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Free/Low-Cost Medication Programs

This is a partial list of pharmaceutical companies offering free or low-cost mental-health medications to needy patients. Company programs may change at any time, so be sure to contact them for up-to-date information.

Abbott Laboratories
Patient Assistance Plan
200 Abbott Park Road, D31C, J23
Abbott Park, IL 60064-6163
(800) 222-6885
Doctor's office calls Abbott. Patient must have no prescription coverage and not be eligible for Medicare or ADAP. Medicare patients see Together Rx™ Depakote
Pfizer Aricept Patient Assistance Program
(800) 226-2072
Patient must have no insurance. Aricept
AstraZeneca Foundation
Patient Assistance Plan
P.O. Box 15197
Wilmington, DE 19850-5197
(800) 424-3727
Based in income level/assets/coverage. Patient or doctor can call, or doctor can get applications from sales rep. Medicare patients see Together Rx™ Elavil, Seroquel®
Boehringer Ingelheim Cares Foundation, Inc.
Patient Assistance Program
P.O. Box 66555
St. Louis, MO 63166-6773
(800) 556-8317
Call for form. Patient must be a U.S. citizen, ineligible for prescription coverage. Catapres®, Serentil®
Bayer Bayer Cares FAQ  
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Patient Assistance Foundation, Inc.
Living Life Better
P.O. Box 4500
Princeton, NJ 08543-4500
Mailcode P25-37
(800) 332-2056
Temporary assistance, patient must not be eligible for prescription coverage. Medicare patients see Together Rx™ BuSpar, Desyrel, Prolixin, Serzone
Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceuticals See Novartis
Indigent Patient Program
P.O. Box 52185
Phoenix, AZ 85072-2185
(800) 722-9294
Patient must have no drug benefits. Doctor should fill out the form. Medicare patients see Together Rx™ Compazine®, Dexedrine®, Eskalith CR®, Lamictal®, Parnate®, Paxil®, Stelazine®, Thorazine®, Wellbutrin®
Hoffman-La Roche See Roche  
Janssen News Medicare patients see Together Rx™ Risperdal®, Reminyl®
Knoll Pharmaceutical See Abbott
Hoechst Marion Roussel
See Aventis Norpramin
Lederle See Wyeth
Eli Lilly and Company
Lilly Cares Program
Patient Assistance Program
Patients can access the program through their physicians. Prozac, Zyprexa
Merck Patient Assistance Program    
Novartis CareSource
Medicare patients see Together Rx™ Clozaril®, Lithobid, Ritalin®, Tegretol®, Tofranil, Trileptal®
Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Patient Assistance Program
Medicare patients see Together Rx™ Topamax®, Haldol®, Vascor®
Parke-Davis See Pfizer  
Pharmacia Patients In Need   Covera-HS®
Access to Medicines
  Aricept®, Geodon®, Nardil®, Navane®, Neurontin®, Sinequan, Zoloft®
Roche Laboratories, Inc.
  Klonopin, Valium
Scios, Inc.
  Eskalith, Parnate, Stelazine, Thorazine
Solvay Pharmaceuticals
  Lithobid, Luvox
SmithKline Beecham See GlaxoSmithKline  
Upjohn See Pharmacia  
Warner-Lambert See Pfizer  
Wyeth Laboratories
Wyeth Patient Assistance Program
  Effexor®, Serax, Surmontil
Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Programs Search for programs by ZIP code
Together Rx™
150+ medicines from 7 mfrs:
Abbott, AstraZeneca, Aventis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Novartis, Ortho-McNeil
For eligible Medicare enrollees Medications include:
Clozaril®, Depakote®, Eskalith CR®, Haldol®, Lamictal®, Paxil®, Risperdal®, Reminyl®, Seroquel®, Synthroid®, Tegretol®, Topamax®, Wellbutrin SR®
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
1100 15th Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 835-3400
For an up-to-date list of indigent programs call (800) 762-4636  
Partnership for Prescription Assistance toll-free, 1-888-4PPA-NOW (1-888-477-2669) Patients can determine which programs they may be eligible for by answering questions and using the online application wizard.
Rx Hope    

Modified November 19. 2005

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