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How Azacitidine Copay Assistance Works

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1 – Check Your Coverage/Benefits Verification

Our team of expert billers finds the best avenues of coverage that minimize out-of-pocket costs.

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2 – Transfer Prescription to AmeriPharma

We process your prescription by working with your previous pharmacy or prescriber, making the transition quick and easy.

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3 – Prior Authorization

Our team of specialists obtains approval from your insurance companies within 24 to 72 hours.

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4 – Copay Assistance & Financial Aid

We secure financial aid and decrease copays, out-of-pocket expenses, and high deductibles. To date, AmeriPharma Specialty Care has secured $55 million in financial assistance for our patients.

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5 – Nursing Care Coordination

AmeriPharma puts your schedule and home environment first when scheduling and coordinating one of our specialized nurses for your in-home infusions.

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6 – Delivery Coordination

Medications are always delivered in strict compliance with the specific requirements for immune globulin shipping. Next-day and overnight cold-chain deliveries are coordinated around your schedule.

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What Is Azacitidine?

Azacitidine belongs to a drug category called antineoplastic agents. Antineoplastic drugs are medications used to treat cancer. Other names for antineoplastic drugs are anticancer, chemotherapy, chemo, cytotoxic, or hazardous drugs. When using this medication, it is recommended that you take an antiemetic to help with nausea and vomiting.

The brand names for this medication in the U.S. are Onureg and Vidaza. These medications are available in the market in tablet and injection forms (intravenous and subcutaneous).

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What is Azacitidine Used to Treat?

Azacitidine is used for acute myeloid leukemia, which is a type of cancer of the blood and bone marrow with excess immature white blood cells. It will interfere with the production of normal white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets.

It is also used for myelodysplastic syndromes which affect the production of blood cells. Azacitidine can be used in the refractory anemia subtype or refractory anemia with ringed sideroblasts, refractory anemia with excess blasts, refractory anemia with excess blasts in transformation, and chronic myelomonocytic leukemia.

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We accept Medicare, multi-state Medicaid, Medi-Cal, Blue Shield, and most private insurances. Call us to find out more about your coverage.

Azacitidine Side Effects

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Please be advised that potential side effects differ from one patient to another. Always consult with your pharmacist and your doctor if you can’t tolerate the side effects.

For tablets: 

  • Joint pain
  • Pain in arms or legs
  • Constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain, upset stomach, throwing up, or decreased appetite
  • Feeling dizzy, tired, or weak

For injection:

  • Mouth irritation or mouth sores
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Headache
  • Irritation where the shot is given
  • Dry skin
  • Nose or throat irritation
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Anxiety
  • Weight loss
  • Signs of a common cold
  • Constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain, upset stomach, throwing up, or decreased appetite
  • Feeling dizzy, tired, or weak

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We accept Medicare, multi-state Medicaid, Medi-Cal, Blue Shield, and most private insurances. Call us to find out more about your coverage.

Azacitidine Dosing Information

For acute myeloid leukemia for maintenance: take 300 mg once daily on days 1 to 14 of a 28-day cycle.

For myelodysplastic syndrome and acute myeloid leukemia in patients requiring low-intensity therapy:  Your doctor will choose the subcutaneous or intravenous form, and the dose will be calculated depending on your body surface area.

Tablets:

  • Take a missed dose as soon as you remember if it is still the same day.
  • If you do not remember about the missed dose until the next day, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal dosing schedule.
  • Do not take two doses on the same day.

Store tablets in the original container at room temperature in a dry place.

Injection:

Your doctor will let you know how and when to inject.

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