CareASSIST is here to help you get the information and support you need. In addition to the program offerings, you may also find the following downloads and online resources helpful.
The CareASSIST application covers all aspects of the program: Access and Reimbursement, Financial Assistance, and Resource Support. Follow the directions on the form to apply, or call 1-833-WE+CARE to get started.
The CareASSIST brochure contains an overview of the program and its offerings.
The CareASSIST Copay Program overview brochure describes the program and its requirements.
An overview of potential sources of prescription assistance.
Certain patients may require information or assistance beyond what CareASSIST may offer. Below are links to external organizations that may be able to help, or you can call 1-833-WE+CARE to learn about alternate coverage options.
Learn about Medicaid in your state and if you may be eligible.
Learn about Medicare and prescription drug coverage, eligibility, and how to access the care you may need.
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ELITEK is indicated for the initial management of plasma uric acid levels in patients with leukemia, lymphoma, and solid tumor malignancies who are receiving anticancer therapy expected to result in tumor lysis and subsequent elevation of plasma uric acid. ELITEK is indicated only for a single course of treatment.
WARNING: HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTIONS, HEMOLYSIS, METHEMOGLOBINEMIA, AND INTERFERENCE WITH URIC ACID MEASUREMENTS
ELITEK is contraindicated in patients with a history of anaphylaxis or severe hypersensitivity to rasburicase or in patients with development of hemolytic reactions or methemoglobinemia with rasburicase. ELITEK is contraindicated in individuals deficient in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD).
Most common adverse reactions (incidence ≥20%), when used concomitantly with anticancer therapy, are vomiting, nausea, fever, peripheral edema, anxiety, headache, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, hypophosphatemia, pharyngolaryngeal pain, and increased alanine aminotransferase.
USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS