Finding assistance during the COVID-19 crisis

Are you concerned about getting the medications you need right now? Many drugmakers have special assistance programs that can help.

Step 1:
Find out which company makes the drug you are taking. If you are unsure, call your pharmacy.

Step 2:
Check the list below. If you do not see the name of your drug maker here, do a quick internet search. Type in the name of your drug, plus the words “patient assistance.” This may help you find the resources you need.

Below is a partial list of patient assistance programs that may be useful to you and your family. While DBSA does not endorse any specific drug or course of treatment, we know that medications are important for many people living with mood disorders. We support your wellness and want you to have the resources you need.

Alkermes

The makers of Vivitrol® and Aristada® have patient access services lines open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. Representatives can help verify insurance benefits, find treatment providers who can provide injections and more.

Call 1-800-VIVITROL (1-800-848-4876) or visit the Vivitrol patient support site:
https://www.vivitrol.com/co-pay-savings-program

ARISTADA Care Support can be reached at 1-866-ARISTADA (1-866-274-7823), or visit
the Aristada patient support site:
https://www.aristada.com/resources 

Allergan

If you are currently taking medication made by Allergan, you can find the patient assistance program by visiting the Allergan patient support page and clicking on the brand name of your prescription. This will direct you to more resources.
Allergan Patient Support

The Johnson & Johnson Foundation

The Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation helps people who do not have insurance coverage get prescription products donated by Johnson & Johnson companies. Find out if you are eligible for this program by visiting this patient assistance page.
Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance

Lundbeck

The Lundbeck Patient Assistance Program helps patients with limited financial resources who do not have insurance coverage to cover the cost of medications. If you are taking a medication made by Lundbeck, learn more by visiting the company’s patient assistance page.
Lundbeck Patient Assistance

Neurocrine Biosciences

The makers of INGREZZA® have a help line where you can ask questions about prescription fulfillment, financial assistance and product support. Call 844-647-3992 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or visit the INGREZZA patient assistance page.
INGREZZA Patient Assistance

Otsuka Pharmaceutical 

The makers of Abilify Maintena®, Abilify Mycite®, Jynarque®, Rexulti®, and Samsca® have a patient assistance program to help with general questions, access to medications, prescription costs and much more. Call 1-855-242-7787 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except for holidays), or visit the Otsuka patient assistance site.
Otsuka Patient Assistance

Sage Therapeutics

The makers of Zulresso® have a patient assistance program to answer questions, explain insurance and coverage options and provide financial assistance for eligible patients. Call 1-844-472-4379 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or visit the Sage Therapeutics patient assistance page.
Zulresso Patient Assistance

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company

Takeda’s Help At Hand program offers resources for people who have no insurance, or not enough insurance, and need help getting their medicines. Visit this web page to see the Takeda medications that are part of this program and find out how you can apply for assistance.
Takeda Help At Hand Program

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Teva provides medications at no cost for patients who meet certain insurance and income criteria. If you are currently taking a medication made by Teva, call 877-237-4881 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday Eastern Time, or visit the Teva Cares Foundation website for more information.
Teva Cares Foundation 

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