When you’re prescribed Otezla,
you’re never alone.
Amgen SupportPlus Representatives can help answer questions you may have regarding insurance coverage and can work with a specialty pharmacy to get your Otezla prescription.
If you have commercial insurance (usually self-purchased or through an employer), you can get Otezla for $0* per month with the Otezla $0 Co-Pay Card.
*Eligibility criteria and program maximums apply. See AmgenSupportPlus.com/copay-terms for full Terms and Conditions.
If you are uninsured or underinsured, Amgen® Safety Net Foundation is a nonprofit patient assistance program sponsored by Amgen® that helps qualifying patients access Amgen medicines at no cost. Click here to learn more.
With Otezla, you don’t have to do it alone. Your enrollment in Amgen SupportPlus includes a dedicated Amgen Nurse Partner who will be with you along the way to offer supplemental support and provide information about resources to help you access your prescribed Amgen medication. If you have questions about the Amgen Nurse Partners Program, you can give us a call and speak to one of our Amgen Nurse Partners at 1-844-4OTEZLA (1-844-468-3952) 8 AM – 8 PM ET, Monday – Friday.
†Amgen Nurse Partners are only available to patients that are prescribed certain Amgen products. They are not part of your treatment team and do not provide medical advice, nursing, or case management services. Amgen Nurse Partners will not inject patients with Amgen medications. Patients should always consult their healthcare provider regarding medical decisions or treatment concerns.
Access to helpful tools, resources, and more that you’ll need to get started with Otezla—plus more information on the approved uses and what the experts say about Otezla.
The Otezla Co-Pay Program may help eligible patients with commercial insurance (usually self-purchased or through an employer) lower their out-of-pocket costs for Otezla.
You must not take Otezla if you are allergic to apremilast or to any of the ingredients in Otezla.
Otezla can cause allergic reactions, sometimes severe. Stop using Otezla and call your healthcare provider or seek emergency help right away if you develop any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: trouble breathing or swallowing, raised bumps (hives), rash or itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat or arms.
Otezla can cause severe diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting, especially within the first few weeks of treatment. Use in elderly patients and the use of certain medications with Otezla appears to increase the risk of complications from having severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. Tell your doctor if any of these conditions occur.
Otezla is associated with an increase in depression. In clinical studies, some patients reported depression, or suicidal behavior while taking Otezla. Some patients stopped taking Otezla due to depression. Before starting Otezla, tell your doctor if you have had feelings of depression, or suicidal thoughts or behavior. Be sure to tell your doctor if any of these symptoms or other mood changes develop or worsen during treatment with Otezla.
Some patients taking Otezla lost body weight. Your doctor should monitor your weight regularly. If unexplained or significant weight loss occurs, your doctor will decide if you should continue taking Otezla.
Some medicines may make Otezla less effective and should not be taken with Otezla. Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines.
The most common side effects of Otezla include diarrhea, nausea, upper respiratory tract infection, tension headache, and headache. These are not all the possible side effects with Otezla. Ask your doctor about other potential side effects. Tell your doctor about any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or planning to breastfeed.
Please click here for the Full Prescribing Information for Otezla.
Otezla® (apremilast) is a prescription medicine used to treat adult patients with: