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Folotyn prices near Virginia Beach, VA

Lowest: $99,999.00    Highest: $99,999.00

$99,999.00 (Qty: 30)

$99,999.00 (Qty: 30)

$99,999.00 (Qty: 30)

$99,999.00 (Qty: 30)

$99,999.00 (Qty: 30)

What is Folotyn?

USES: Pralatrexate is used to treat a certain type of cancer known as Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma (PTCL). Pralatrexate works by killing cancer cells.

How to take Folotyn

HOW TO USE: Read the Patient Information Leaflet available from your pharmacist before you start using pralatrexate and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist. This medication is given by a health care professional in a clinic or hospital. It is injected into a vein, usually over 3 to 5 minutes, once a week for 6 weeks. Tell your doctor or nurse right away if you notice redness, pain, or swelling during your injection. Dosage is based on your body size, medical condition, and response to treatment, including side effects. You should avoid contact with this medication on the skin. If this occurs, immediately wash with soap and water. If this medication gets in the eyes, rinse with water. To get the most benefit from this medication, do not miss any doses. To help you remember, mark the days on the calendar when you need to receive the medication. Your doctor may also direct you to take folic acid and give you vitamin B12 shots to help prevent mouth sores from pralatrexate treatment.



What if I miss a dose of Folotyn?

MISSED DOSE: For the best possible benefit, it is important to receive each scheduled dose of this medication as directed. If you miss a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist right away to establish a new dosing schedule.

Storing Folotyn

STORAGE: Not applicable. This medication is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.

Side Effects of Folotyn

SIDE EFFECTS: Redness or sores of the mouth/lips/throat, or nausea, may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do have serious side effects. Serious skin reactions can occur. Tell your doctor right away if you develop rash, peeling, sores or blisters on the skin. Tell your doctor right away if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: signs of infection (such as fever, cough, sore throat, chills), easy bleeding/bruising, dehydration, feeling weak, looking pale, shortness of breath. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. In the US - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Interactions with Folotyn

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Some of the products that may interact with this drug include: NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen, naproxen), probenecid, sulfa antibiotics (such as trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole). Check all prescription and nonprescription medicine labels carefully since many contain pain relievers/fever reducers (NSAIDs) which can increase the risk of side effects when used with pralatrexate. Ask your pharmacist about the safe use of those products.

Precautions

PRECAUTIONS: Before using pralatrexate, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease. Do not have immunizations/vaccinations without the consent of your doctor. Avoid contact with people who have recently received live vaccines (such as flu vaccine inhaled through the nose). To lower the chance of getting cut, bruised, or injured, use caution with sharp objects like razors and nail cutters, and avoid activities such as contact sports. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away. It is unknown whether this drug passes into breast milk. Because of the potential harm to a nursing infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

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More Ways to Save on Folotyn

Buy More, Less Often

If you need to take prescription medication such as Folotyn over an extended period, buying a larger quantity could save you time and money. Many drugs, including Folotyn work out cheaper per pill or dose when purchased in volume. Speak to your doctor about increasing the your prescription and you could pay less for drugs and need fewer trips to the pharmacist.

Compare Pharmacy Prices Online

Drug prices are not regulated, so the price Folotyn of medication may vary significantly between your local pharmacies. Online pharmacy comparison shopping is the simplest way to quickly discover which retailer has the lowest prices for your prescriptions.

Enter the name of your prescription, for example Folotyn, into the search box, add the zip code and click to browse prices and coupon offers. When you have found the cheapest price, print or save the coupon and and take it in to your chosen pharmacy. Comparing prices can save you up to 75 percent on your prescriptions.

Register for a Patient Assistance Program

Patient assistance programs offered by drug manufacturers can help you save money on your prescriptions. Many drug manufacturers have such a program, offering discounts to eligible patients who are prescribed Folotyn. Patients prescribed expensive or branded medication may qualify for discounts through such programs.

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Explore Generic Drug Options

Folotyn and other branded drugs often have a generic equivalent on the market at a significantly lower price. Generics account for around 8 out of 10 prescriptions filled in the US and are identical their brand name counterparts in quality, safety, strength, dosage form, route of administration, performance characteristics and intended use. Talk to your pharmacist or doctor about safe generic alternatives to your branded prescription.

Check Your Medicare Part D Coverage

Seniors with Medicare Part D may be entitled to discounts on Folotyn and other prescriptions through their policy. The list of drugs covered varies from plan to plan, so check your provider’s website for more information.

Click here to find out more about RxSpark and Medicare Part D.

Explore Other Treatment & Therapy Options

Medication plays a vital role in treating a huge number of conditions, but there may be other therapies, lifestyle changes or surgical options open to you. If you have concerns about prescription costs, or are considering a different approach to your therapy, speak to your doctor to explore alternatives to medication.