Prescription Drug Assistance Programs: Pharmaceutical Companies

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The following pharmaceutical companies have programs that provide assistance to people who need financial aid to pay for their prescription medications.

Brand Name
Manufacturer/Program Name
Treatment InformationPhone Number
Abilify (Aripiprazole)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Patient Assistance Foundation
Treats schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder.(800) 736-0003
Ambien (Zolpidem)
Sanofi: No program found—generic is cheapest
Treats insomnia and some brain disorders.Not Available
Aricept (Donepezil)
No program found—
Eisai/Pfizer offers vague “assistance”—generic is cheapest
Treats mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease(800) 769-3880
Azilect (Rasagiline)
Azilect Patient Assistance Program
Treats the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.(866) 217-7163
Caduet (Atorvastatin/Amlodipine)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats high cholesterol and high blood pressure.(866) 706-2400
Celebrex (Celecoxib)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats pain caused by various kinds of arthritis.(866) 706-2400
Celexa (Citalopram)
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: No program found—generic is cheapest
Treats depression.Not Available
Coreg (Carvedilol)
GlaxoSmithKline, GSKForYou
Treats high blood pressure and heart failure.(866) 475-3678
Depakote (Divalproex)
AbbVie Patient Assistance Foundation
Treats bipolar mania, migraines and prevents seizures caused by certain forms of epilepsy.(800) 222-6885
Diovan (Valsartan)
Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Treats high blood pressure.(800) 277-2254
Exelon (Rivastigmine)
Novartis Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Treats dementia due to Alzheimer’s and/or Parkinson’s disease.(800) 277-2254
Fosamax (Alendronate Sodium)
Merck: No program found—generic is cheapest
Treats osteoporosis and Paget’s disease, and prevents hip and spinal fractures.Not Available
Geodon (Ziprasidone)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Program
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and dementia.(866) 706-2400
Glucophage [Glumetza] (Metformin)
Possible savings for brand names combinations (janumet, kombiglyze XR, etc.)
Used to treat type 2 diabetes.Not Available
Glucotrol / Glucotrol XL (Glipizide)
Pfizer RxPathways Saving Program
Treats type 2 diabetes.(866) 706-2400
Humira (Adalimumab)
Abbvie Patient Assistance Foundation
Used to treat multiple forms of arthritis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and plaque psoriasis.(800) 222-6885
Lasix (Furosemide)
Sanofi Aventis: No program found—generic cheapest
Treats hypertension and edema, among other things.Not Available
Lipitor (Atorvastatin)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats high cholesterol and prevents cardiovascular disease.(866) 706-2400
Lopressor (Metoprolol)
Novartis: No program found—generic cheaper
Treats high blood pressure and chest pain.Not Available
Microzide (Hydrochlorothiazide)
Actavis: No program found—generic cheaper
Treats high blood pressure and edema.Not Available
Namenda (Mementine)
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Patient Assistance Program
Used to treat moderate to severe Alzheimer’s Disease.(800) 851-0758
Neupro (Rotigotine)
Neupro Patient Savings Program
Treats the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and restless legs syndrome.(855) 841-0263
Neurontin (Gabapentin)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats diabetic neuropathy, restless legs syndrome, anxiety, insomnia and bipolar disorder.(866) 706-2400
Norvasc (Amlodipine)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats high blood pressure and angina chest pain.(866) 706-2400
Percoset (Acetaminophen/Oxycodone)
Endo Pharmaceuticals: No program found—generic cheaper (Endocet)
Treats moderate to severe pain.Not Available
Pravachol (Pravastatin)
Britol-Myers Squibb: No program—generic cheaper
Treats high cholesterol and reduces risk factors associated with heart disease.Not Available
Prilosec (Omeprazole)
AstraZeneca: No program—assistance number provided—generic cheaper
Treats GERD, heartburn and ulcers.(800) 292-6363
Prinivil (Lisinopril)
Merck: No program—(Zestril, AstraZeneca: No program)—generic cheaper
Treats hypertension and heart failure.Not Available
Proventil [Ventolin] (Albuterol)
Merck Patient Assistance Program
Treats asthma, COPD and bronchitis.(800) 727-5400
Proventil [Ventolin] (Albuterol)
GlaxoSmithKline, GSKForYou
Treats asthma, COPD and bronchitis.(866) 475-3678
Razadyne (Galantamine)
Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Treats mild to moderate dementia due to Alzheimer’s disease.(800) 652-6227
Remeron (Mirtazapine)
Merck Patient Assistance Program
Treats depression.(800) 727-5400
Requip (Ropinerole)
GlaxoSmithKline, GLXForYou
Treats the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and restless legs syndrome.(866) 475-3678
Risperdal (Risperidone)
Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and some symptoms of autism.(800) 652-6227
Seroquel (Quetiapine)
AstraZeneca Prescription Savings Program
Treats schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression.(800) 292-6363
Sterapred (Prednisone)
Produced by many companies: No program found—generic cheapest
Treats inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs and other organs.Not Available
Synthroid (Levothyroxine sodium)
AbbVie Inc.
Treats hypothyroidism and goiters.(888) 477-2669
Tasmar (Tolcapone)
Valeant Patient Assistance Program
Treats the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.(866) 268-7325
Ultram (Tramadol)
Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Treats moderate to severe pain in adults.(800) 652-6227
Vicodin (Acetaminophen/Hydrocodone)
Abbvie Inc.—no program found—generic cheapest
Treats pain.Not Available
Xalatan (Latanoprost)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats glaucoma.(866) 706-2400
Xanax [Niravam] (Alprazolam)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats panic and anxiety disorders, and can also be used to reduce nausea due to chemotherapy.(866) 706-2400
Zelapar (Selegiline)
Valeant Patient Assistance Program
Treats the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.(866) 268-7325
Zithromax (Z-pack) (Azithromycin)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats bacterial infections.(866) 706-2400
Zocor (Simivastatin)
Merck: No program found—generic cheapest
Treats high cholesterol and reduces risks of heart attack, stroke and cardiovascular disease.Not Available
Zoloft (Sertraline)
Pfizer RxPathways Savings Card
Treats depression, OCD, anxiety and panic disorders.(800) 293-5963
If you have any additional information about prescription drug assistance programs that could help your fellow caregivers, or if you notice an error in one of our listings, please contact us at custcare@agingcare.com.
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