PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa)
(epoetin alfa)
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Need help paying for your PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa) prescription?

We want to guide you to programs that may help. Here you'll find the financial assistance programs available for PROCRIT®. We have also listed most of the eligibility requirements for each, so you can narrow your focus to those that best suit your circumstances. Call the programs or visit their websites to learn more.

Janssen CarePath

800-553-3851

(800-553-3851)

Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM ET

To view programs that are best suited for you, select your coverage status for PROCRIT® or view all assistance programs

You may be eligible for one or more of the following programs:

To view programs that are best suited for you, select your insurance status for PROCRIT® or view all assistance programs

You may be eligible for one or more of the following programs:

At the current time, patient affordability programs for the selected insurance option are not available for this product. Please check back, as programs change.

The following programs are not affiliated with Janssen.

Be sure to contact the programs directly to get details on eligibility and application requirements, and to see if they have funding available to help you.

State-Sponsored Programs

Some states sponsor prescription financial assistance programs, each with its own eligibility requirements.

Find out if your state has a program that can help you »

Medicare Savings Program

Many states have programs for people with limited income and resources that pay some or all of Medicare's premiums and may pay Medicare deductibles and co-insurance.

Find out if your state has a program that can help you »

Medicare Part D Extra Help — Low-Income Subsidy

Medicare patients who have limited income and resources may qualify for "extra help" to pay for prescription drugs. The Low-Income Subsidy (LIS) program from Medicare provides financial assistance for patients who may otherwise be unable to afford the costs associated with their Medicare Part D plan.

Those who are eligible for LIS may:

  • Receive assistance paying their monthly premium
  • Have a reduced or no deductible
  • Have reduced or no prescription co-insurance and co-payments
  • Have no gap in coverage

Independent co-pay assistance foundations

Independent co-pay assistance foundations have their own rules for eligibility. We cannot guarantee a foundation will help you. We only can refer you to a foundation that supports your disease state. This information is provided as a resource for you. We do not endorse any particular foundation. The foundations on this list are not the only ones that might be able to help you.

Patient Advocate Foundation

The HealthWell Foundation®

Other Resources

The Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (JJPAF) is an independent, nonprofit organization that is committed to helping eligible patients without insurance coverage receive prescription products donated by Johnson & Johnson operating companies. To see if you might qualify for assistance, please contact a JJPAF program specialist at 1-800-652-6227 (Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM ET) or visit the foundation website at www.JJPAF.org.

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is PROCRIT®?

PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa) is used to treat a lower than normal number of red blood cells (anemia) caused by:

  • Chronic kidney disease in patients on dialysis and not on dialysis.
  • Chemotherapy that will be used for at least 2 months after starting PROCRIT®.
  • A medicine called zidovudine (AZT) used to treat HIV infection.

PROCRIT® may also be used to reduce the chance you will need red blood cell transfusions if you are scheduled for certain surgeries where a lot of blood loss is expected.

If your hemoglobin level stays too high or if your hemoglobin goes up too quickly, this may lead to serious health problems which may result in death. These serious health problems may happen if you take PROCRIT®, even if you do not have an increase in your hemoglobin level.

PROCRIT® has not been proven to improve quality of life, fatigue, or well-being.

PROCRIT® should not be used for treatment of anemia:

  • If you have cancer and you will not be receiving chemotherapy that may cause anemia.
  • If you have a cancer that has a high chance of being cured.
  • If your anemia caused by chemotherapy treatment can be managed by RBC transfusion.
  • In place of emergency treatment for anemia (red blood cell transfusions).

PROCRIT® should not be used to reduce the chance of red blood cell transfusions if:

  • You are scheduled for surgery on your heart or blood vessels.
  • You are able and willing to donate blood prior to surgery.

It is not known if PROCRIT® is safe and effective in treating anemia in children less than 1 month old who have chronic kidney disease and in children less than 5 years old who have anemia caused by chemotherapy.

What is the most important information I should know about PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa)?

PROCRIT® may cause serious side effects that can lead to death, including:

For people with cancer:
Your tumor may grow faster and you may die sooner if you choose to take PROCRIT®. Your healthcare provider will talk with you about these risks.

For all people who take PROCRIT®, including patients with cancer or chronic kidney disease:

If you decide to take PROCRIT®, your healthcare provider should prescribe the smallest dose of PROCRIT® that is necessary to reduce your chance of needing red blood cell transfusions.

Who should not take PROCRIT®?

Do not take PROCRIT® if you:

Do not give PROCRIT® from multiple-dose vials to:

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking PROCRIT®?

PROCRIT® may not be right for you. Tell your healthcare provider about all your health conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

What are the possible side effects of PROCRIT®?

PROCRIT® may cause serious side effects.

Common side effects of PROCRIT® include:

  • Joint, muscle, or bone pain
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • High blood sugar
  • Low potassium levels in the blood
  • Chills
  • Redness and pain at the PROCRIT® injection site
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Blood vessel blockage
  • Low white blood cells
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Soreness of mouth
  • Itching
  • Headache
  • Respiratory infection
  • Weight decrease
  • Depression
  • Muscle spasm

These are not all of the possible side effects of PROCRIT®. Your healthcare provider can give you a more complete list. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effects that bother you or that do not go away.

Please read the Medication Guide for PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa) and discuss it with your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

080072-170908

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What is PROCRIT®?

PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa) is used to treat a lower than normal number of red blood cells (anemia) caused by:

  • Chronic kidney disease in patients on dialysis and not on dialysis.
  • Chemotherapy that will be used for at least 2 months after starting PROCRIT®.
  • A medicine called zidovudine (AZT) used to treat HIV infection.

PROCRIT® may also be used to reduce the chance you will need red blood cell transfusions if you are scheduled for certain surgeries where a lot of blood loss is expected.

If your hemoglobin level stays too high or if your hemoglobin goes up too quickly, this may lead to serious health problems which may result in death. These serious health problems may happen if you take PROCRIT®, even if you do not have an increase in your hemoglobin level.

PROCRIT® has not been proven to improve quality of life, fatigue, or well-being.

PROCRIT® should not be used for treatment of anemia:

  • If you have cancer and you will not be receiving chemotherapy that may cause anemia.
  • If you have a cancer that has a high chance of being cured.
  • If your anemia caused by chemotherapy treatment can be managed by RBC transfusion.
  • In place of emergency treatment for anemia (red blood cell transfusions).

PROCRIT® should not be used to reduce the chance of red blood cell transfusions if:

  • You are scheduled for surgery on your heart or blood vessels.
  • You are able and willing to donate blood prior to surgery.

It is not known if PROCRIT® is safe and effective in treating anemia in children less than 1 month old who have chronic kidney disease and in children less than 5 years old who have anemia caused by chemotherapy.

What is the most important information I should know about PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa)?

PROCRIT® may cause serious side effects that can lead to death, including:

For people with cancer:
Your tumor may grow faster and you may die sooner if you choose to take PROCRIT®. Your healthcare provider will talk with you about these risks.

For all people who take PROCRIT®, including patients with cancer or chronic kidney disease:

If you decide to take PROCRIT®, your healthcare provider should prescribe the smallest dose of PROCRIT® that is necessary to reduce your chance of needing red blood cell transfusions.

Who should not take PROCRIT®?

Do not take PROCRIT® if you:

Do not give PROCRIT® from multiple-dose vials to:

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking PROCRIT®?

PROCRIT® may not be right for you. Tell your healthcare provider about all your health conditions, including if you:

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

What are the possible side effects of PROCRIT®?

PROCRIT® may cause serious side effects.

Common side effects of PROCRIT® include:

  • Joint, muscle, or bone pain
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Dizziness
  • High blood sugar
  • Low potassium levels in the blood
  • Chills
  • Redness and pain at the PROCRIT® injection site
  • Rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Blood vessel blockage
  • Low white blood cells
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Soreness of mouth
  • Itching
  • Headache
  • Respiratory infection
  • Weight decrease
  • Depression
  • Muscle spasm

These are not all of the possible side effects of PROCRIT®. Your healthcare provider can give you a more complete list. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effects that bother you or that do not go away.

Please read the Medication Guide for PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa) and discuss it with your doctor.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

080072-170908