The Partnership for Prescription Assistance program offers a single point of access to more than 275 public and private patient assistance programs, including more than 150 programs offered by pharmaceutical companies. Please call 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669) or visit www.pparx.org.
Rx Outreach offers patient assistance for generic medicines to treat a wide range of conditions including diabetes, asthma, heart disease, and depression. People may take advantage of the program even if they receive medicines through another discount program. Please call 1-800-769-3880, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.rxoutreach.com/en/default.aspx.
3M Pharmaceuticals has donated $1,000,000 in safety, medical and cleaning products.
3M Patient Assistance Program: 1-800-328-0255 or 1-651-733-1110
AstraZeneca is making product donations to national and local disaster relief organizations providing aid to hurricane-affected areas along with free medicines to patients and clinics through AZ Patient Assistance Programs.
Rhinocort® Nasal Inhaler
AZ Foundation Patient Assistance Program: 1-800-424-3727,Katrina Product Donation Contact: Suzanne Mitchell-Delaney at 1-302-886-8351
Boehringer Ingelheim is donating up to $600,000 in cash and additional product donations as needed.
Atrovent® Nasal Spray
BI Cares Foundation Patient Assistance Program (c/o Express Scripts): 1-800-556-8317
Dey Branded Generics:
General Phone Number: 1-707-224-3200
Patient Assistance Program: 1-800-851-0758 or 1-314-493-7000
Genentech Access to Care Foundation: 1-800-530-3083
GlaxoSmithKline is donating medicines and health products as needed.
GSK Bridges to Access Program: 1-888-825-5249 or 1-866-728-4368
IVAX Labs pharmaceutical product contribution will be made in collaboration with five major pharmacy chains to provide products at no cost to those individuals living in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina who are in need and have no prescription drug coverage.
IVAX Phone Number: 1-800-327-4114 or 1-305-575-6000
Medical Inquiries: 1-888-454-7437
Corporate Development and External Affairs: (732) 564-2233
Merck is working closely with affected states and relief agencies to donate requested medicines and vaccines and to replace lost prescription medicines for victims, hospitals and clinics.
Merck Patient Assistance Program: 1-800-994-2111 or 1-800-727-5400
Novartis is making product donations and working with local government officials and third party organizations to ship products to the gulf region.
Information on Novartis products for Hurricane victims can be found through AmeriCares: 1-800-486-4357
Pfizer is donating medicines and over the counter consumer health products.
Pfizer Connection to Care: 1-866-706-2400, 1-800-707-8990, or 1-800-438-1985
Sanofi-Aventis is securing medicines to donate to the relief effort.
Sanofi-Aventis Patient Assistance Program: 1-800-221-4025 or 1-800-207-8049
Schering-Plough has made an initial product donation of $2,000,000.
Schering-Plough Patient Assistance Program: 1-800-656-9485 or 1-800-222-7579
Xopenex® Inhalation Solution
Customer Assistance Center: 1-888-394-7377,Medical Information: 1-800-739-0565
Wyeth is donating needed consumer health care and pharmaceutical products.
Wyeth Patient Assistance Program and Customer Service: 1-800-666-7248