ACCESS AND SUPPORT

Support designed with your patients in mind

Managing neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) can involve a lot of moving parts. Horizon By Your Side is a patient support program with dedicated team members who take a personalized approach to meet your patient’s unique treatment needs.

Learn about our dedicated team members:

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PATIENT ACCESS LIAISON (PAL): The PAL provides dedicated, one-on-one support for your patient. They work directly with individual patients to answer non-medical, logistical questions and provide support upon enrollment. Additionally, the PAL educates about navigating insurance processes and accessing treatment on your patient’s behalf. The PAL has the expertise and tools to support the patient by educating on patient benefits, prior authorization requirements, payer policies and coding and claim submissions.

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SITE OF CARE TEAM: The Site of Care Team establishes business-to-business relationships with sites of care and expands the network of infusion center options. The team educates on coding, billing, and payer access, and provides product in-servicing.

The Horizon By Your Side team is committed to improving lives through services and support for your patient.

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Financial Assistance for Patients

We believe patients should pay the lowest amount possible

Horizon By Your Side is dedicated to helping patients who are prescribed UPLIZNA find their lowest possible treatment cost, regardless of coveragea

  • Does your patient have commercial insurance? They may qualify for a $0 co-pay for both the cost of the medication and the intravenous (IV) infusion
  • Does your patient have government insurance, like Medicare? Independent foundation support might be an optionb

aTerms and Conditions: Offer cannot be combined with any other rebate or coupon, free trial, or similar offer for the specified prescription. Not valid for prescriptions reimbursed in whole or in part by Medicaid, Medicare, VA, DOD, TRICARE, or other federal or state programs (including state prescription drug programs). Offer good only in the United States at participating specialty pharmacies or sites of care. Offer not valid where otherwise prohibited by law, for example by applicable state law prohibiting co-pay cards. Horizon Therapeutics reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend offer without notice. The selling, purchasing, trading, or counterfeiting of this card is prohibited by law. This card is not insurance and is not intended to substitute for insurance. Participating pharmacy or health care provider: by using this co-pay program, you acknowledge and confirm that the patient is not insured by a federal healthcare program and meets the eligibility criteria set forth in the terms and conditions. Patients: by enrolling in this co-pay program, you acknowledge and confirm that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth in the terms and conditions. Patients must be 18 or older.
bPlease note that independent foundations establish, administer, and implement the funds, which are separate and apart from Horizon.

Once your patient is enrolled, you will receive a comprehensive summary of your patient’s benefits from the Horizon By Your Side team. We will be there to provide support when your patients need it throughout their treatment experience.

Learn about services that can help your patients on the Horizon By Your Side website

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INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

INDICATION

UPLIZNA (inebilizumab-cdon) is indicated for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) in adult patients who are anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibody positive.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

UPLIZNA is contraindicated in patients with:

  • A history of life-threatening infusion reaction to UPLIZNA
  • Active hepatitis B infection
  • Active or untreated latent tuberculosis

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

Infusion Reactions: UPLIZNA can cause infusion reactions, which can include headache, nausea, somnolence, dyspnea, fever, myalgia, rash, or other symptoms. Infusion reactions were most common with the first infusion but were also observed during subsequent infusions. Administer pre-medication with a corticosteroid, an antihistamine, and an anti-pyretic.

Infections: The most common infections reported by UPLIZNA-treated patients in the randomized and open-label periods included urinary tract infection (20%), nasopharyngitis (13%), upper respiratory tract infection (8%), and influenza (7%). Delay UPLIZNA administration in patients with an active infection until the infection is resolved.

Increased immunosuppressive effects are possible if combining UPLIZNA with another immunosuppressive therapy.

The risk of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) reactivation has been observed with other B-cell-depleting antibodies. Perform HBV screening in all patients before initiation of treatment with UPLIZNA. Do not administer to patients with active hepatitis.

Although no confirmed cases of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) were identified in UPLIZNA clinical trials, JC virus infection resulting in PML has been observed in patients treated with other B-cell-depleting antibodies and other therapies that affect immune competence. At the first sign or symptom suggestive of PML, withhold UPLIZNA and perform an appropriate diagnostic evaluation.

Patients should be evaluated for tuberculosis risk factors and tested for latent infection prior to initiating UPLIZNA.

Vaccination with live-attenuated or live vaccines is not recommended during treatment and after discontinuation, until B-cell repletion.

Reduction in Immunoglobulins: There may be a progressive and prolonged hypogammaglobulinemia or decline in the levels of total and individual immunoglobulins such as immunoglobulins G and M (IgG and IgM) with continued UPLIZNA treatment. Monitor the level of immunoglobulins at the beginning, during, and after discontinuation of treatment with UPLIZNA until B-cell repletion especially in patients with opportunistic or recurrent infections.

Fetal Risk: May cause fetal harm based on animal data. Advise females of reproductive potential of the potential risk to a fetus and to use an effective method of contraception during treatment and for 6 months after stopping UPLIZNA.

Adverse Reactions: The most common adverse reactions (at least 10% of patients treated with UPLIZNA and greater than placebo) were urinary tract infection and arthralgia.

INDICATION AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

INDICATION

UPLIZNA (inebilizumab-cdon) is indicated for the treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) in adult patients who are anti-aquaporin-4 (AQP4) antibody positive.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

UPLIZNA is contraindicated in patients with:

  • A history of life-threatening infusion reaction to UPLIZNA
  • Active hepatitis B infection
  • Active or untreated latent tuberculosis

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

Infusion Reactions: UPLIZNA can cause infusion reactions, which can include headache, nausea, somnolence, dyspnea, fever, myalgia, rash, or other symptoms. Infusion reactions were most common with the first infusion but were also observed during subsequent infusions. Administer pre-medication with a corticosteroid, an antihistamine, and an anti-pyretic.

Infections: The most common infections reported by UPLIZNA-treated patients in the randomized and open-label periods included urinary tract infection (20%), nasopharyngitis (13%), upper respiratory tract infection (8%), and influenza (7%). Delay UPLIZNA administration in patients with an active infection until the infection is resolved.

Increased immunosuppressive effects are possible if combining UPLIZNA with another immunosuppressive therapy.

The risk of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) reactivation has been observed with other B-cell-depleting antibodies. Perform HBV screening in all patients before initiation of treatment with UPLIZNA. Do not administer to patients with active hepatitis.

Although no confirmed cases of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) were identified in UPLIZNA clinical trials, JC virus infection resulting in PML has been observed in patients treated with other B-cell-depleting antibodies and other therapies that affect immune competence. At the first sign or symptom suggestive of PML, withhold UPLIZNA and perform an appropriate diagnostic evaluation.

Patients should be evaluated for tuberculosis risk factors and tested for latent infection prior to initiating UPLIZNA.

Vaccination with live-attenuated or live vaccines is not recommended during treatment and after discontinuation, until B-cell repletion.

Reduction in Immunoglobulins: There may be a progressive and prolonged hypogammaglobulinemia or decline in the levels of total and individual immunoglobulins such as immunoglobulins G and M (IgG and IgM) with continued UPLIZNA treatment. Monitor the level of immunoglobulins at the beginning, during, and after discontinuation of treatment with UPLIZNA until B-cell repletion especially in patients with opportunistic or recurrent infections.

Fetal Risk: May cause fetal harm based on animal data. Advise females of reproductive potential of the potential risk to a fetus and to use an effective method of contraception during treatment and for 6 months after stopping UPLIZNA.

Adverse Reactions: The most common adverse reactions (at least 10% of patients treated with UPLIZNA and greater than placebo) were urinary tract infection and arthralgia.