Being diagnosed with a rare disease can be stressful, daunting and confusing. Where do you start to begin not only to understand this disease, but how to take care of yourself. No doubt there are so many questions swirling in your head - and you just don't know where to start. So many Acromegalics find that they have maybe become reclusive or depressed, which makes it even harder to ask for help,or reach out for support.
Medications used to treat Acromegaly can be very costly, thus unaffordable for so many patients. Both Laneotride and Octreotide can cost $5,000 per shot, without health insurance. With health insurance, the cost comes down to around $3,000 per shot. To help with these exorbitant costs, the pharmaceutical companies offer patient assitance. Please click on the links below to learn more and apply for assistance.
SOMAVERT Copay/Coinsurance Support Program
Somatuline® Depot Copay/Coinsurance Support Program
Once the doctor has prescribed Somatuline® Depot (lanreotide) injection, the Patient Access Specialists at IPSEN CARES® can provide applicable patient coverage information, as appropriate, between the patient, doctor's office, insurance company, and specialty pharmacy. By serving as a central point of contact, IPSEN CARES® can help patients get started on treatment and provide support throughout the process.
Patients and Health Care Providers can also call IPSEN CARES® at (866) 435-5677
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