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Cystadane Patient Assistance Program


Nashville, Tennessee’s Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc., formerly Orphan Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., is a pharmaceutical company which develops products geared towards treating orphaned children. Distributed in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and South America, Rare Disease Therapeutics prides themselves on their reimbursement options for those who cannot afford coverage. Their products are also delivered in a timely manner, and in a secure fashion. Focusing on providing treatments for rare diseases and ailments that currently have no treatment, Rare Disease is paving the way in their field.

Cystadane is a drug which treats a lack of, or defect in certain enzymes, and was launched by Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc. in 1996. Cystadane has been approved by the FDA to reduce the amount of homocysteine in the blood and/or urine. Cystadane is administered orally as a powder that is made in to a solution.


Cystadane Patient Assistance Program, a patient assistance program provided by Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc., offers a three month supply of Cystadane at no cost to those who are eligible for the program. Eligibility is based off of the following requirements:

- You must not be covered by private or public health insurance.

- You must meet an undisclosed income guideline.

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

- Should you be denied assistance, you may appeal your decision.

The medication must be sent to the physicians office.

Those eligible for Medicare Part D but not enrolled may still be eligible.

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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 Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc. 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 Rare Disease Therapeutics, Inc. 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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