Abiraterone Acetate  250 mg tablets

Therapeutically equivalent to Zytiga.®†

The Abiraterone Acetate
Instant Savings* Program
is Now Extended!

Making Abiraterone Acetate more affordable for patients*

Apotex is pleased to offer financial assistance with cost-sharing for Abiraterone Acetate manufactured and labeled by Apotex to eligible commercially insured patients through the Abiraterone Instant Savings* Program:

Do you have commercial health insurance?
You may be eligible for the Abiraterone Acetate Instant Savings* Program
  • If eligible, you are required to pay the first $5 of your applicable cost-sharing. Thereafter, you will receive up to $500 toward your cost-sharing obligation for a 30-day supply of Abiraterone Acetate manufactured and labeled by Apotex. In the event your cost-sharing obligation for Abiraterone Acetate under your commercial health insurance is more than $500 for a 30-day supply, you will be responsible for any cost-sharing beyond $500 for a 30-day supply.
  • Patients must deduct the savings received under this program from any reimbursement request submitted to their insurance plan, either directly by them or on their behalf.
Follow these simple steps for your Abiraterone Acetate Instant Savings* Program Card:
  • Review the Terms and Conditions below.
  • Click Enroll to agree to the Terms and Conditions.
  • Print your Abiraterone Instant Savings* Program Card and bring it to a participating local pharmacy.
CLICK HERE to review the Abiraterone Acetate Instant Savings* Program Terms and Conditions:
  • I understand this offer is not valid for patients who are uninsured or have no prescription drug coverage for Abiraterone Acetate, or for patients whose prescriptions are paid for in whole or in part by either Medicaid, Medicare, TRICARE, the Federal Employee Health Benefits program, or any other Federal or State funded program.
  • I verify I have commercial health insurance and agree to the Terms and Conditions.

*Click Enroll to agree to the Terms and Conditions and verify that you meet the eligibility requirements and get your printable Abiraterone Acetate Instant Savings* Program Card.

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility or benefits, or if you wish to discontinue your participation, please call (855) 820-3230.

Patient
  • Show the Abiraterone Acetate Instant Savings* card with your Abiraterone Acetate prescription at any participating pharmacy.
  • If eligible, you are required to pay the first $5 of your applicable cost-sharing. Thereafter, you will receive up to $500 toward your cost-sharing obligation for a 30-day supply of Abiraterone Acetate manufactured and labeled by Apotex. In the event your cost-sharing obligation for Abiraterone Acetate under your commercial health insurance is more than $500 for a 30-day supply, you will be responsible for any cost-sharing beyond $500 for a 30-day supply.
  • By using this card, the patient acknowledges meeting the eligibility requirements and complying with our Terms and Conditions.
  • For questions about eligibility or about using the card, please call toll free at (855) 820-3230.
Pharmacist
  • For Commercially Insured Patients presenting the Abiraterone Acetate Instant Savings Program card for whom you have dispensed Abiraterone Acetate, NDC: 60505-4327-1: Process a coordination of benefits claim (COB/split bill) by using the patient's prescription insurance for the PRIMARY claim.
  • Submit a SECONDARY claim to PDM under BIN: 610020.
  • For questions about processing the card, please call toll free at (855) 825-1678.
Limitations Apply
  • Offer not valid for patients who are uninsured or have no prescription drug coverage for Abiraterone Acetate or those with prescription drug coverage under Medicaid, Medicare, TRICARE, the Federal Employee Health Benefit Program or any other federal or state health care program or if the patients receive full reimbursement for prescriptions from private insurance plans or other health or pharmacy benefit programs (i.e. there is no cost-sharing obligation).

Product Information

Instructions for use, safety information, and warnings.

Patient Assistance

Find out if you qualify for the Abiraterone Instant Savings* Program.

Prescribing Information

Download PDF of prescribing information for Abiraterone Acetate.

Contact

Call us toll-free at (855) 820-3230 for information and assistance.

Abiraterone Acetate  
250 mg tablets
Therapeutically equivalent to Zytiga.®†



Please print and present the card above to start saving now.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Who should not take ABIRATERONE ACETATE?

ABIRATERONE ACETATE is not for use in women.

Do not take ABIRATERONE ACETATE if you are pregnant or may become pregnant. ABIRATERONE ACETATE may harm your unborn baby. Women who are pregnant or may become pregnant should not touch ABIRATERONE ACETATE 250-mg uncoated tablets or other ABIRATERONE ACETATE tablets if broken, crushed, or damaged without protection, such as gloves.

ABIRATERONE ACETATE is not for use in women or children. Keep ABIRATERONE ACETATE and all medicines out of the reach of children.

Before you take ABIRATERONE ACETATE, tell your healthcare provider if you:

  • Have heart problems
  • Have liver problems
  • Have a history of adrenal problems
  • Have a history of pituitary problems
  • Have any other medical conditions
  • Plan to become pregnant (See "Who should not take ABIRATERONE ACETATE?")
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if ABIRATERONE ACETATE passes into your breast milk. ABIRATERONE ACETATE is not for use in women.
  • Take any other medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. ABIRATERONE ACETATE can interact with many other medicines.

How should I take ABIRATERONE ACETATE TABLETS?

  • Take ABIRATERONE ACETATE and prednisone exactly as your healthcare provider tells you.
  • Take your prescribed dose of ABIRATERONE ACETATE one time a day. Your healthcare provider may change your dose if needed.
  • Do not stop taking your prescribed dose of ABIRATERONE ACETATE or prednisone without talking to your healthcare provider first.
  • You should not start or stop taking any medicine before you talk with the healthcare provider who prescribed ABIRATERONE ACETATE.
  • Take ABIRATERONE ACETATE on an empty stomach, either 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Do not take ABIRATERONE ACETATE with food. Taking ABIRATERONE ACETATE with food may cause more of the medicine to be absorbed by the body than is needed and this may cause side effects.
  • Swallow ABIRATERONE ACETATE tablets whole. Do not crush or chew tablets.
  • Take ABIRATERONE ACETATE tablets with water.
  • Men who are sexually active with a pregnant woman must use a condom during and for 3 weeks after treatment with ABIRATERONE ACETATE. If their female partner may become pregnant, a condom and another form of birth control must be used during and for 3 weeks after treatment with ABIRATERONE ACETATE. Talk with your healthcare provider if you have any questions about birth control.
  • If you miss a dose of ABIRATERONE ACETATE or prednisone, take your prescribed dose the following day. If you miss more than 1 dose, tell your healthcare provider right away.
  • Your healthcare provider will do blood tests to check for side effects.

What are the possible side effects of ABIRATERONE ACETATE TABLETS?

ABIRATERONE ACETATE may cause serious side effects including:

  • High blood pressure (hypertension), low blood potassium levels (hypokalemia), and fluid retention (edema).
    Tell your healthcare provider if you get any of the following symptoms:
    • Dizziness
    • Fast heartbeats
    • Feel faint or lightheaded
    • Headache
    • Confusion
    • Muscle weakness
    • Pain in your legs
    • Swelling in your legs or feet
  • Adrenal problems may happen if you stop taking prednisone, get an infection, or are under stress.
  • Liver problems. You may develop changes in liver function blood tests. Your healthcare provider will do blood tests to check your liver before treatment with ABIRATERONE ACETATE and during treatment with ABIRATERONE ACETATE. Liver failure may occur, which can lead to death. Tell your healthcare provider if you notice any of the following changes:
    • Yellowing of the skin or eyes
    • Darkening of the urine
    • Severe nausea or vomiting

The most common side effects of ABIRATERONE ACETATE include:

  • Feeling very tired
  • Joint pain
  • High blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Swelling in your legs or feet
  • Low blood potassium levels
  • Hot flushes
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Infected nose, sinuses, or throat
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Low red blood cells (anemia)
  • High blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • High blood sugar levels
  • Certain other abnormal blood tests

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

The risk information here is not complete. Please read the full Prescribing Information and Patient Information for ABIRATERONE ACETATE. For more information, ask your healthcare provider or pharmacist.