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Proventil HFA FAQ

Proventil HFA (also known as albuterol and salbutamol) helps prevent shortness of breath and wheezing due to chronic respiratory problems. These problems can range from COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease), to asthma, to other breathing problems. This is a quick-relief medication and belongs to a drug class called bronchodilators. By relaxing muscles and re-opening breathing passages caused by asthma and COPD, Proventil can help people live a better life when dealing with chronic respiratory issues.

Cost of Proventil HFA

Proventil (Albuterol) is one of the most popular medications to help prevent and treat symptoms of bronchospasm. This type of inhaler is commonly referred to as an emergency/rescue inhaler, as it is used to treat acute asthma attacks. Many patients use this as a treatment for exercise-induced bronchospasm, so it is very popular in its use among the athlete population afflicted with asthma. The cost of the medication is around $90 with a manufacturer’s coupon. Depending on the canister you purchase, most inhalers have around 200 doses per inhaler. Proventil is the most common type of rescue inhaler and can treat flare-ups caused by environmental triggers such as pollen, dust, cigarette smoke, and pet dander or hair. Proventil relaxes the muscles in the lungs and the throat, which allows for more oxygen to enter the airways.

Be wary of over-using your Proventil inhaler. Many reports suggest that people tend to be over-reliant on rescue inhalers. This is not a suitable treatment for chronic, damaging conditions such as asthma. We recommend talking to your doctor about a leukotriene inhibitor or an inhaled corticosteroid for the long-term treatment of asthma and COPD. Rescue inhalers are nicknamed ‘rescue’ for a reason; they shouldn’t be used as the first line of treatment for a chronic condition.

Proventil HFA Prescription Assistance

If you or a loved one is struggling with the cost of Proventil HFA and need assistance, Rx Assistance Programs is here to help. We specialize in patient assistance programs and it has become our goal to provide as many Americans as possible with the option to join a PAP. These programs can provide free or discounted prescriptions to low-to-moderate income patients who are uninsured or under-insured. Sometimes, applying to these programs can become confusing and difficult, as many different programs have various stipulations and requirements for approval. We take the headache and guesswork of applying to these programs out of the equation. We handle all the paperwork for you and your doctor, do all the necessary filing, and work directly with pharmaceutical companies to see you through the entire approval process of your application. Contact us today to find out if you qualify for prescription assistance for albuterol!

Do I Need Asthma Medication

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 12 people (over 25 million) suffer from the chronic respiratory condition known as asthma. It can range from minor to severe and the differences in symptoms can be startling. It can range from a small, uncomfortable cough to a full-blown asthma attack, where breathing may become completely obstructed. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a severe asthma attack are vital if you suffer from the condition, even though fatalities are uncommon if proper medical care is sought. At Rx Assistance Programs, we work with pharmaceutical companies to provide free or discounted prescriptions for people that suffer from a multitude of conditions (including asthma).

We offer prescription assistance for many medications, such as Dulera, Symbicort, and Dulera. These medications can range from long-term steroidal treatments to rescue inhalers depending on the condition of your asthma. Visit your doctor and consult with him/her to determine exactly what drugs you need to treat the condition. If you can’t afford the medication and are uninsured or under-insured, we may be able to help.

Causes of Asthma

There are many causes of asthma; naturally, pinpointing just how a patient succumbed to the condition can be difficult. It is believed that people develop the condition due to a number of environmental and genetic factors: some of these factors can include a pre-inhalerdisposed condition during early childhood in which there was a tendency to develop allergies, having parents who suffer from asthma and contracting respiratory infections or certain viral infections during childhood. If you suffer from asthma, limiting your exposure to certain environmental triggers is your best bet. Avoid smoking/second-hand smoke, heavily polluted areas, chemical fumes, construction dust/debris, and obesity. All of these factors can increase the severity of asthma. If you’re not sure if you have asthma or not, but are suffering from certain respiratory impairments, read on.

5 Signs You Have Asthma

  1. It wakes you up. If you get jolted out of bed by asthma-like conditions more than once a week, this can be a serious form of asthma. Hormonal changes – such as rising cortisol levels during sleep – can inflame airways and cause night-time asthma flare-ups.
  2. You’re out of breath. If walking up and down the stairs leaves you gasping for air, you may have asthma. If you find yourself out of breath after taking a simple walk to the store, contact your doctor to rule out the possibility of a serious condition.
  3. Chest tightness. If you constantly feel a constricting sensation or pressure in your chest, it may be time to see a doctor. Certain allergens and environmental irritants can cause your muscles to contract and narrow your airways. This will make your chest feel tight.
  4. Blue skin. Cyanosis is a medical condition in which the skin turns a bluish tint due to inadequate oxygen delivery and poor circulation. Cyanosis can be caused by obstructed airways due to asthma.
  5. Sudden confusion. Asthma blocks a certain amount of air from getting in and out of your lungs. Many people who suffer from asthma find that they cannot get enough air to speak a full sentence before reaching for another breath. If you find yourself out of breath mid-sentence, contact a healthcare professional immediately.

Asthma Prescription Assistance

Asthma brought in a hefty price tag last year for the United States: over $57 billion to be exact. This accounts for all early deaths, hospitalizations, medical costs, and lost work/school hours. The burdens that asthma places on the health care system are mirrored by the cost of the medication itself. Many asthma medications can cost hundreds to thousands of dollars per month without insurance. If you are uninsured or under-insured and need help paying for your asthma prescriptions, pick up the phone and call Rx Assistance Programs. We are an organization that specializes in prescription assistance programs for asthma medication and other medications. We handle all the paperwork for you and your doctor’s office. Once enrolled, we mail 90-day supplies of your medication straight to your doorstep. It doesn’t matter whether you need prescription assistance for Symbicort, Dulera or Advair; we’re here to help cover the cost of rising prescription drugs. Contact us today to find out more about our prescription assistance programs!

Zetia Prescription Assistance

Zetia Prescription Assistance

Rx Assistance Programs is an organization that specializes in PAPs. Patient Assistance Programs – or Prescription Assistance Programs – (PAPs) are programs that are usually sponsored by the drug manufacturer and provide free or discounted prescriptions to low-to-moderate income, uninsured and under-insured patients who meet certain guidelines. Requirements vary from program to program, which can sometimes make applying for these PAPs difficult and confusing.

We’re here to help you facilitate the completion of Patient Assistance Program forms and applications. Rx Assistance Programs handles all the paper work for you and your doctor’s office. Once you have given us a call, we mail 90-day supplies of your medication straight to your doorstep! If you would like to learn more about our company, take a look at our about page or give us a call a 1-855-201-0232.

What is Zetia

Zetia is not a statin; rather, Zetia (generic name: Ezetimibe) is used alone or with other drugs – such as statins or fibrate – and a low cholesterol/low fat diet to help reduce the amount of cholesterol your body absorbs from your diet. Reducing cholesterol may help prevent stroke and heart attacks and lead to a healthier life. Zetia is in a class of lipid-lowering compounds that selectively inhibits the intestinal absorption of cholesterol and other related phytosterols. Zetia has been shown to reduce cholesterol by 35-60% in most patients and reduce many ailments that come with high cholesterol.

Lowering Bad Cholesterol

Lowering your LDL levels can be a challenge, but many people are able to do so with Zetia and other natural remedies. Some of these natural remedies include going outside and exercising for thirty minutes a day and eating a healthy diet. You should be eating a lot of fruits, veggies, whole grains, legumes and lean meats while avoiding high fat foods, processed foods, and foods high in sugar. Try going for a light jog or walk every day and make sure to get enough Vitamin D from the sun!

Zetia Cost

Zetia is a very expensive drug; the average retail price is around $200-$360, depending on which provider you use. This drug is more popular than other comparable drugs and can help save your life. Even with a coupon, this medication can break the bank if you choose not to get the generic version or if it is not available.

Patient Assistance Programs for Zetia

If you have taken all the preventative measures for lowering bad cholesterol and still find that your cholesterol is putting you at risk for heart attacks and stroke, consider taking Zetia. If you cannot afford Zetia, that is where we come in. At Rx Assistance Programs, we help under-insured and uninsured patients pay for their medications for a fraction of the cost. We work directly with doctors and drug manufacturers to help pay for the medications you so desperately need. If you are struggling to pay for your medications – not just Zetia – we can help. Contact us today at 1-855-201-0232 or take a look at our contact page.