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Cesamet Patient Assistance Program


Valeant Pharmaceuticals International was founded in 1960 as International Chemical and Nuclear Corporation (ICN) Pharmaceuticals, Inc.. ICN Pharmaceuticals, ICN Biomedicals, SPI Pharmaceuticals, and Viratek, Inc. merged together to become ICN Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and then became Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in 2003. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International focuses specifically on the fields of neurology, dermatology, and infectious disease. As a worldwide leader in the treatment and prevention of disease, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International prides themselves at their wide reach and ability to better global human healthcare. In the almost 50 years that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has been in existence, they have continually increased their dedication to filling the unmet healthcare needs with their research and development strategies.

Cesamet is a synthetic cannabinoid launched by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International in 2007. Cesamet has been approved by the FDA for treatment of nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy. Cesamet is administered in capsule form.


Cesamet Patient Assistance Program, a patient assistance program provided by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, offers Cesamet 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 be a citizen of the United States or its Territories.

- You must not be covered by any private, public, or Medicare Part D prescription coverage programs.

- Your income must be less than or equal to 250% of the Federal Poverty

SOURCE: 2008 Poverty Chart
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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 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International 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 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International 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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