Getting started with NUPLAZID

If your doctor prescribes NUPLAZID™ (pimavanserin), it’s likely that you’ll be enrolled in NUPLAZIDconnect™—a program specifically designed to help you access your prescription.

Once you’re enrolled in NUPLAZIDconnect, a dedicated Care Coordinator will contact you and assist with these important steps:

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    Insurance Confirmation

    We’ll work with your health insurance company to understand and verify your prescription medication coverage.

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    Financial
    Assistance

    Depending on your eligibility, we’ll discuss financial assistance options.

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    NUPLAZID
    Delivery

    We’ll help get NUPLAZID delivered to your home or a location convenient to you. NUPLAZID will be sent to you every 30 days.*

* Some exceptions may apply.

When NUPLAZIDconnect will be in touch—and why

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    First contact

    a couple days after enrollment

    Reason for contacting you

    Welcome

    What we’ll discuss

    • NUPLAZIDconnect services and what to expect
    • Your preferred method of contact—phone, email, or text

    At this time, your Care Coordinator will also begin to investigate your insurance coverage.

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    Second contact

    within a week of enrollment

    Reason for contacting you

    Your insurance check-in

    What we’ll discuss

    • How your insurance company covers NUPLAZID™ (pimavanserin)
    • When you might expect final coverage approval for your NUPLAZID prescription
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    Third contact

    within 2 to 4 weeks after enrollment

    Reason for contacting you

    Confirm insurance coverage and delivery

    What we’ll discuss

    • Your insurance coverage confirmation for NUPLAZID
    • What financial assistance options may be available, if you’re eligible
    • Details about the specialty pharmacy that will handle your NUPLAZID delivery
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    What is a specialty pharmacy?

    Specialty pharmacies operate much like the regular, retail pharmacies you’re used to, but they fill prescriptions for specialty medications, such as NUPLAZID. They also offer other services, such as delivery of the medication directly to your home. NUPLAZIDconnect will help you start the process of working with a specialty pharmacy.

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    Fourth contact

    about 1 month after enrollment

    Reason for contacting you

    Make sure you’re satisfied

    What we’ll discuss

    • Make sure everything is satisfactory
    • Answer any questions you have about insurance coverage or NUPLAZID delivery

    For medical questions about NUPLAZID, please be sure to speak with your doctor.

Questions about NUPLAZIDconnect?

Call 1-844-737-2223

Monday through Friday,
8:30 AM–8:30 PM EST

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Important Safety Information and Indication for NUPLAZID (pimavanserin) 17-mg Tablets

Elderly people with dementia-related psychosis (having lost touch with reality due to confusion and memory loss) taking antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. NUPLAZID is not approved for the treatment of patients with dementia-related psychosis unrelated to the hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease psychosis. Continues below

NUPLAZID may cause serious side effects including:

QT Interval Prolongation: NUPLAZID may increase the risk of changes to your heart rhythm. This risk may increase if NUPLAZID is taken with certain other medications known to change heart rhythm. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take or have recently taken.

It is important to talk to your healthcare provider about the possible side effect of changes to your heart rhythm. Call your healthcare provider right away if you feel a change in your heartbeat.

Do not take NUPLAZID if you have certain kinds of heart conditions such as:

  • An irregular heartbeat
  • A slow heart rate

Before taking NUPLAZID, tell your healthcare provider if you have:

  • Reduced kidney function. NUPLAZID is not recommended if you have severe kidney problems.
  • Reduced liver function. NUPLAZID is not recommended if you have liver problems.

Other medicines may affect how NUPLAZID works. Some medicines should not be taken with NUPLAZID. Your healthcare provider can tell you if it is safe to take NUPLAZID with your other medicines. Do not start or stop any medicines while taking NUPLAZID without talking to your healthcare provider first.

The most common side effects of NUPLAZID include swelling in the legs or arms, nausea, confusion, hallucination, constipation, and changes to normal walking. These are not all the possible side effects of NUPLAZID. For more information, ask your healthcare provider about this medicine.

Tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if NUPLAZID may harm your unborn baby.

It is not known if NUPLAZID is safe and effective in people under 18 years of age.

Dosage and Administration

The recommended dose of NUPLAZID is 34 mg per day, taken as two 17‑mg tablets, once per day.

Indication

NUPLAZID is a prescription medicine used to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease psychosis.

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 can also call ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. at 1‑844‑4ACADIA (1‑844‑422‑2342).

Please see full Prescribing Information including Boxed WARNING.

This website is intended for use by US residents.

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Important Safety Information and Indication for NUPLAZID (pimavanserin) 17-mg Tablets

Elderly people with dementia-related psychosis (having lost touch with reality due to confusion and memory loss) taking antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. NUPLAZID is not approved for the treatment of patients with dementia-related psychosis unrelated to the hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease psychosis. Continues below

NUPLAZID may cause serious side effects including:

QT Interval Prolongation: NUPLAZID may increase the risk of changes to your heart rhythm. This risk may increase if NUPLAZID is taken with certain other medications known to change heart rhythm. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take or have recently taken.

It is important to talk to your healthcare provider about the possible side effect of changes to your heart rhythm. Call your healthcare provider right away if you feel a change in your heartbeat.

Do not take NUPLAZID if you have certain kinds of heart conditions such as:

  • An irregular heartbeat
  • A slow heart rate

Before taking NUPLAZID, tell your healthcare provider if you have:

  • Reduced kidney function. NUPLAZID is not recommended if you have severe kidney problems.
  • Reduced liver function. NUPLAZID is not recommended if you have liver problems.

Other medicines may affect how NUPLAZID works. Some medicines should not be taken with NUPLAZID. Your healthcare provider can tell you if it is safe to take NUPLAZID with your other medicines. Do not start or stop any medicines while taking NUPLAZID without talking to your healthcare provider first.

The most common side effects of NUPLAZID include swelling in the legs or arms, nausea, confusion, hallucination, constipation, and changes to normal walking. These are not all the possible side effects of NUPLAZID. For more information, ask your healthcare provider about this medicine.

Tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if NUPLAZID may harm your unborn baby.

It is not known if NUPLAZID is safe and effective in people under 18 years of age.

Dosage and Administration

The recommended dose of NUPLAZID is 34 mg per day, taken as two 17‑mg tablets, once per day.

Indication

NUPLAZID is a prescription medicine used to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease psychosis.

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 can also call ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. at 1‑844‑4ACADIA (1‑844‑422‑2342).

Please see full Prescribing Information including Boxed WARNING.

This website is intended for use by US residents.