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ASSIST for TYVASO (treprostinil)

Product Distribution for Tyvaso

United Therapeutics has contracted with a limited distribution network of authorized specialty distributors and wholesalers. ASSIST works with Specialty Pharmacies (SPs) to help deliver your medicines. SPs can dispense United Therapeutics medicines to your home or to the office of your healthcare provider (HCP). SP nursing services will coordinate treatment with you when therapy begins.

Tyvaso Specialty Pharmacy Network:

Phone 1-866-344-4874

Website accredo.com

Referral Process

Your HCP faxes your referral to SP

SP collects any missing info, performs benefit investigation

If you qualify, SP calls you with benefit summary, financial assistance options, refers you to Hub if needed

Hub reviews financial assistance needs, notifies SP of outcome

Based on the outcome of the benefits investigation, SP calls you to review coverage and assistance, schedules shipment and nursing services

Questions?

You can call ASSIST at 1-877-864-8437, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 7:00 pm ET or email ASSIST at assist@unither.com.

What is Tyvaso?

Tyvaso (treprostinil) is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH; WHO Group I), which is high blood pressure in the arteries of your lungs. Tyvaso can improve the ability to exercise. Your ability to exercise decreases 4 hours after taking Tyvaso. It is not known if Tyvaso is safe and effective in children under 18 years of age.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Before you take Tyvaso, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • Have lung disease, such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Have a lung infection
  • Have liver or kidney problems
  • Have low blood pressure
  • Have bleeding problems
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if Tyvaso will harm your unborn baby.
  • Are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed. It is not known if Tyvaso passes into your breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby during treatment with Tyvaso.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Tyvaso and other medicines may affect each other.

Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take:

  • Medicines used to treat high blood pressure or heart disease
  • Medicines that decrease blood clotting (anticoagulants)
  • Water pills (diuretics)
  • Gemfibrozil (Lopid) or rifampin (Rimactane, Rifadin, Rifamate, Rifater)

What are the possible side effects of Tyvaso?

Tyvaso can cause serious side effects, including:

  • Low blood pressure (symptomatic hypotension). If you have low blood pressure, Tyvaso may lower your blood pressure more.
  • Bleeding problems. Tyvaso may increase the risk of bleeding in people who take blood thinners (anticoagulants).

The most common side effects of Tyvaso are cough, headache, throat irritation and pain, nausea, reddening of the face and neck (flushing), fainting or loss of consciousness, dizziness, and diarrhea. These are not all the possible side effects of Tyvaso. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

For more information about TYVASO, please visit www.tyvaso.com