Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance Programs

  • Many pharmaceutical companies offer Patient Assistance Programs to those who cannot afford the cost of their medications but are ineligible for Medicaid due to their income.  Following is a list of each company’s contact information…
  • Banzel—Eisai Neurology Patient Assistance Program (1-866-694-2550)
  • Carbatrol—Shire Pharmaceuticals Carbatrol Patient Assistance Program (1-908-203-0657)
  • Depakene—Abbott Patient Assistance (1-800-222-6885)
  • Depakote, Depakote ER—Abbott Patient Assistance (1-800-222-6885)
  • Diastat Acudial Rectal Gel—Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Patient Assistance Program (1-800-511-2120)
  • Dilantin—Pfizer, Inc. — Connection to Care (1-800-707-8990)
  • Felbatol—Meda Pharmaceuticals Patient Assistance Program (1-800-678-4657)
  • Gabitral—CephalonCares Foundation Patient Assistance Program (1-877-237-4881)
  • HP Acthar Gel—Questcor Pharmaceuticals Acthar Gel Patient Assistance Program (1-888-435-2284)
  • Keppra, Keppra XR—UCB Patient Assistance Program (1-866-395-8366)
  • Lamictal, Lamictal XR—GlaxoSmithKline Bridges To Access (1-866-728-4368) *Advocate must pre-enroll patient
  • Lyrica—Pfizer, Inc. — Connection to Care (1-800-707-8990)
  • Mysoline—Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Patient Assistance Program (1-800-511-2120)
  • Neurontin—Pfizer, Inc. — Connection to Care (1-800-707-8990)
  • Phenobarbital—Xubex Patient Assistance Program (1-866-699-8239)
  • Sabril—Lundbeck’s SHARE Call Center 1-888-45-SHARE (1-888-457-4273)
  • Tegretol, Tegretol XR—Novartis Patient Assistance Program (1-800-277-2254)
  • Topamax—Janssen Ortho Patient Assistance Foundation (1-800-652-6227)
  • Tranxene—Lundbeck’s SHARE 1-888-45-SHARE (1-888-457-4273)
  • Trileptal—Novartis Patient Assistance Program (1-800-277-2254)
  • Vagus Nerve Stimulator—Cyberonics (1-800-332-1375 ext. 7493) or BJ Wilder Therapy Program
  • Vimpat—UCB Patient Assistance Program (1-866-395-8366)
  • Zarontin—Pfizer, Inc. –Connection to Care (1-800-707-8990)
  • Zonegran—Eisai Neurology Patient Assistance Program (1-866-694-2550)
  • Needy Meds—This website provides information on patient assistance programs available for each medication. Go to www.needymeds.org.
  • Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services Rx Outreach Medications—This provides discounts for some generic medications. (1-800-769-3880)
  • Xubex Pharmaceuticals Xubex Patient Assistance Program—This provides discounts for some generic medications. (1-866-699-8239) or www.xubex.com
  • RX Hope—This website provides information on patient assistance programs available for each medication. Go to https://www.rxhope.com.
  • PHRMA—This website provides information on patient assistance programs available for each medication. Go to http://www.pparx.org.
  • Together RX—This website provides information on patient assistance programs available for each medication. Go to http://www.together-rx.com.
  • Veteran’s Affairs Veteran’s Benefits—This website provides information about benefits for veterans. Go to http://www.va.gov.
  • Eli Lilly & Co—This website provides information about their patient assistance program and its eligibility requirements. Go to https://www.lilly.com
  • Phylis Feiner   www.epilepsytalk.com