use of perphenazine during pregnancy

The use of perphenazine during pregnancy should be carefully considered, and the potential risks and benefits should be discussed with a healthcare provider. The medication may be used during pregnancy if the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

Use of perphenazine while breastfeeding

Perphenazine may pass into breast milk. The use of perphenazine while breastfeeding should be discussed with a healthcare provider, considering the potential risks and benefits for the mother and the infant.

Possible side effects of perphenazine

Common side effects of perphenazine may include drowsiness, sedation, blurred vision, dry mouth, loss of appetite, constipation, and weight gain.
Serious side effects are possible but less common. Report any concerning adverse effects, such as tardive dyskinesia (uncontrolled movements of the mouth, tongue, jaw, arms, and/or legs), other extrapyramidal symptoms, and neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS).

Get emergency medical advice if you have an allergic reaction (hives, trouble breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat), muscle stiffness, severe tiredness, an irregular heartbeat, or dark urine.

Interactions with other drugs

Perphenazine may have an increased risk for drug interactions in patients taking other drugs. Some that may interact with perphenazine include antidepressants such as amitriptyline, antihistamines, barbiturates such as phenobarbital, haloperidol, medications for anxiety, motion sickness, Parkinson’s disease, sedatives, and certain selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as fluoxetine, paroxetine, and sertraline. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the medications you are taking including vitamins and herbal supplements, to avoid potential interactions.

Similar drugs to perphenazine

Other antipsychotic medications used for the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders include haloperidol, risperidone, and olanzapine.

Sources

  • FDA Prescribing Information for Perphenazine
  • MHRA product information for Fentazin
  • WebMD – Perphenazine
  • Drugs.comPerphenazine
  • NHS UK

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The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.

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