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Support that’s designed to help you throughout the treatment process

Cortrophin In Your Corner is a dedicated program designed to support you and help you access treatment. Once you are prescribed Cortrophin Gel, the Cortrophin In Your Corner program* can provide you with support and educational information throughout your treatment.

Our team of experts is here to help you:

  • Obtain information on insurance coverage and financial support, including copay assistance
  • Coordinate shipments with the specialty pharmacy supplying your medication (if applicable)
  • Get access to useful resources and answers to questions you may have
  • A dedicated Nurse Access Specialist may help you navigate the treatment process and facilitate additional injection training for you
  • A support center is available to answer your questions and provide educational information

*Not all patients will be eligible for all services offered by Cortrophin In Your Corner.
Nurse Access Specialists do not give medical advice and will direct you to your healthcare professional for any treatment-related questions.

What to expect with Cortrophin In Your Corner

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Your prescription for Cortrophin Gel is approved

To begin the prescription process, you and your healthcare provider will fill out and submit the Enrollment Form (with prescription) specific to your condition.

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Your medication will be delivered to your home or administered in-office by your healthcare provider

If being delivered to your home, once your prescription is approved, the specialty pharmacy providing your medication will reach out to coordinate a time to deliver your medication.

  • You will need to be home to receive your medication because it must be refrigerated as soon as you receive it. A signature will be required for delivery
  • The box will contain: Cortrophin Gel vial(s), syringes and needles, and the full Prescribing Information for Cortrophin Gel, including Instructions for Use
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If you have been prescribed recurrent injections, your healthcare provider may sign you up for injection training from a certified nurse

To help prepare you to begin therapy, Cortrophin In Your Corner offers in-person injection training at no cost to you, provided by licensed nurses. If you have already been trained or have experience, a virtual injection review session may better fit your needs. If you have not received your injection training before starting treatment, you can call 1-800-805-5258 for assistance.

During this session, a home-health nurse will:

  • Verify you have all of the supplies needed for your injection
  • Walk you and/or your caregiver through the injection process for Cortrophin Gel
  • Explain important facts about storage and disposal after your injection

Not all patients will be eligible for all services offered by Cortrophin In Your Corner.

Contact Phone

If you have questions, please call Cortrophin In Your Corner at 1-800-805-5258, Monday–Friday, 8 AM–8 PM ET.

Helping you access Cortrophin Gel

ANI Pharmaceuticals is committed to patient access for Cortrophin Gel. The Cortrophin In Your Corner program is here to help figure out what coverage and financial support options are available to you.

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For patients with commercial insurance plans

Cortrophin In Your Corner can help eligible, commercially insured patients get their medication for as little as $0 per prescription fill, if receiving through a pharmacy.§ The Copay Savings Program is for approved indications only. See full terms and conditions.

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If receiving medication in your physician's office, copay assistance is also available through your doctor.

§Restrictions, limitations, and/or eligibility requirements apply. The maximum financial assistance provided to eligible patients is $25,000 per calendar year. The patient will be responsible for any remaining out-of-pocket costs for Cortrophin Gel for that calendar year.

If you have questions about signing up for the Copay Savings Program, call 1-855-442-4521, Monday–Friday, 8 AM–8 PM ET.

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For patients with government insurance plans

Patients may be eligible for financial support through an independent foundation.

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For patients with limited or no insurance

If you lack insurance and meet certain financial requirements, you may be eligible for the ANI Pharmaceuticals Patient Assistance Program.

If you wish to apply for the Patient Assistance Program, download and fill out the application below. Once filled out, you can mail or fax the application in to see if you qualify for the Patient Assistance Program.

Program Application
Important Safety Information & Use

Important Safety Information

DO NOT use Cortrophin Gel if you have any of the following conditions:

  • A skin condition called scleroderma
  • Bone density loss or osteoporosis
  • Fungal infections
  • Ocular herpes simplex (an eye infection)
  • A recent surgery
  • Stomach ulcers or a history of stomach ulcers
  • Heart failure
  • High blood pressure
  • Allergies to pig-derived proteins
  • Adrenal glands that do not make enough of the hormone cortisol (primary adrenocortical insufficiency) or
  • An adrenal cortex that makes too much of the hormones cortisol and aldosterone (adrenocortical hyperfunction)

Tell your doctor if you:

  • Have or have had any other health problems
  • Are taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including aspirin, vitamins, and herbal or dietary supplements
  • Have any allergies
  • Are about to receive any vaccine
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Cortrophin Gel may harm your unborn baby.
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if Cortrophin Gel passes into your breast milk and if it can harm your baby.

What important information do I need to know about Cortrophin Gel?

Be sure to take Cortrophin Gel exactly as your doctor has directed. Always inject Cortrophin Gel under the skin or into the muscle. Do not inject Cortrophin Gel directly into the vein.

  • You may be more likely to get infections. Contact your doctor at the first sign of an infection or fever.
  • Your body may not produce enough natural cortisol after you stop taking Cortrophin Gel long term. This is called adrenal insufficiency. Your doctor may try to reduce your dosage gradually or prescribe a steroid medicine to protect you until the adrenal gland recovers.
  • You might develop high blood pressure, retain too much salt and water, or have low blood potassium levels. As a result of this, your doctor may recommend some changes to your diet, such as eating less salt or taking certain supplements.
  • Corticotropin therapy may hide symptoms of other diseases. This can make it more difficult for your doctor to make a diagnosis if something else is going on.
  • Taking Cortrophin Gel can make you feel irritable or depressed. You may also have mood swings or trouble sleeping.
  • You might develop certain eye conditions, such as cataracts, glaucoma, or optic nerve damage.
  • You may develop allergies to Cortrophin Gel. Signs of an allergic reaction include dizziness, nausea and vomiting, shock, and skin reactions.
  • The effects of Cortrophin Gel may be intensified if you have an underactive thyroid or cirrhosis of the liver.

Side effects of Cortrophin Gel include fluid or salt retention; weight gain; muscle weakness; osteoporosis, stomach ulcers with possible bleeding; injection site reactions; impaired wound healing; high blood pressure; convulsions; headache; development of Cushingoid state (a hormonal condition often characterized by facial puffiness and weight gain); and suppression of growth in children.

These are not all of the possible side effects of Cortrophin Gel. Call your doctor or pharmacist for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. at 1-800-308-6755 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.

What is Purified Cortrophin Gel?

Purified Cortrophin Gel is a prescription medicine that is injected under the skin or into the muscle. It is used for:

  • Short-term add-on therapy to help manage acute episodes or flares in rheumatoid arthritis, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; psoriatic arthritis; ankylosing spondylitis; and acute gouty arthritis.
  • Treatment for flares or as maintenance therapy in select cases of systemic lupus erythematosus and systemic dermatomyositis (polymyositis).
  • Treatment for severe skin reactions (Stevens-Johnson syndrome) and severe psoriasis.
  • Treatment for atopic dermatitis (eczema) and serum sickness.
  • Treatment for severe acute and chronic allergic and inflammatory conditions affecting different parts of the eye. This can include the front part of the eye such as the cornea and iris, or the back part of the eye such as the optic nerve and retina.
  • Treatment for people with symptoms of sarcoidosis.
  • Reduction of protein in the urine of people with nephrotic syndrome of the idiopathic type (unknown origin) without uremia (accumulation of urea in the blood due to malfunctioning kidneys) or due to lupus.
  • Acute attacks or flares of multiple sclerosis.

Please see full Prescribing Information.