High potassium can cause serious health issues. That’s why it’s important to stay on top of your treatment every day as your doctor has prescribed. The Stay-on-Track program from VELTASSA can help you do just that.
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The Stay-on-Track program does not provide medical advice. Please consult your healthcare professional if you have any questions about your health or treatment.
This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.
Do not take Veltassa if you are allergic to patiromer sorbitex calcium or any of the ingredients in Veltassa.
Before you take Veltassa, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
have problems having a bowel movement, including if you have severe constipation, a blockage (obstruction) in your bowel, or dry hard stool that will not pass out of your rectum (impaction)
have problems with your bowels after bowel surgery
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them to show your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.
Veltassa may cause serious side effects, including:
Low levels of magnesium in your blood (hypomagnesemia). Low levels of magnesium in the blood can happen when taking Veltassa. Your doctor will check the magnesium levels in your blood during treatment with Veltassa and may prescribe a magnesium supplement.
The most common side effects of Veltassa include: constipation, diarrhea, nausea, stomach-area (abdominal) discomfort, and gas.
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
Do not take Veltassa for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Veltassa to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about Veltassa that is written for health professionals.
The risk information provided here is not comprehensive. To learn more, talk about Veltassa with your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Please see full Prescribing Information.
Important Program Terms & Conditions
By participating in the $25 Co-pay Program (“Co-pay Program”) for VELTASSA, the patient acknowledges that at the time of usage, they currently are enrolled in VELTASSA K+onnect, meet the eligibility criteria, and comply with the following terms and conditions.
The Co-pay Program is for commercially insured patients. Patients with prescription coverage through any type of federal or state government funded program are not eligible (e.g., Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, Veterans Administration [VA], Mi Salud). This includes the period when patients are in the Medicare Part D coverage gap known as the “donut hole.”
The patient is responsible for $25 or the full amount of their co-pay per prescription fill, whichever is less, up to a 12 month period and afterwards renewal is required. The Co-pay Program for VELTASSA is not insurance. Relypsa, Inc. reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this program without notice. The patient must use the Co-pay Program for a valid prescription of VELTASSA, and this cannot be combined with any other coupon, trial, savings card, free drug assistance, or other offer.
Patient must live in the United States (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands). Patient is required to promptly inform VELTASSA K+onnect of any change in insurance status during the course of enrollment.
The patient and participating pharmacy are each obligated to inform the insurance plan of any benefit received under the Co-pay Program as required, and may not participate if the Co-pay Program conflicts with the plan’s policy. No party may seek reimbursement for any part of the benefit received by patient under the Co-pay Program. Limit one per person, offer is non-transferable, and void where prohibited by law, taxed, or restricted.
Please call VELTASSA K+onnect for more information.
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