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.
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.
Nonprofit group that provides information to healthcare providers to help patients get medications.
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.
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.
Free Medicine Program
Established by volunteers. Helps patients reduce or eliminate prescription drug costs.
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)
Cephalon, Inc (Gabitril)
Novartis (Tegretol, Trileptal)
Pfizer (Dilantin, Neurontin, Zarontin)
UCB Pharma (Keppra)
Valeant (Diastat, Mysoline)
Another resource: Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide, 2nd edition, pages 135-138, by Orrin Devinsky, MD, F.A., Davis Company, 2002.11