The amount you pay for LINZESS (linaclotide) can depend on a number of factors, including your access to prescription drug coverage, the type of insurance you have, and even the level of coverage your insurance may provide.

This page provides information that can help you determine how much LINZESS may cost for you, as well as financial support programs that may be able to help you afford your medication.


LINZESS Prescription Bottle

LINZESS List Price

The list price, also known as the Wholesale Acquisition Cost (WAC),* for LINZESS®  is $490.63 a month (as of January 2022). The WAC may not reflect the price paid by patients.


The LINZESS savings card enables many eligible, commercially insured patients to pay as little as $30 for a 30-day or 90-day prescription**

Find out how you can start saving today!

LINZESS Savings Card

Insurance Information

If you have: You could pay:
Commercial Insurance (Usually provided by an employer)

Depending on your plan, your monthly copay for LINZESS may vary. Eligible patients may pay as little as $30 for a 30-day or 90-day prescription* with a LINZESS savings card. About 90% of LINZESS® prescriptions have an out-of-pocket cost between $0-$50 per month.†† This cost includes use of LINZESS savings cards.


About 90% of LINZESS prescriptions have an out-of-pocket cost between $0-$10 per month depending on state plan.

Medicare Part D

About 80% of LINZESS prescriptions have an out-of-pocket cost between $0-$50 per month††, depending on coverage phase.

Out-of-pocket cost for LINZESS may vary depending on patient’s other medication costs.

Most Medicare patients have standard Part D prescription coverage, which has different costs depending on deductibles and coverage gaps.

Medicare Low Income Subsidy (LIS)

Most patients who qualify for Full Extra Help LIS pay $9.85 per month starting January 1, 2022.

Other Insurance (VA, DOD, TRICARE, Others)

The DOD represents active military and non active (retired) military members plus their families. Members can go to the MTF (Military Treatment Facility)/military base pharmacy or TRICARE (retail pharmacy), or Mail Order for prescription. LINZESS co-pays range from $0 to $38 depending on if you are active, non active (retired), or a family member and where you pick up your prescription.

VA LINZESS co-pay is $11.

Uninsured or if you cannot afford your medication

If you are having difficulty paying for your medicine, AbbVie may be able to help. Visit to learn more.

Insurance Coverage Support

To help you understand your coverage and what your out-of-pocket costs may be, it’s important to verify your benefits.

And even if your LINZESS isn’t covered, there may be ways to save on your prescription. An Insurance Specialist can talk you through your coverage and help identify potential savings options—regardless of your insurance coverage.

myAbbVie Assist

If you are having difficulty paying for your medicine, myAbbVie Assist may be able to help.

myAbbVie Assist, our patient assistance program, provides AbbVie medicine to qualifying patients. It is intended for people that live in the United States, have limited or no health insurance coverage and demonstrate qualifying financial need.

Visit to learn more.


*The price at which AbbVie® sells its products to wholesalers.

**Maximum savings limit applies; patient out-of-pocket expense may vary. Offer not valid for patients enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid, or other federal or state healthcare programs. This offer is not valid for cash-paying patients.  Please see Program Terms, Conditions, and Eligibility Criteria.

Important details about understanding your individual costs: The chart above provides cost information based on what a person with the type of coverage listed may pay. Your type of health or prescription insurance plan will determine exactly how much you will pay. Information listed is accurate as of January 2022 and is based on publicly available benefit design information for Medicaid and Medicare Part D out-of-pocket costs for the 2022 plan year.

††SHA APLD Dispensed TRx as of Jan-2022 to April-2022