Paying for PREZCOBIX®
Paying for PREZCOBIX®
Helping make PREZCOBIX® more affordable for eligible patients
At Janssen, we don't want cost to get in the way of treatment you need. We can help you explore options to lower your out-of-pocket cost for PREZCOBIX®. No matter what type of insurance you have – or even if you don't have insurance – Janssen CarePath can help explain your medication insurance coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs, and help find programs that may help you pay for PREZCOBIX®.
Summary of Resources to help you pay for PREZCOBIX®
If you have commercial or private health insurance and need help paying for PREZCOBIX®, the Janssen CarePath Savings Program may be able to help. If you don't have commercial or private health insurance, you may find help from the programs and resources found on JanssenPrescriptionAssistance.com.
If you use commercial or private health insurance to pay for your medication:
If you are eligible, the Janssen CarePath Savings Program may provide instant savings on your out-of-pocket costs for PREZCOBIX®. Depending on your health insurance plan, savings may apply toward co-pay, co-insurance, or deductible. Eligible patients with commercial insurance pay $0 each time you fill your prescription, with a $7,500 maximum program benefit per calendar year. Not valid for patients using Medicare, Medicaid, or other government-funded programs to pay for their medications. Terms expire at the end of each calendar year and may change. There is no income requirement. See full eligibility requirements.
Mobile Enrollment available for the Janssen CarePath Savings Program
Text "SAVINGS" to 89633 or use Express Enrollment at MyJanssenCarePath.com/express to check eligibility, enroll, and receive an electronic Savings Program card that can be saved to your digital wallet on your iPhone or Android device.
You will not have a Janssen CarePath account and will not be able to view and manage your Savings Program benefits until you create an account at MyJanssenCarePath.com.
Create an online account and enroll at MyJanssenCarePath.com or call a Janssen CarePath Care Coordinator at 866-836-0114, Monday–Friday, 8:00 AM–8:00 PM ET.
If your pharmacy is unable to process your Savings Program card, you have two options:
- In your Janssen CarePath account, you can navigate to the Savings Program tab, and click on "Savings Program Request" and follow the instructions to complete the process online.
- If you don't have a Janssen CarePath account, you can complete, sign and return the rebate form (instructions on form), with required proof of purchase, to receive your rebate check. Click here to get the rebate form.
If you are using a government-funded healthcare program to pay for PREZCOBIX® or have no insurance coverage and need help paying for your medication:
Janssen CarePath can provide information about other resources that may be able to help with your out-of-pocket medication costs for PREZCOBIX®. Call a Janssen CarePath Care Coordinator at 866-836-0114 or visit JanssenPrescriptionAssistance.com for more information about affordability programs and independent foundations* that may have funding available.
If you are enrolled in Medicare, our Medicare Resource Guide provides additional information on sources for cost support that may be available for you.
If you have questions, please call a Janssen CarePath Care Coordinator at 866-836-0114, Monday–Friday, 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM ET. Multilingual phone support is available.
* Independent co-pay assistance foundations have their own rules for eligibility. We cannot guarantee a foundation will help you. We only can refer you to a foundation that supports your disease state. This information is provided as a resource for you. We do not endorse any particular foundation.
The Johnson & Johnson Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc. (JJPAF) is an independent, nonprofit organization that is committed to helping eligible patients without insurance coverage receive prescription products donated by Johnson & Johnson operating companies. To see if you might qualify for assistance, please contact a JJPAF program specialist at 800-652-6227 (Monday–Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM ET) or visit the foundation website at JJPAF.org.
PREZCOBIX® is a prescription medicine that is used with other HIV-1 medicines to treat HIV-1 infection in adults and in children who weigh at least 88 pounds (40 kg). HIV-1 is the virus that causes Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). PREZCOBIX® contains prescription medicines darunavir and cobicistat. It is not known if PREZCOBIX® is safe and effective in children weighing less than 88 pounds (40 kg).
What is the most important information I should know about PREZCOBIX®?
PREZCOBIX® may cause liver problems which may be life-threatening. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms such as:
- Dark (tea-colored) urine
- Yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes
- Pale-colored stools (bowel movements)
- Pain or tenderness on your right side below your ribs
- Loss of appetite
PREZCOBIX® may cause severe or life-threatening skin reactions or rashes. Stop taking PREZCOBIX® and call your healthcare provider right away if you develop any skin changes with symptoms below:
- Muscle or joint pain
- Blisters or skin lesions
- Mouth sores or ulcers
- Red or inflamed eyes, like "pink eye" (conjunctivitis)
- PREZCOBIX®, when taken with some other medications, can cause new or worse kidney problems, including kidney failure.
- Do not take PREZCOBIX® with any medicine that contains: alfuzosin, carbamazepine, cisapride, colchicine (if you have liver or kidney problems), dronedarone, elbasvir and grazoprevir, dihydroergotamine, ergotamine tartrate, ivabradine, lomitapide, lovastatin, lurasidone, methylergonovine, midazolam (when taken by mouth), naloxegol, phenobarbital, phenytoin, pimozide, ranolazine, rifampin, St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum), sildenafil when used for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), simvastatin, or triazolam.
- Serious problems can happen if you take any of these medicines with PREZCOBIX®.
What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking PREZCOBIX®?
Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:
- have liver problems, including hepatitis B or hepatitis C, have kidney problems, are allergic to sulfa (sulfonamide), have diabetes, or have hemophilia.
are pregnant, or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if PREZCOBIX® will harm your unborn baby. PREZCOBIX® should not be used during pregnancy because the PREZCOBIX® levels in your blood may be lower during pregnancy and may not control your HIV-1. Tell your healthcare provider right away if you become pregnant during treatment with PREZCOBIX®. Your healthcare provider will prescribe different medicines if you become pregnant during treatment with PREZCOBIX®.
- Hormonal forms of birth control, such as injections, vaginal rings or implants, contraceptive patches, and some birth control pills may not work during treatment with PREZCOBIX®. Talk to your healthcare provider about forms of birth control that may be used during treatment with PREZCOBIX®.
- are breastfeeding, or plan to breastfeed. You should not breastfeed if you have HIV-1 because of the risk of passing HIV-1 to your baby. It is not known if PREZCOBIX® can pass into your breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Some medicines interact with PREZCOBIX®. Keep a list of your medicines to show your healthcare provider and pharmacist. Do not start taking a new medicine without telling your healthcare provider.
What are the possible side effects of PREZCOBIX®?
PREZCOBIX® may cause serious side effects including:
- See “What is the most important information I should know about PREZCOBIX®?”
- Diabetes and high blood sugar
- Changes in body fat can happen in people taking HIV-1 medications
- Immune system changes can happen in people who start HIV medications
- Increased bleeding can occur in people with hemophilia who are taking PREZCOBIX®
The most common side effects include:
- Stomach area (abdominal) pain
These are not all the possible side effects of PREZCOBIX®. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. For more information, ask your healthcare provider.
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.
You may also report side effects to Janssen Products, LP at 1-800-JANSSEN (1-800-526-7736).
Please read full Product Information for PREZCOBIX® for more details.