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Does Allergan have a patient assistance program?

Does Allergan have a patient assistance program?

Allergan Patient Assistance Programs provide certain products to patients in the United States who are unable to afford the cost of their medication and who meet other eligibility requirements.

Is there a substitute for Lumigan eye drops?

Bimatoprost (Lumigan®) Travoprost (Travatan®) Unoprostone isopropyl ophthalmic solution (Rescula®) Latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution (Vyzulta™)

Who is myAbbVie assist?

myAbbVie Assist. We believe that people who need our medicines should be able to get them. That’s why myAbbVie Assist provides free AbbVie medicine to qualifying patients. If you have any questions, visit the FAQs or call us at 1-800-222-6885.

How can I get help paying for Restasis?

AbbVie has expanded financial assistance to support qualifying* patients who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you lost employer-provided health insurance that covered your AbbVie treatment and can no longer pay for Restasis, please call: 1-800-222-6885.

Is Allergan part of AbbVie?

AbbVie’s $63bn acquisition of Allergan has been in the works since June 2019. It aims to diversify AbbVie’s portfolio beyond its blockbuster product Humira and create cost efficiencies in R&D and commercialisation activities.

What is the best eye drop for glaucoma?

Examples of this type of drop include:

  • Bimatoprost (Lumigan)
  • Latanoprost (Xalatan)
  • Tafluprost (Zioptan)
  • Travoprost (Travatan Z)

Is AbbVie and Abbott the same company?

AbbVie was founded in 2013 when we became a separate company from Abbott. Our name represents a proud connection to that legacy.

What does AbbVie stand for?

Richard A. Gonzalez, currently executive vice president, Global Pharmaceuticals, will become chairman and CEO of AbbVie. The name is derived from a combination of Abbott and “vie,” which references the Latin root “vi” meaning life.

Is there a generic for Restasis eye drops?

There are currently no generic alternatives for Restasis. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.

Why is Restasis not covered by insurance?

Laws require Medicare drug plans to cover at least one treatment for common medical conditions like dry eye disease; however, plans have the ability to choose which treatments they’ll pay for. Because Restasis doesn’t have a generic alternative, your plan will likely classify it as a Tier 3 or 4 drug.