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NEXSTEP Patient Support offers tools and resources

NEXSTEP Patient Support

NEXSTEP is the patient support program for NEXLETOL. NEXSTEP offers resources that you might find helpful as you navigate your treatment journey.

A big part of succeeding with NEXLETOL is visiting your doctor, and you’ve already done that! Another big part? Building strong partnerships—with your doctor, your pharmacist, and even your family and friends. And now, with NEXSTEP.

We’ve got a few tools and resources—including savings support—that might help, too!


NEXLIZET & NEXLETOL CO-PAY CARD

Savings support

Pay as little as $10 for NEXLETOL each time you fill your prescription*

Requesting a new Co-Pay Card? Activating an existing one? It’s simple!

  • You will be guided through a simple activation process
  • Your eligibility will be confirmed
  • You can also replace a lost or stolen card

Have questions about your NEXLIZET & NEXLETOL Co-Pay Card?
Call 1-855-699-8814 (8:00AM-8:00PM ET, Monday-Friday, excluding holidays).

*For eligible privately or commercially insured patients. Patients covered by federal or state healthcare programs are not eligible for co-pay assistance. Certain restrictions apply.
See Terms and Conditions.

Eligibility requirements

A patient may be eligible for the NEXLIZET & NEXLETOL Co-Pay Card if they meet the eligibility criteria below:

  • must be at least 18 years of age, AND
  • has a valid prescription for NEXLIZET or NEXLETOL, AND
  • has commercial prescription drug insurance, AND
  • is a resident of the United States, including the District of Columbia but excluding territories (such as Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands), AND
  • is not enrolled in any state-, federal-, or government-funded healthcare program, including but not limited to Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, TRICARE of the Department of Defense, or the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare program (collectively referred to as “Government Program”).

Should a patient have any change in insurance coverage or become enrolled in a Government Program during their enrollment in the NEXLIZET & NEXLETOL Co-Pay Card program, they must inform a NEXLIZET & NEXLETOL Co-Pay Card program representative and will no longer be eligible for the NEXLIZET & NEXLETOL Co-Pay Card program. Also, if a patient is enrolled in a Government Program, they may not use the NEXLIZET & NEXLETOL Co-Pay Card program even if they elect to be processed as a commercial or discount insurance plan patient.

See more details.


Helpful resources

Helpful resources for your next step with NEXLETOL

Our program is designed to help you as you continue your treatment journey.

NEXSTEP Patient Brochure

What you need to know about starting NEXLETOL

The NEXSTEP Patient Brochure will serve as your guide to NEXLETOL, and can provide information related to your treatment.

Download NEXSTEP Patient Brochure

Doctor Discussion Guide Tool - NEXLETOL

Need help talking to your doctor about NEXLETOL?

It can be difficult to know how to make the most of your checkups. The NEXLETOL Doctor Discussion Tool can help you get started.

Download NEXLETOL Doctor Discussion Tool

For more information about NEXLETOL

What is NEXLETOL?

NEXLETOL is a prescription medicine used, along with diet and other lipid-lowering medicines, in the treatment of adults who need additional lowering of “bad” cholesterol (LDL-C) and have:

  • heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH), an inherited condition that causes high levels of LDL-C, and/or
  • known cardiovascular disease

It is not known if NEXLETOL can decrease problems related to high cholesterol, such as heart attacks or stroke.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What should I tell my doctor before taking NEXLETOL?

Tell your doctor if you:

  • have, or have ever had, gout
  • have, or have ever had, tendon problems
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding, or may become pregnant or plan to breastfeed
  • have severe kidney or liver problems
  • are taking simvastatin or pravastatin

What is the most important safety information I should know about NEXLETOL?

NEXLETOL can cause side effects that can become serious, including:

  • high levels of uric acid in the blood, which can lead to gout, a painful joint condition. Call your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms:
  • severe foot pain, especially in the toe joint
  • warm joints
  • swelling
  • tender joints
  • joint redness
  • tendon problems: Stop taking NEXLETOL immediately and get medical help right away if you get any of the following signs or symptoms of tendon rupture:
  • hear or feel a snap or pop in a tendon area
  • bruising right after an injury in a tendon area
  • unable to move the affected area or put weight on the affected area

What are the common side effects of NEXLETOL?

Tell your doctor right away about any side effect you experience. NEXLETOL can cause side effects, including:

  • symptoms of the common cold or flu
  • muscle spasms
  • back pain
  • pain in the legs or arms
  • stomach pain

Your doctor may check your blood for side effects that you might not be able to feel.

These are not all the possible side effects of NEXLETOL. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

What form does NEXLETOL come in?

NEXLETOL is a tablet that you take by mouth. It contains 180 mg of bempedoic acid.

Can I take NEXLETOL with other medicines?

For lowering cholesterol, NEXLETOL is often taken with other medicines, including a group of medicines called statins. For two statins, simvastatin and pravastatin, your doctor may change the dose if you also take NEXLETOL. Before taking NEXLETOL, tell your doctor if you take any of the following medicines:

  • simvastatin
  • pravastatin

The risk information provided here is not comprehensive. To learn more, talk about NEXLETOL with your doctor or pharmacist. The FDA-approved product labelling can be found at NEXLETOL.com or 1-833-377-7633.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088, or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. You may also report side effects to Esperion at 1-833-377-7633.

NEXLETOL is available by prescription only.

Please see full Prescribing Information, including Patient Product Information.

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What is NEXLETOL?

NEXLETOL is a prescription medicine used, along with diet and other lipid-lowering medicines, in the treatment of adults who need additional lowering of “bad” cholesterol (LDL-C) and have:

  • heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH), an inherited condition that causes high levels of LDL-C, and/or
  • known cardiovascular disease

It is not known if NEXLETOL can decrease problems related to high cholesterol, such as heart attacks or stroke.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What should I tell my doctor before taking NEXLETOL?

Tell your doctor if you:

  • have, or have ever had, gout
  • have, or have ever had, tendon problems
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding, or may become pregnant or plan to breastfeed
  • have severe kidney or liver problems
  • are taking simvastatin or pravastatin

What is the most important safety information I should know about NEXLETOL?

NEXLETOL can cause side effects that can become serious, including:

  • high levels of uric acid in the blood, which can lead to gout, a painful joint condition. Call your doctor if you have any of the following symptoms:
  • severe foot pain, especially in the toe joint
  • warm joints
  • swelling
  • tender joints
  • joint redness
  • tendon problems: Stop taking NEXLETOL immediately and get medical help right away if you get any of the following signs or symptoms of tendon rupture:
  • hear or feel a snap or pop in a tendon area
  • bruising right after an injury in a tendon area
  • unable to move the affected area or put weight on the affected area

What are the common side effects of NEXLETOL?

Tell your doctor right away about any side effect you experience. NEXLETOL can cause side effects, including:

  • symptoms of the common cold or flu
  • muscle spasms
  • back pain
  • pain in the legs or arms
  • stomach pain

Your doctor may check your blood for side effects that you might not be able to feel.

These are not all the possible side effects of NEXLETOL. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

What form does NEXLETOL come in?

NEXLETOL is a tablet that you take by mouth. It contains 180 mg of bempedoic acid.

Can I take NEXLETOL with other medicines?

For lowering cholesterol, NEXLETOL is often taken with other medicines, including a group of medicines called statins. For two statins, simvastatin and pravastatin, your doctor may change the dose if you also take NEXLETOL. Before taking NEXLETOL, tell your doctor if you take any of the following medicines:

  • simvastatin
  • pravastatin

The risk information provided here is not comprehensive. To learn more, talk about NEXLETOL with your doctor or pharmacist. The FDA-approved product labelling can be found at NEXLETOL.com or 1-833-377-7633.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088, or at www.fda.gov/medwatch. You may also report side effects to Esperion at 1-833-377-7633.

NEXLETOL is available by prescription only.

Please see full Prescribing Information, including Patient Product Information.