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How Bendeka 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 Bendeka?

Bendeka, also known by its generic name bendamustine, is a chemotherapy medication used in the treatment of certain cancers. It is given through an intravenous infusion on specific days of a treatment cycle. 

Before starting Bendeka, it is important to speak to your doctor or pharmacist about your medication and medical history. Inform your doctor or pharmacist of:

  • Any allergic reaction to Bendeka or to any of its components 
  • Your complete allergy history and the type of reaction that you experienced
  • Liver problems, heart disease, kidney disease, and any recent or current infections
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding

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What Is Bendeka Used For?

Bendeka has been FDA approved for the following labeled indications: 

  • Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), indolent (refractory)

There are also off-label indications in which Bendeka can be prescribed. These indications include: 

  • Hodgkin lymphoma (relapsed or refractory)
  • Multiple myeloma (salvage therapy)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell (relapsed or refractory)
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, indolent and mantle cell, first-line treatment
  • Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, mantle cell (relapsed or refractory)
  • Waldentrom macroglobulinemia

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Bendeka Side Effects

Listed below are some of the common side effects of Bendeka that may go away as the body gets used to the drug during or after some days of treatment. However, if these side effects become persistent, severe, or intolerable, it is important to inform your doctor right away for additional assessment.

The common side effects of Bendeka include:

  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, upset stomach
  • Weakness, dizziness, fatigue
  • Mouth sores or mouth irritaton
  • Trouble sleeping 
  • Loss of appetite
  • Cough
  • Weight loss
  • Sweating

Severe side effects of Bendeka include:

  • Signs of anaphylaxis: such as swelling of the face, mouth or throat; trouble breathing or speaking
  • Blood-related effects: low red blood cell count, low white blood count and low platelet count, leading to bleeding or bruising and an increased risk of infections
  • Swelling in the ankles, feet, or hands
  • Uncontrollable or persistent nausea and vomiting
  • Kidney failure 
  • Signs of liver injury, such as yellowing of the eyes or skin

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Bendeka Preparations

Strength:

Bendeka comes as a clear, colorless, and ready-to-dilute solution as a 100 mg/4 ml (25 mg/ml) multi-dose vial.

Dose: 

The dose of Bendeka varies depending on the patient’s cancer type, age, weight, and disease history. The usual recommended dose of Bendeka for the following cancers is given below:

  • For Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
    IV dose: 100 mg/m², given IV over 10 minutes on day 1 and day 2 of a 28-day cycle for up to 6 cycles/doses.
  • For Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
    IV dose: 120 mg/m² given IV over 10 minutes on day 1 and day 2 of a 21-day cycle for up to 8 cycles/doses.

Contraindications

Bendeka is contraindicated in the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • Decreased blood platelets
  • Abnormal liver function test
  • Dehydration
  • Anemia
  • High levels of potassium in the blood
  • Severe infections
  • Skin cancer (malignant melanoma)
  • Tobacco smoking 
  • Low levels of WBCs (leukocytes)

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