How Assistance Works

Streamlining our patient’s specialty pharmacy experience with unmatched full-service convenience

  • 1. Check Your Coverage/Benefits Verification

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

  • 2. Transfer Prescription to AmeriPharma™

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

  • 3. Prior Authorization

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 6. Delivery Coordination

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

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What Is Gamunex?

Gamunex-C is a type of sterile antibody solution that is extracted from human beings. Injections of this solution are given to patients suffering from a weak immune system or immune disorder. Gamunex-C injections help such patients combat infections.

Gamunex-C is a combination of immune globulins (antibodies) that is used as a treatment for patients suffering from immunodeficiencies. There are a number of conditions where patients lack an optimally working immune system that produces antibodies to keep them safe from microorganism attacks.

In such cases, Gamunex-C acts as an external source of antibodies that can boost the immune performance of the body.

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What Is Gamunex Used To Treat?

Primary Immunodeficiency (PI)

Gamunex-C is primarily indicated for conditions like primary immunodeficiency diseases (PID).

Congenital Agammaglobulinemia

Immunoglobulin therapy has shown promising results in alleviating symptoms of congenital agammaglobulinemia such as:

  • Fever
  • Sinusitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Otitis media

X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia

IgG replacement in patients suffering from X-linked agammaglobulinemia can impart symptomatic relief. This treatment also reduces the incidence of pneumonia and hospital admission in patients with agammaglobulinemia.

Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

The FDA has approved IV antibody treatment (including Gamunex-C) for Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.

Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

Intravenous immunoglobulin treatment can work for ITP. Studies show that Gamunex for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura can improve the prognosis and help alleviate symptoms.

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIPD)

In one trial, Gamunex-C was found to be the best treatment option for the management of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. The administration of Gamunex-C led to significant improvement in disability scores. The participants also experienced improvements in grip strength in both hands.

Copay and Financial Assistance

AmeriPharma™ Specialty Care alleviates financial burdens for patients and their families

  • Advanced software locates funding sources to match you with top-dollar foundation programs

  • One of our copay assistance specialists will assist with the application process

  • Automatic updates will be sent to you and your physician on the status of the funding

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Gamunex Infusion/ Administration

Injection of immune globulin 10% caprylate can be given into a vein or under the skin. This means Gamunex-C can be given as an IVIG infusion or a subcutaneous infusion.

IV Infusion

For intravenous infusion, Gamunex is given just like other IVIG therapies. The IV route is used for the treatment of primary immunodeficiencies (PI), immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP).

Note: You should not inject Gamunex-C intravenously if your doctor has instructed you to use subcutaneous infusion.

Subcutaneous Infusion

A Gamunex-C infusion pump is used to inject the solution subcutaneously. Patients must fill the pump reservoir and prepare the infusion pump. Subcutaneous infusion can be given at different sites of the body at the same time.

Gamunex Side Effects

Common side effects of Gamunex include:
  • Rash on skin that may be accompanied by redness and bruising
  • Itching on the injection site
  • Pain/stiffness on infusion site
  • Runny nose and sore throat (with cough)
  • Lethargy and bad moods
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain (and muscle/joint pain)
  • Hypertension
Serious side effects of Gamunex include:
  • Thrombosis
  • Renal failure
  • Aseptic meningitis
  • Hemolysis (and anemia)
  • Hematoma
  • Transmission of infections

Insurances Accepted

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

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