Medication Assistance Programs

Access 2 Wellness
One of the broadest assistance programs. More than 1,000 prescription medications, for free or at a discount, to those who qualify.
866-317-2775

Partnership for Prescription Assistance
Partnership of pharmaceutical companies, doctors, health care providers, patient advocacy organizations, and community groups. Help for patients who qualify to get the medications they need through public or private programs.
888-477-2669

Rx Assist
Nonprofit group that provides information to healthcare providers to help patients get medications.

Rx Hope
Patient assistance company partially funded by pharmaceutical manufacturers. Promises fast response for some medications at no cost. Information on website about medications covered by assistance programs.
800-511-2120

Together RX Access
Free prescription savings program for people who qualify. For those who lack insurance for prescription drugs and are not eligible for Medicare.
800-444-4106

Free Medicine Program
Established by volunteers. Helps patients reduce or eliminate prescription drug costs.
800-921-0072
Spanish: (main desk only—7am to 1pm, M-F)

Pharmaceutical companies also provide assistance with prescription drugs for low-income families. Try contacting specific companies for details.

Abbott Laboratories (Depakote)
800-222-6885

Cephalon, Inc (Gabitril)
866-209-7589

Eisai (Zonegran)
866-694-2550

GlaxoSmithKline (Lamictal)
888-825-5249

Novartis (Tegretol, Trileptal)
800-277-2254

Ortho-McNeil (Topamax)
877-937-9682
800-652-6227

Pfizer (Dilantin, Neurontin, Zarontin)
866-776-3700

UCB Pharma (Keppra)
800-477-7877

Valeant (Diastat, Mysoline)
800-511-2120

Another resource: Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide, 2nd edition, pages 135-138, by Orrin Devinsky, MD, F.A., Davis Company, 2002.11

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