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 Lenvima?

Lenvatinib is also known by the brand name, Lenvima. It is an antineoplastic (anti-cancer) drug that belongs to a class called tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKI) of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptors.

TKIs work by inhibiting the enzyme tyrosine kinase, thus blocking cell growth and division. Lenvima is a type of chemotherapy.


What Is Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment in which certain drugs are used to kill cancerous cells. Chemotherapy drugs are usually cytotoxic chemical substances that are toxic to the cells, restrict their growth, prevent their division, and ultimately kill the cells.

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How Is Lenvima Used?

Lenvima has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat metastatic endometrial, hepatocellular, renal, and thyroid cancers. Lenvima can be prescribed in combination with other chemotherapy agents, such as pembrolizumab (Keytruda) or everolimus (Afinitor), depending on the severity and type of cancer.

For example, for endometrial carcinoma, it is typically given in combination with pembrolizumab, and for renal cell carcinoma, it is typically given with either everolimus or pembrolizumab.


Available Formulations

Lenvima is only available in the form of capsules as a therapy pack and must be administered orally. The capsules are available in two different strengths: 4 mg and 10 mg. The 4 mg capsules are red and imprinted with “E LENV 4 mg” on one side. The 10 mg capsules are red and yellow and imprinted with “E LENV 10 mg” on one side.

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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Directions for Use

Lenvima may be taken with or without food. While taking the capsule, swallow it whole; do not break, crush, chew, or allow it to be dissolved in your mouth. Lenvima may also be dissolved in a small glass (15 ml) of water or apple juice. (Put the entire capsule in liquid and leave for 10 minutes and stir for an additional 3 minutes.) Following the ingestion of the liquid, add another small amount (15 ml) of water or apple juice into the glass, swirl, and repeat a few times to ensure all contents of the capsule have been ingested.

Lenvima is typically dosed once a day and the dose is dependent on the cancer type and severity. You should verify the correct dose and frequency with your provider.

Missed Dose

If you have accidentally missed a dose, do not take a missed dose within 12 hours of the next dose. If within 12 hours, skip the missed dose and return to regular administration.

Storage

Store capsules in a cool, dry place at room temperature and ensure the bottle is tightly closed.

Lenvima Side Effects

The most common side effects include:
  • Hair loss
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Cardiac complications
  • Hand-and-foot syndrome
  • Diarrhea or abdominal pain
  • Bone/joint pain
  • Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ)
  • Thyroid problems
  • Reversible posterior encephalopathy syndrome (PRES)
  • Liver or kidney complications
  • Headache
  • Weight loss
  • Tiredness or insomnia
  • Decreased appetite
  • Breathing difficulty
  • Mouth irritation or mouth sores
  • Change in voice

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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How Much Can You Save?

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(877) 778-0318