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Astellas Patient Assistance Program for Protopic

Summary

Astellas Pharma Inc. was establish in Japan on April 1st, 2005. Astellas Pharma Inc. formed through the merger of Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (founded in Osaka, Japan, 1923) and FujisawaPharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (founded in Osaka, Japan, 1894). As a new pharmaceutical company, Astellas Pharma Inc. aims to develop innovative and useful pharmaceuticals on a worldwide scale. Their parent companies reputations of quality and reliability has carried over into the newly formed Astellas Pharma Inc., giving them a solid reputation to build their treatments and therapies on.

Protopic is a calcineurin inhibitor launched by Astellas Pharma Inc. in 2000. Protopic has been approved by the FDA for treatment of moderate to severe eczema. Protopic is administered topically.

Eligibility

Astellas Patient Assistance Program For Protopic , a patient assistance program provided by Astellas Pharma Inc., offers Protopic at no cost for 90 days to those who are eligible for the program. Eligibility is based off of the following requirements:

  • You must be a citizen of the United States or its Territories.
  • You must meet an undisclosed income guideline.
  • The medication must be sent to the physicians office.
  • SOURCE: 2008 Poverty Chart
    Family Size
    300%
    250%
    200%
    150%
    133%
    100%
    1
    $32,490
    $27,075
    $21,660
    $16,245
    $14,404
    $10,830
    2
    $43,710
    $36,425
    $29,140
    $21,855
    $19,378
    $14,570
    3
    $54,930
    $45,775
    $36,620
    $27,465
    $24,352
    $18,310
    4
    $66,150
    $55,125
    $44,100
    $33,075
    $29,327
    $22,050
    5
    $77,370
    $64,475
    $51,580
    $38,685
    $34,301
    $25,790
    6
    $88,590
    $73,825
    $59,060
    $44,295
    $39,275
    $29,530
    7
    $99,810
    $83,175
    $66,540
    $49,905
    $44,249
    $33,270
    8
    $111,030
    $92,525
    $74,020
    $55,515
    $49,223
    $37,010
    Each Additional Family Member
    $11,220
    $9,350
    $7,480
    $5,610
    $4,974
    $3,740

    What´s Next?

    Fill out the program enrollment form located to your right. If you don't see an enrollment form available please call Astellas program directly. After filling out the enrollment form please bring the form to your doctor for proper signatures and procedures. Do not forget a self stamped envelope for them to mail in your application to the program.

    Other Tips

    • If you have any questions please call the Astellas program directly.
    • Fill out as much of the information on the enrollment form as possible. The more information you have pre-filled the easier the progrm is to enroll in.
    • Write down the refill dates for your program and set a reminder here on PatientAssistance.com so that you don't run out of medication.
    • Do not write messy on your forms as this will delay any response.
    • Call and write thank you notes to AAI Pharma Inc. program. Without their help millions of people will be without medication.

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