As is the case for many of the prescriptions targeted at rosacea, the manufacturers of Mirvaso have made available a Mirvaso Coupon program. Galderma calls their Mirvaso campaign the Mirvaso Cost Reduction Card.
The tagline for the promotion is “Eligible insured patients MAY pay no more than $50 for each Mirvaso Topical Gel prescription”.
Mirvaso Savings Card
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With the MIRVASO® (brimonidine) topical gel, 0.33%* Cost Reduction Card, patients with certain insurance may pay no more than $50 and patients whose insurance does not cover MIRVASO may pay no more than $80 for a tube of MIRVASO. The MIRVASO Cost Reduction Card is good for refills, so use your card each time you refill your MIRVASO prescription.
How Does the Mirvaso Coupon Work?
If you already have insurance coverage for Mirvaso you will be able to fill a prescription for a $50 co-pay.
If you have insurance, but no coverage for Mirvaso Gel itself, you can fill a prescription for a $80 co-pay.
There are quite a few conditions – for example you must be in the US, and not have your prescriptions payed for by Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, VA, DOD of TRICARE.
Why Not Just Make Mirvaso Cheaper?
Why would Galderma bother going through the effort of having a coupon program when they could just make the prescription cheaper to start with?
Well there are a few benefits to Galderma. Firstly it an opportunity to undertake a marketing campaign to promote the product.
Secondly Galderma have the opportunity to find out quite a lot of information about you and how you use Mirvaso. When you request a Mirvaso Cost Reduction Card from the Mirvaso web site you will get a unique ID assigned to you.
If you use this card when you pay for your prescription you may well be revealing the following information;
- whether you have coverage for Mirvaso or not
- what pharmacy you like to use
- how long a tube lasts
- how often you re-fill the prescription and more!
This sort of information is valuable to companies who want to market pharmaceuticals.
We know from early price checks of Mirvaso, that the full retail price for the 30gm tube is around $280.
Download The Coupon
Head to mirvaso.com/savings and fill in the web form and you will be able to download a PDF that contains the savings card that looks similar to the image above.