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Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs

Free or low-cost medications provided by pharmaceutical companies
Some pharmaceutical companies offer medication assistance programs to low-income individuals and families.1 These programs typically require a doctor’s consent and proof of financial status. They may also require that you have either no health insurance, or no prescription drug benefit through your health insurance. Please contact the pharmaceutical company directly for specific eligibility requirements and application information.

 Note: Some of these programs may prefer to speak directly with your doctor.


Brand Name Pharmaceutical Company Program Phone #
BuSpar Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 800/332-2056
Calan Searle 800/542-2526
Celexa Forest Laboratories 800/678-1605 ext. 207
clozapine (generic) Zenith Goldline Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 800-507-8334
Clozaril Novartis Pharmaceuticals 800/257-3273
Compazine SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals 800/546-0420
Depakote Abbott Laboratories 800/441-4987
Desyrel (150 & 300 mg pills only) Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 800/332-2056
Effexor Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories 800/568-9938
Haldol, Haldol Decanoate Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. 800/797-7737
Isoptin Knoll Pharmaceutical Company 800/524-2474
Klonopin Roche Laboratories, Inc. 800/285-4484
Lithobid Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 800/241-1643
Ludiomil Ciba Pharmaceuticals 800/257-3273
Luvox Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 800/241-1643
Navane Pfizer Inc. 800/646-4455
Neurontin Pfizer Inc. 800/646-4455
Norpramin Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc. 800/221-4025
Paxil SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals 800/729-4544
Prolixin, Prolixin Decanoate Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 800/332-2056
Prozac Eli Lilly and Company 800/545-6962
Remeron Organon 800/241-8812
Risperdal Janssen Pharmaceutica 800/652-6227
Serentil Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 800/556-8317
Seroquel Zeneca Pharmaceuticals 800/424-3727
Serzone Bristol-Myers Squibb Company 800/332-2056
Sinequan Pfizer Inc. 800/646-4455
Stelazine      800/633-0711
Surmontil Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories 800/568-9938
Tegretol Novartis Pharmaceuticals 800/257-3273
Trilafon Schering Laboratories/Key Pharmaceuticals 800/656-9485
Valium Roche Laboratories, Inc. 800/285-4484
Wellbutrin Glaxo Wellcome Inc. 800/722-9294
Zoloft Pfizer Inc. 800/646-4455
Zyprexa Eli Lilly and Company 800/545-6962

Updated 02/01
General Contact Information for Major Pharmaceutical Companies


Pharmaceutical Company Address Medical Information
Abbott Laboratories 100 Abbott Park Rd.
Abbott Park, IL 60064-3500
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 900 Ridgebury Rd.
P.O. Box 368
Ridgefield, CT 06877-0368
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company P.O. Box 4500
Princeton, NJ 08543-4500
Ciba Pharmaceuticals 566 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Eli Lilly and Company Lilly Corporate Center
Indianapolis, IN 46285
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 13622 Lakefront Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63045
G.D. Searle & Co. Box 5110
Chicago, IL 60680-5110
Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc. PO Box 9627
Kansas City, MO 64134-0627
Janssen Pharmaceutica, Inc. 1125 Trenton-Harbourton Rd.
PO Box 200
Titusville, NJ 08560-0200
800-526-7736 (800-JANSSEN)
Knoll Pharmaceutical Co. 3000 Continental Dr. North
Mount Olive, NJ 07828
Lederle Laboratories Medical Affairs Dept.
PO Box 8299
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. 59 Route 10
East Hanover, NJ 07936
Organon 375 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
West Orange, NJ 07052
Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical, Inc. 1000 Route 202
PO Box 300
Raritan, NJ 08869-0602
Pfizer, Inc. 235 East 42nd St.
New York, NY 10017-5755
Roche Pharmaceuticals 340 Kingsland St.
Nutley, NJ 07110-1199
Schering Laboratories/Key Pharmaceuticals Galloping Hill Rd.
Kenilworth, NJ 07033
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals One Franklin Plaza
PO Box 7929
Philadelphia, PA 19101
800-366-8900 ext. 5231
Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 901 Sawyer Rd.
Marietta, GA 30062
Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories PO Box 8299
Philadelphia, PA 19101
Zeneca Pharmaceuticals Wilmington, DE 19850-5437 302-886-8000

This information is drawn from the Directory of Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs (2001-2001), published by the The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA), on the Web at www.PhRMA.org.