PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa)
(epoetin alfa)
AXERT® (almotriptan malate) Tablets
CONCERTA® (methylphenidate HCI) Extended-Release Tablets CII
DITROPAN XL® (oxybutynin chloride)
DITROPAN XL®
DOXIL® (doxorubicin HCl liposome injection)
DURAGESIC® (fentanyl transdermal system) CII
EDURANT® (rilpivirine)
ELMIRON® (pentosan polysulfate sodium) Capsules
HALDOL® (haloperidol)
HALDOL® DECANOATE (haloperidol)
HALDOL® DECANOATE
INTELENCE® (etravirine)
INVEGA® (paliperidone)
INVEGA SUSTENNA® (paliperidone palmitate)
INVEGA SUSTENNA®
INVOKAMET™ (canagliflozin/metformin HCl) tablets
INVOKANA® (canagliflozin)
LEVAQUIN® (levofloxacin) Tablets
OLYSIO® (simeprevir)
ONETOUCH® Meters and Test Strips
ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN® LO (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol)
ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN® LO
PANCREAZE® (pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules
PREZCOBIX™ (darunavir 800 mg/ cobicistat 150 mg) tablets
PREZISTA® (darunavir) Tablets
PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa)
RAZADYNE® (galantamine)
RAZADYNE® ER (galantamine HBr) Extended-Release Capsules
RAZADYNE® ER
REMICADE® (infliximab)
RISPERDAL® (risperidone)
RISPERDAL CONSTA® (risperidone)
RISPERDAL CONSTA®
SIMPONI® (golimumab)
SIMPONI ARIA® (golimumab) for infusion
SIMPONI ARIA®
SPORANOX® (itraconazole)
STELARA® (ustekinumab)
SYLVANT® (siltuximab)
TERAZOL® (terconazole)
TOPAMAX® (topiramate) Tablets
ULTRACET® (tramadol hydrochloride/acetaminophen)
ULTRAM® (tramadol hydrochloride)
ULTRAM® ER (tramadol HCI) Extended-Release Tablets
ULTRAM® ER
XARELTO® (rivaroxaban)
ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate)

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 web sites to learn more.

PROCRITline®

1-800-553-3851

Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM ET

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:

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.

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation

Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (JJPAF) is committed to providing access to medicines for uninsured patients who lack the financial resources to pay for them. If you need PROCRIT® (epoetin alfa), and are uninsured and unable to pay for your medicine, please contact a JJPAF program specialist at 1-800-652-6227 9 AM to 6 PM ET or visit the foundation website at JJPAF.org to see if you might qualify for assistance.

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

Patient Advocate Foundation

This foundation provides financial assistance to those eligible for their out-of-pocket medication expenses.

This foundation may be able to help you if:

  • You have private/commercial or government insurance coverage for PROCRIT®
    AND
  • You are taking PROCRIT® to treat Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia

The HealthWell Foundation®

This foundation provides financial assistance to those eligible for co-insurance, co-payments, healthcare premiums and deductibles for certain medications.

This foundation may be able to help you if:

  • You have private/commercial or government insurance coverage for PROCRIT®
    AND
  • You are taking PROCRIT® to treat Anemia in Chronic Renal Insufficiency or CRF, Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia
April 3, 2015
Expand
Expand

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

INDICATIONS

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.

PROCRIT® should not be used for treatment of anemia:

  • If you have cancer and you are receiving hormones, biologic products or radiation therapy unless also receiving chemotherapy at the same time.
  • If you have cancer and you will not be receiving chemotherapy that may cause anemia for at least 2 more months.
  • If you have a cancer that has a high chance of being cured.
  • In place of emergency treatment for anemia (red blood cell transfusions).

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

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.

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 has received special training in order to prescribe PROCRIT® and will talk with you in detail 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 multi-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.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines with you and show it to your healthcare provider when you get a new medicine.

What are the possible side effects of PROCRIT®?

PROCRIT® may cause serious side effects.

Common side effects of PROCRIT® include:

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 (1-800-332-1088).

016793-140611

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

INDICATIONS

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.

PROCRIT® should not be used for treatment of anemia:

  • If you have cancer and you are receiving hormones, biologic products or radiation therapy unless also receiving chemotherapy at the same time.
  • If you have cancer and you will not be receiving chemotherapy that may cause anemia for at least 2 more months.
  • If you have a cancer that has a high chance of being cured.
  • In place of emergency treatment for anemia (red blood cell transfusions).

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

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.

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 has received special training in order to prescribe PROCRIT® and will talk with you in detail 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 multi-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.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines with you and show it to your healthcare provider when you get a new medicine.

What are the possible side effects of PROCRIT®?

PROCRIT® may cause serious side effects.

Common side effects of PROCRIT® include:

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 (1-800-332-1088).

016793-140611