Patient Assistance Programs (PAPs)

Patient assistance programs (PAPs) are usually sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medicines to low-to-moderate-income, uninsured and under-insured people who meet the guidelines. Eligibility and application requirements vary from program to program.

Four easy steps to find PAPs on internet:

a) PAPs are found by searching for the name of the medicine on a drug information site like

b) Click on  drug’s name in the search results

c) This will open a program page with contact information, medication dosages, application if available, eligibility criteria and other details of the PAP.

d) If there are any questions at all, then call the program. Some programs will make exceptions to their eligibility criteria. The drugs offered and the program requirements change, so it may pay to call back from time to time.

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