WE KNOW STARTING A MEDICATION MAY BE OVERWHELMING, BUT WE'LL HELP YOU ALONG THE WAY
Mitzi is an actual patient who has taken COSENTYX
and has been compensated for her time.
Individual results may vary.
Deciding to try a different medication shouldn’t be a hassle. The COSENTYX® Connect Personal Support Program can help make it easy. We help take care of the details, so you can focus on getting started.
Questions about insurance coverage? Getting your medication? We can help. Call 1-844-COSENTYX (1-844-267-3689).
If you have commercial insurance, we’ll help you get your medication as quickly as possible.
You’ll have no co-pay to worry about if you’re eligible for our $0 co-pay* program.
If your coverage is denied, you may get up to 2 years of COSENTYX for free while we work with your insurance company to set up your coverage.†
You’ll have a dedicated team in place throughout your treatment journey, so you don’t have to worry about getting the answers you need to move forward:
Reach out to a live support specialist at 1-844-267-3689 between 8 AM and 8 PM ET.
We’ll also contact you periodically to check in, based on your preferences.
“I think in many ways what has set it apart from the other biologics I’ve been on, has been that personal relationship with COSENTYX Connect.”
Our tools and services can help take the stress out of starting another medication and simplify your monthly routine:
For convenience: You'll get a Welcome Kit, a recyclable sharps container for safe disposal of your used injectors, and an insulated travel bag for when you're on the go.
For confidence: Learn how to administer your medication from your doctor. Get additional one-on-one training or watch step-by-step videos here.
For motivation: You'll get ongoing support, access to educational resources, and inspirational e-mails to help keep you going.
*Limitations apply. For those commercially insured and 18 years or older. Up to a $16,000 annual cap. You will be responsible for any co-pay once limit is reached in a calendar year. This offer is not valid under Medicare, Medicaid, or any other federal or state program. Not valid for cash-paying patients. Novartis reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this program without notice. Enrollment expires 12/31/18.
†Covered Until You're Covered Program: Eligible patients must have commercial insurance, a valid prescription for COSENTYX, and a denial of insurance coverage based on a prior authorization request. Program requires the submission of an appeal of the coverage denial within the first 90 days of enrollment in order to remain eligible. Program provides initial 5 weekly doses (if prescribed) and monthly doses for free to patients for up to two years or until they receive insurance coverage approval, whichever occurs earlier. Program is not available to patients whose medications are reimbursed in whole or in part by Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare, or any other federal or state program. Patients may be asked to re-verify insurance coverage status during the course of the program. No purchase necessary. Program is not health insurance, nor is participation a guarantee of insurance coverage. Limitations may apply. Enrolled patients awaiting coverage for COSENTYX after two years may be eligible for a limited Program extension. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this Program without notice. Program enrollment must occur by 12/31/18.
Do not use COSENTYX if you have had a severe allergic reaction to secukinumab or any of the other ingredients in COSENTYX. See the Medication Guide for a complete list of ingredients.
COSENTYX is a medicine that affects your immune system. COSENTYX may increase your risk of having serious side effects such as:
COSENTYX may lower the ability of your immune system to fight infections and may increase your risk of infections.
New cases of inflammatory bowel disease or "flare-ups" can happen with COSENTYX, and can sometimes be serious. If you have inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease), tell your doctor if you have worsening disease symptoms during treatment with COSENTYX or develop new symptoms of stomach pain or diarrhea.
Serious allergic reactions can occur. Get emergency medical help right away if you get any of the following symptoms: feeling faint; swelling of your face, eyelids, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat; trouble breathing or throat tightness; chest tightness; or skin rash. If you have a severe allergic reaction, do not give another injection of COSENTYX.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
How should I use COSENTYX?
See the detailed Instructions for Use that comes with your COSENTYX for information on how to prepare and inject a dose of COSENTYX, and how to properly throw away (dispose of) used COSENTYX Sensoready® pens and prefilled syringes.
The most common side effects of COSENTYX include: cold symptoms, diarrhea, and upper respiratory infections. These are not all of the possible side effects of COSENTYX. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
COSENTYX® (secukinumab) is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis that involves large areas or many areas of the body, and who may benefit from taking injections or pills (systemic therapy) or phototherapy (treatment using ultraviolet or UV light, alone or with systemic therapy).