Approved Uses

Otezla® (apremilast) is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis for whom phototherapy or systemic therapy is appropriate.

Otezla is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis.

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Treat plaque psoriasis differently

Treat psoriatic arthritis differently

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*Certain restrictions apply. *Certain restrictions apply; eligibility not based on income.

APPROVED USES

Otezla® (apremilast) is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis for whom phototherapy or systemic therapy is appropriate.

Otezla is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis.

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 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 having 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.

Side effects of Otezla include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, upper respiratory tract infection, runny nose, sneezing, or congestion, abdominal pain, 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. Otezla has not been studied in pregnant women or in women who are breastfeeding.

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. 1-800-332-1088.

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ALL ABOUT SUPPORTPLUS™

SupportPlus™ is an exclusive program for people taking Otezla® (apremilast), as well as those looking for more information on treatment. It’s designed to support you every step of the way. It offers support throughout your journey, including information on receiving your Otezla prescription, how to save on treatment, and more.

How SupportPlus can help

The SupportPlus™ team is available 8 am – 8 pm ET, Monday – Friday at 1-844-4OTEZLA (1-844-468-3952). 1-844-4OTEZLA (1-844-468-3952).

Information about Otezla

Not yet taking Otezla, but interested in learning more? Otezla SupportPlus™ can provide you helpful information, including:

  • Information on how Otezla works to treat plaque psoriasis
  • Stories from people currently taking Otezla
  • Helpful tips for living with plaque psoriasis
  • Questions to ask your doctor about treatment
Getting your Otezla prescription

There are a few steps that need to happen to get you started on Otezla—and we're here to help. Here's what we can do:

  • Help you choose an insurance plan or select a specialty pharmacy
  • Help you understand your insurance coverage
  • Work with your doctor, insurance company, and specialty pharmacy to help manage coverage issues
Finding ways you can save on treatment

Regardless of what type of insurance coverage you have, we’ll help you search for the savings available to you. To that end, we can:

  • Work with your specialty pharmacy to apply our $0 co-pay* offer
  • Help people with Medicare or Medicaid to apply for co-pay assistance via independent foundations or state programs
  • Help people who are uninsured or underinsured apply for the Patient Assistance Program
Help while you’re taking Otezla

The support doesn’t stop when you get your prescription. We’re here throughout your journey—whether you’ve got questions or you’re looking for a little extra information. Here’s just some of the ongoing support we can offer:

  • Access to trained nurses on call to answer your questions—24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Lifestyle tips around healthy eating, reducing stress, and more
  • Stories from people taking Otezla, and dermatologists’ perspectives on treatment
  • Tools to help you stay on track, including a pillbox
  • Information about what to expect while taking Otezla
  • A discussion guide to help you get the conversation started with your doctor

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$0 co-pay*

Did you know you might be eligible to pay a $0 co-pay for your Otezla each month?

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*Certain restrictions apply; eligibility not based on income, must be 18 years or older. This offer is not valid for persons eligible for reimbursement of this product, in whole or in part under Medicaid, Medicare, or similar state or federal programs. Offer not valid for cash-paying patients. People who are not eligible can call 1-844-4OTEZLA 1-844-4OTEZLA to discuss other financial assistance opportunities.

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*Certain restrictions apply. *Certain restrictions apply; eligibility not based on income.

APPROVED USES

Otezla® (apremilast) is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis for whom phototherapy or systemic therapy is appropriate.

Otezla is a prescription medicine approved for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis.

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 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 having 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.

Side effects of Otezla include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, upper respiratory tract infection, runny nose, sneezing, or congestion, abdominal pain, 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. Otezla has not been studied in pregnant women or in women who are breastfeeding.

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. 1-800-332-1088.

Please click here for Full Prescribing Information.

Important Safety Information

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You must not take Otezla if you are allergic to apremilast or to any of the ingredients in Otezla.

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 having diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. Tell your doctor if any of these conditions occur.

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