Getting Otezla® (apremilast) for Plaque Psoriasis
Indications
Approved Uses Otezla® (apremilast) is a prescription medicine used to treat adult patients with:
  • Plaque psoriasis for whom phototherapy or systemic therapy is appropriate. Read more >
Approved Uses Otezla® (apremilast) is a prescription medicine used to treat adult patients with:
  • Plaque psoriasis for whom phototherapy or systemic therapy is appropriate.
  • Active psoriatic arthritis.
  • Oral ulcers associated with Behçet’s Disease. Read less >

Getting your

Otezla prescription.

Otezla is delivered right to your door.

Don’t have a prescription yet?

Talk to your doctor to find out if Otezla, a pill that works inside the body, would be a good fit for you.

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Have a prescription?
You can get Otezla in 3 steps.

Instead of picking up your prescription, a specialty pharmacy will deliver it directly to you by mail. This happens in a few steps:

Doctor
Your doctor will send your prescription to the specialty pharmacy
A specialty pharmacy provides medications for chronic conditions. Ask your doctor’s office for the name and phone number of your specialty pharmacy—that way you’ll know it’s them when they call. It may take a few days for the pharmacy to get in touch if they need to get prior authorization from your insurance company.
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The specialty pharmacy will call to set up a delivery
If you have an Otezla $0 Co-Pay Card, have it handy and be ready to provide the number on the card to the pharmacist. If you don’t hear from your specialty pharmacy within a week of being prescribed Otezla, talk to your doctor or call Amgen® SupportPlus at 1-844-4OTEZLA (1-844-468-3952) for more help.
Delivery
Your Otezla prescription will be delivered to you
While the specialty pharmacy works with your insurance company to have your prescription approved, they will also fill the prescription and send your Otezla directly to you.

A specialty pharmacy may work together with you and your doctor to help you access Otezla.

Pay as little as $0*

Did you know you may be eligible to pay as little as $0 per month through the Otezla Co-Pay Program? For eligible, commercially insured patients, your co-pay can be applied to deductible, co-insurance, and co-payment,* and is available regardless of your income level.

First-time co-pay card user? Find out more about how it works, and how it can help.

No insurance? Learn about other ways to access Otezla.

*For commercially insured patients only. Eligibility criteria and program maximums apply.
See AmgenSupportPlus.com/copay-terms for full Terms and Conditions.
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Hand holding copay card from Amgen® SupportPlus program
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Get support

Amgen® SupportPlus can help with financial support and insurance coverage for Otezla.
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Get Otezla in 3 steps

Take a look at the Otezla Roadmap for information on getting your prescription.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-332-1088.

Please click here for the Full Prescribing Information for Otezla.

APPROVED USES

Otezla® (apremilast) is a prescription medicine used to treat adult patients with:

  • Plaque psoriasis for whom phototherapy or systemic therapy is appropriate.
  • Active psoriatic arthritis.
  • Oral ulcers associated with Behçet’s Disease.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

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,