Effective January 1st, Genentech will be updating the co-pay program benefit period. The program will be moving from a 12-month benefit to a calendar year benefit (January to December).
Patient benefit will automatically renew annually for all patients enrolled in the program on January 1st.
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Eligible commercially insured patients who are prescribed Esbriet for an FDA-approved use can receive up to $25,000 in assistance per 12-month period.
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Esbriet is a prescription medicine used to treat people with a lung disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
It is not known if Esbriet is safe and effective in children.
Before you take Esbriet, tell your doctor if you:
Esbriet may cause serious side effects, including:
Your doctor may change your dose or discontinue Esbriet if side effects do not go away.
The most common side effects of Esbriet include upper respiratory tract infections, feeling tired, headache, dizziness, loss of appetite, sinusitis, insomnia, or weight loss.
These are not all the possible side effects of Esbriet.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch or to Genentech at 1-888-835-2555.
Please see full Prescribing Information, including Patient Information, for additional important safety information.