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Patient Assistance for Amevive


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.

Amevive is a immunosuppressive dimeric fusion protein launched by Astellas Pharma Inc. in 2003. Amevive has been approved by the FDA for treatment of adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. Amevive is administered as an injection.


Patient Assistance for Amevive, a patient assistance program provided by Astellas Pharma Inc., offers Amevive at no cost for up to 30 days to those who are eligible for the program. Eligibility is based off of the following requirements:

  • You must live in the United States or its Territories for at least 6 months out of the year.
  • You must not be covered by private or public health insurance.
  • You must meet an undisclosed income guideline.
  • You must be diagnosed with Chronic Plaque Psoriasis.
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    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 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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