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Shire Expands Gastrointestinal Patient Assistance Program for Uninsured or Unemployed Americans
Date:5/18/2009

ialda UC Support Program. The Lialda UC Support program offers patients the added benefit of hearing from professionals for medical insight and advice through an unbranded patient education Web site.

"We are thrilled to launch this new, more robust program," said Mike Cola, president of the Specialty Pharmaceuticals business at Shire. "The program is designed to help patients with ulcerative colitis who are taking Lialda or Pentasa and are experiencing a financial hardship gain access to these treatments. This enhanced PAP is the first of many steps Shire is taking to reinforce our commitment to the patient community, and we are pleased that Lialda and Pentasa are leading the way."

The Shire CARES PAP has a simple enrollment process and offers free delivery of medicines for enrolled patients to their home or doctor's office for up to one year. Patients may be re-enrolled if they continue to need assistance and qualify for the Shire CARES PAP.

To learn more about the Shire CARES PAP for Lialda and Pentasa medications, please call 1-888-CARES-55 to speak with a live representative, or visit www.lialda.com.

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Lialda is approved for the induction of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Safety and effectiveness of Lialda beyond 8 weeks have not been established. You should not take Lialda if you are allergic to salicylates (including mesalamine or aspirin) or to any of the ingredients of Lialda. Tell your doctor if you have a stomach blockage or are allergic to sulfasalazine. Mesalamine has been associated wi
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