Navigation Links
PatientAssistance.com Releases the Top 20 Most Popular Searches for Patient Assistance Programs
Date:6/25/2009

Patient Assistance (www.PatientAssistance.com), which connects those who can't afford their prescription medications with available patient assistance programs run by pharmaceutical companies, releases a list of the top 20 patient assistance programs searched for on the organization's Web site, listed by prescription medication.

BATON ROUGE, La., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PatientAssistance.com, a nonprofit organization connecting patients with patient assistance programs, is releasing a list of the top 20 prescription medications visitors are seeking help to afford. The list is derived from search statistics at the PatientAssistance.com Web site, which features over 1000 patient assistance programs for both brand name and generic prescription medications. Since its launch, the site has successfully saved patients over $1 million on prescriptions, in part by connecting them to patient assistance programs through searches of their program database.

"The interesting thing about these statistics is that we're able to get a glimpse of what medications people are most struggling to pay for," says Rex Bowden, President of PatientAssistance.com, Inc. "This gives us some insight into general affordability issues which allows us, and others involved in the pharmaceutical industry, to better tailor programs and savings options to get required medications into the hands of the patients who need them."

Patient Assistance reports the top 20 medications searched for in relation to patient assistance programs (and their corresponding recent search volume) as follows:

    1. ADDERALL / ADDERALL XR (1183)
    2. Lexapro (635)
    3. LANTUS (556)
    4. PLAVIX (533)
    5. ADVAIR DISKUS (472)
    6. Cymbalta (412)
    7. NEXIUM (390)
    8. LIPITOR (389)
    9. ABILIFY (361)
    10. SINGULAIR (345)
    11. TOPAMAX (340)
    12. LISINOPRIL (333)
    13. LAMICTAL (327)
    14. Suboxone (319)
    15. SYNTHROID (306)
    16. AMBIEN (303)
    17. OXYCONTIN (302)
    18. METFORMIN HCL (297)
    19. EFFEXOR XR (291)
    20. Seroquel (284)


To find where your company ranks click here: http://www.patientassistance.com/pharmarank.html

"It's important to remember that for each person searching for a patient assistance program, there are others in need who don't yet know these programs exist," says Bowden. "It's true that these search statistics allow us to see a sampling of those uninsured and under-insured patients and the drugs they need assistance with. It's even important, however, that we and pharmaceutical companies continue to do more to reach out to those patients eligible for, but not yet taking advantage of, these patient assistance programs."

About PatientAssistance.com

PatientAssistance.com is a nonprofit organization providing information on thousands of patient assistance programs to help users better manage, and reduce, prescription drug costs. Users can search by medication or for specific patient assistance programs, which are updated on a regular basis. The site offers patients a variety of tools including local drug pricing information, the ability to track programs the user is currently enrolled in, and reminders when patients need to resubmit enrollment forms to the pharmaceutical manufacturers. PatientAssistance.com helps consumers find patient assistance programs, supply enrollment forms, and track their re-enrollments all in one place.

For more information about PatientAssistance.com, please visit www.PatientAssistance.com, or contact Rex Bowden at 225-266-7941 or rex.bowden@patientassistance.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE PatientAssistance.com
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Initial Survey Findings on Diabetes Awareness Released by PatientAssistance.com
2. New Google Health Application Helps Users Find Patient Assistance Programs for Medications Using PatientAssistance.com
3. Lightspeed Releases the New DepthQ(R) Family of Stereoscopic HD Video Software
4. Denver-Based Acupuncturist, Dr. Martha Lucas, Releases New Book: Vanity Calamity: Your Guide to Cosmetic Acupuncture for Anti-aging
5. U.S. News Media Group Releases Rankings of Americas Best Childrens Hospitals
6. Baxa Corporation Releases IntelliFlowRx(TM) Upgrades
7. T-System Releases 2009 Update for the T System(R) Primary Care Charting System
8. TPC Releases Powerful Figures on Health Grantmaking
9. SmallCapSentinel.com Releases Market Actives List for JAZZ, MEXP, C, SAY, GOOG, AAPL
10. Press Releases on BPA Studies By-Pass Scientific Process
11. SmallCapSentinel.com Releases Report for Investors of Medical Device Companies SENO, STXS, EVVV, ANGO, THOR, and CPTS
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Quality metrics are proliferating in cancer care, and are derived ... eye of the beholder, according to experts who offered insights and commentary in the ... Care. For the full issue, click here . , For the American Society ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... Many ... been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan to not only ... approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately achieving a pregnancy. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency ... named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. ... Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent article published June ... with. The article goes on to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking ... common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced ... attorneys chosen by their peers for this recognition are considered among the top 2 ... received special honors as members of this year’s Legal Elite Hall of Fame: ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/26/2016)... June 26, 2016 One of Australia,s ... the formation of a new biotechnology company, Noxopharm Limited [ABN 50 ... an IPO and to list on the ASX. Noxopharm ... ready to enter a Phase 1 clinical study later this year. ... address one of the biggest problems facing cancer patients - the ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ ) announced ... Act of 1976, as amended ("HSR"), with respect to ... CPXX ) expired effective June 24, 2016, ... previously announced on May 31, 2016, Jazz Pharmaceuticals and ... Jazz Pharmaceuticals has commenced a tender offer for all ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... , June 27, 2016  VMS Rehab Systems, Inc. ... will take whatever measures required to build a strong ... which is currently listed on the OTC Markets-pink current ... Chairman and CEO, "We are seeing an anomaly in ... understand, not only by the Company, but shareholders and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: