Vyvanse Coupon & Patient Assistance Programs

Vyvanse Coupon & Patient Assistance Programs

Authored by Nicole Colwell, / Medically Reviewed by Dr. Conor Sheehy, PharmD, BCPS
Last Updated: October 7, 2023
We understand how essential and yet how challenging affording your Vyvanse prescription can be. With the rising costs of healthcare, even with an insurance plan, it can feel like an uphill struggle. At The Rx Advocates, we want you to know that you’re not alone. Your path to savings could be just a click away. While some may suggest a Vyvanse coupon or a savings card as a solution, these often provide limited help and don’t cover ongoing needs. Instead, we take a step further. We help individuals like you access patient assistance programs offered by pharmaceutical companies. Such programs can lead to substantial savings on the monthly cost of Vyvanse, often surpassing what a typical Vyvanse coupon can offer. Trust in The Rx Advocates to be your partner in making your health more affordable.
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Vyvanse Cost

(using The Rx Advocates)

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30-Day Supply

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Vyvanse Price

(estimated retail*)

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One Dose Pack

* Source: GoodRx.com


Who are The Rx Advocates?

The Rx Advocates offers assistance with obtaining medication through patient assistance programs for patients. We are a nationally recognized prescription advocacy program. Currently, we work with more than 100 United States-based pharmaceutical manufacturers’ patient assistance programs. Our medication list includes the top 100 prescribed medicines in the U.S. We are able to assist people in obtaining more than 800 FDA-approved medications.

When patients work with The Rx Advocates, they will never encounter any hidden costs or additional fees. Patients pay a set service fee that ranges from $70-$100 per month, depending on the number of medications they need assistance with. There are never any additional charges for medications, which are provided free of charge every month.

The Rx Advocates, is NOT a prescription discount card, insurance plan or coupon. We assist patients with getting the medications they need in order to stay healthy both mentally and physically. When patients work with us, they find that getting their medications is much more affordable.

The limitations of using a Vyvanse coupon

Utilizing a Vyvanse Coupon might seem like an effective strategy for managing prescription costs, but it’s important to be aware of potential limitations. These coupons often come with certain restrictions that could limit their use to specific pharmacies or confine their validity to a particular timeframe. Moreover, if your insurance plan operates a copay accumulator program, your Vyvanse coupon may not count towards your out-of-pocket maximum, leaving you with the full cost of the medication and reducing the coupon’s overall cost-saving effectiveness. Additionally, coupons typically carry an expiration date, rendering them non-beneficial after a certain period. Lastly, even with a coupon, the medication cost could remain substantial due to limited insurance coverage, leading to significant out-of-pocket expenses. However, patient assistance programs usually offer more consistent, long-term savings compared to coupons. The Rx Advocates are here to support you in applying for and qualifying for such programs.

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Am I eligible for Vyvanse patient assistance programs?

In order to qualify for most patient assistance programs, patients must meet the following criteria:
  • Individuals may qualify if they earn up to $40,000 annually.
  • Couples may qualify if they earn up to $60,000 annually.
  • Large families may qualify if they earn up to $100,000 annually.
Guidelines vary from program to program. Please contact us so that we can evaluate your specific situation.

How much does Vyvanse cost?

As of September 2023, the average retail cost of Vyvanse is $470.00.

The price of Vyvanse can differ based on a few different factors. It can depend on:

  • The dosage amount
  • The patient’s location
  • The pharmacy’s location
  • Whether the patient has health insurance

This medication comes in the form of oral capsules, and the daily dosage ranges from 30mg – 70mg. It is also available as a chewable tablet in dosage forms ranging from 10mg – 60mg.

Vyvanse coupon, discounts, & patient assistance FAQ's

Vyvanse is a medication that is prescribed for people who are age six or older for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It can also be used to treat binge eating disorder (BED) in adults 18 years of age and older.

Vyvanse is not for everyone, and there are certain people who should not take this medication. For example, people who have taken an MAOI within the last 14 days for depression should not take this drug. Taking this combination together greatly increases the risk of serotonin syndrome, a medical emergency Vyvanse may not be right for people who are sensitive to, allergic to, or who have had adverse reactions to other stimulant medications.

Vyvanse has been is an effective treatment for ADHD and BED. However, it has not been approved to treat adult or child obesity and should not be used for this purpose.

There are currently a handful of other medications that are FDA approved to treat ADHD. They include:

Although we do not offer coupons, we would like to explain how a Vyvanse coupon works. Many people search the Internet for Vyvanse coupons when they have been prescribed this medication, and for good reason. It can be very expensive. But coupons sometimes do not offer the type of savings that can really make a difference.

Vyvanse coupons – while helping people save money – still leave some patients having to pay hundreds of dollars or more out of pocket each month.

Prescription drug coupons can go by many different names, such as:

  • Copay cards
  • Copay coupons
  • Copay assistance programs
  • Pharmacy coupons

They typically represent a program that has been funded by the pharmaceutical company to help lower the out-of-pocket drug costs for patients. While this sounds good, these coupons can have their limitations. For example:

  • Coupons are usually only for a limited time, usually up to 12 months They may help patients get started on the medication at a significantly lower cost. But that savings may not last very long.
  • Some coupons are only for the first prescription a patient gets filled, but they may not cover them for subsequent prescriptions.
  • Patients usually need to go to the pharmacy to present their coupons and pick up their prescriptions themselves.
  • Patients who have Medicare or Medicaid are not eligible for these coupons.

A prescription discount card is a card that allows people to receive lower drug costs for their medications. They are most useful for people who have to pay for their medications with cash. They do not cost anything, and they are available to people who have commercial or marketplace health insurance and those who have no insurance.

Various savings programs negotiate their drug discounts on medications like Vyvanse. Patients are able to access those lower prices through their prescription discount cards.

Copay assistance programs or copay coupons are there to help offset the cost of the copay for prescriptions for those who have health insurance. These programs are not for people who would otherwise have to pay the full cost of their medication out of pocket or those with Medicare or Medicaid.

Many brand-name medications offer this type of help as a way to encourage providers and patients to choose them over the generic version. Here is an excellent example of how this works:

Perhaps a patient has a choice between a $1,000 brand-name medication and a $100 generic medication. Under their insurance plan, their copay would be $20 regardless of which one they choose. But with a copay assistance program, the pharmaceutical company makes a lot more money on the brand-name drug. They have made it more attractive to the patient by covering their copay and their insurance company still has to pay the remaining $980 for the drug.

Get Vyvanse Discounts Every Month
Through The Rx Advocates

At The Rx Advocates, we want to do everything we can to help people be able to afford their monthly medications. We know how expensive it can be to cover these costs without help. There are many patient assistance programs that offer discounts, which so many people are unaware of.

Patient assistance programs can be beneficial for people with or without health insurance. They make it possible for people to get the medications they need without having to spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars on them in the process.

Would you like to learn more about how The Rx Advocates can help you better afford your monthly medications? We are here to help. We can check to see if you are eligible and get you started on our program right away. Please contact us for assistance.

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