Staying on Track
Staying on Track
We understand how important it is for you to take your INTELENCE® medication just as your doctor prescribed. Janssen CarePath provides ongoing support to help you stay on track with your INTELENCE® treatment.
Janssen CarePath account
Your Janssen CarePath Care Coordinator can work with you and your doctor to help you get the support you may need. Support resources include:
- Explanation of your health insurance benefits and potential out-of-pocket costs
- Identification of and referral to cost support options, if needed
- Personalized prescription refill reminders via text message
Tools to help you track and meet your health and wellness goals
Care4Today® Connect is a helpful medication and appointment tracking and reminder tool designed to empower users to take an active role in their own health care. This application can enable users to track key health measures, providing support and motivation in between doctor visits in the following ways:
- Delivers medication, medication refill, and appointment reminders
- Enables users to record information such as exercise, etc.
- Users can share self-reported data with healthcare professionals
If you have any questions, please call Janssen CarePath at 866-836-0114, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM ET.
INTELENCE® is a prescription medicine that is used in combination with other antiretroviral medicines to treat Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) infection in adults and children 2 years of age and older:
- who are already taking or have taken a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) and other HIV-1 medicines, and
- these medicines are not controlling their HIV-1 infection.
- HIV is the virus that causes AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome).
INTELENCE® does not cure HIV infection or AIDS. You must stay on continuous HIV therapy to control your HIV infection and decrease HIV-related illnesses.
Ask your healthcare professional if INTELENCE® is right for you.
What are the possible side effects of INTELENCE®?
INTELENCE® can cause serious side effects including:
- Severe skin rash and allergic reactions. Skin rash is a common side effect of INTELENCE®. Rash can be serious. Call your healthcare professional right away if you get a rash. In some cases, severe rash and allergic reaction may need to be treated in a hospital and may lead to death
If you get a rash with any of the following symptoms, stop taking INTELENCE® and call your healthcare professional right away:
- generally ill feeling
- extreme tiredness
- muscle or joint aches
- blisters or sores in mouth
- blisters or peeling of the skin
- redness or swelling of the eyes
- swelling of the mouth, lips, or face
- problems breathing
Sometimes allergic reactions can affect body organs, such as your liver. Call your healthcare professional right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms of liver problems:
- yellowing of your skin or whites of your eyes
- dark or tea-colored urine
- pale-colored stools (bowel movements)
- nausea or vomiting
- loss of appetite
- pain, aching, or tenderness on the right side of your stomach area
- Changes in body fat. The cause and long-term health effects of this condition is not known
- Changes in your immune system can happen when you start taking HIV medicines. Your immune system may get stronger and begin to fight infections that have been hidden
- The most common side effects of INTELENCE® in adults include rash as well as numbness, tingling or pain in the hands or feet
- The most common side effects of INTELENCE® in children include rash and diarrhea
This is not a complete list of all side effects. If you experience these or other symptoms, contact your healthcare professional right away.
What should I tell my doctor before I take INTELENCE®?
Before taking INTELENCE®, tell your healthcare professional if you:
- have severe liver problems or hepatitis B or C
- are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. It is not known if INTELENCE® will harm your unborn baby. Do not breastfeed if you are taking INTELENCE®. You should not breastfeed if you have HIV because of the risk of passing HIV to your baby
- Tell your healthcare professional about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements
- Do not start a new medicine without telling your healthcare professional
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.
Please see the full Product Information in PDF format for more details.