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Gilead Advancing Access


Gilead Sciences was founded in 1987 as Oligogen by Michael Riordan, before changing the name to Gilead Sciences in 1988. Gilead Sciences is a major biopharmaceutical company that researches, develops, and markets therapies for life threatening diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B, influenza, and pulmonary diseases. Gilead Sciences has worked with partners such as Glaxo and Pharmacia & Upjohn, along with acquiring NeXstar Pharmaceuticals, Raylo Chemicals, Inc., Corus Pharma, Inc., Myogen, Inc., and Triangle Pharmaceuticals. Gilead Sciences has gained fame through the politcal spectrum as Donal Rumsfeld was a board member of the company before joining President George W. Bush\'s cabinet as Secretary of Defense.


Gilead Advancing Access, a patient assistance program provided by Gilead Sciences, offers the medications listed to the right at no cost for up to 1 year to those who are eligible for the program. Eligibility is based off of the following requirements:

- You must be a citizen of the United States or its Territories.

- You must be uninsured or underinsured.

- You must be an outpatient currently under the care of a physician.

- You must meet an undisclosed income guideline.

The patient is sent a pharmacy card this is good for 1 year.

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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 Gilead Sciences 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 Gilead Sciences 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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