Cancidas Savings Tips
Patient Assistance Program
Many programs are available from federal and state governments, non-profits, manufacturers, and other organizations to help you get the drugs you need at a reduced cost. Eligibility is often based on income, insurance or Medicare status, and other factors. You’ll need to apply through each program, either online, over the phone, or with your doctor's help. The following program is offered by the manufacturer of this drug.
|Program Name:||Merck Helps|
|How do I apply?||Go to the program website and follow the instructions on the page based on your medication. Ask your doctor to help you fill out an enrollment form. The application can be submitted by mail or fax.|
|What are the benefits?||You can receive your medication at no cost.|
|What are the restrictions?||Most people without insurance and with limited incomes will qualify.|
|Keep in mind||Insured and Medicare Part D patients may still be eligible for the program under certain eligibility criteria. Contact the program to find out more.|
When Will the Generic Be Available?
It is possible that Cancidas may become available as generic caspofungin after September 2017. Generics are typically much cheaper than the branded version of a drug.
This is the earliest possible generic release date based on patent expiration at this time. It is possible that caspofungin could become available sooner or later, depending on FDA approval, other patents, and whether any manufacturers decide to make a generic version of Cancidas.