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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*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.

Please click here for Full Prescribing Information.

$0 Co-pay offer

Did you know the majority of people pay $0* a month for the #1 branded pill for plaque psoriasis?

Wondering about the cost of Otezla? If you have private, employer-based, or commercial insurance, you’re most likely eligible to take advantage of the $0 co-pay offer. All it takes is one phone call to SupportPlus™ to find out, and eligibility is not dependent on your income. Call 1-844-4OTEZLA (1-844-468-3952) to enroll or ask questions about eligibility. Our team is available 8 am – 8 pm ET, Monday – Friday.

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Insurance coverage just got even better

Thanks to recent changes in certain prescription drug plans, it’s easier than ever for people with commercial insurance to start on Otezla.

If you’ve had issues getting insurance approval for Otezla in the past, you may now be approved to start treatment. Still have questions? Talk to your doctor to see if these changes apply to you.

Ways to save on treatment

Regardless of what type of insurance (or lack of insurance) you have, we’re committed to helping you find ways to save on Otezla.

Private, employer-based, or commercially insured

The majority of people pay $0 a month for the #1 branded pill for plaque psoriasis.* How do you know if you're eligible? All it takes is one phone call to Otezla SupportPlus at 1-844-4OTEZLA—and eligibility is not dependent on your income.

That means even if you have health insurance through your employer, you’re eligible to pay $0 each month for Otezla.

Covered by Medicare or MedicaidMedicare or Medicaid

If you're covered by Medicare or Medicaid, give SupportPlus a call at 1-844-4OTEZLA. Our team can talk to you about independent co-pay foundations and state programs that may be able to help you pay for your prescription.

Uninsured or underinsured

If you do not have insurance, or are underinsured, our Patient Assistance Program (PAP) may be able to help. To get started, download the PAP form (Spanish version here). Have questions? Call Celgene Patient Assistance Program at 1-855-554-9168.

*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 to discuss other financial assistance opportunities.
Source: Symphony Health Solutions PrescriberSource PatientFocus data, Celgene proprietary methodology. Jan2015–Nov2017. Data include only oral formulations for scripts tagged with a plaque psoriasis indication.

More than just savings

Whether you’ve started Otezla, or are looking for more information, we’ve got something for you.

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We've got you covered

If you're having issues getting your insurance to cover Otezla, don't worry. You may be eligible for free medication (up to 3 years)* through the Otezla Bridge Program only if:

  • You have commercial insurance and are experiencing a delay in covering/accessing Otezla
  • Your commercial insurance does not cover Otezla
  • Your healthcare provider is actively pursuing a prior authorization with your insurance company

Call 1-844-4OTEZLA (1-844-468-3952) for more information.

*To receive a free bridge supply of Otezla, you must have an on-label diagnosis and be denied or waiting for coverage. Residents of Massachusetts are not eligible. Federal, State, or similar plans are not eligible for Bridge. Once Otezla is approved by your commercial insurance plan, you will no longer be active in the Bridge Program.

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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.

Please click here for Full Prescribing Information.

Important Safety Information

See more

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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