Is Acthar right for me?

Only you and your doctor

can decide if Acthar is right for you

If you're thinking about Acthar as a treatment option for your lupus, answering these questions will help you talk to your doctor about it.

Once you've been prescribed Acthar, you'll be supported every step of the way with personal nurse injection training, helpful tools, and encouragement to help you manage your treatment.

Why consider Acthar for my lupus?

ACTHAR IS...

  • FDA approved to treat lupus flares and for use on a regular basis (maintenance)
  • A treatment that has been used in other inflammatory and autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis

What is the most important information

I should know about Acthar?

  • Never inject Acthar directly into a vein, and always take Acthar as prescribed by your doctor
  • Never stop treatment suddenly unless your doctor tells you to
  • Try not to miss any scheduled doctor's appointments, as it is important for the doctor to monitor you while taking Acthar
I'm already taking Acthar

With you every step of the fight

When your doctor prescribes Acthar, your Acthar Care Counselor connects you with our no-cost Acthar Support & Access Program (A.S.A.P.), self-injection training by a nurse and other services. Here's what happens:

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Your Acthar Care Counselor calls you and works directly with your doctor and insurance company to help you get the best coverage with the lowest possible co-pay.

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You receive our Keep Up the Fight Against Lupus welcome kit containing tools and resources to help get you started and follow your Acthar routine.

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Your Acthar is shipped directly to you as fast as possible from a specialty pharmacy.

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A nurse can train you on how to self-inject Acthar in the comfort of your own home.

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You'll receive ongoing support and coaching, including a toll-free 24/7 nurse hotline to answer any questions you may have while on Acthar.

Ask your doctor: remember that your doctor is the first person you should turn to if you have any questions or need more information about your treatment.

What help can I get while on treatment?

As well as no-cost training by a nurse, you'll have access to helpful videos, instruction guides, and other important resources, such as important safety information, to help you with your treatment.

Connect, share and take action

Get involved in the lupus community, advocacy groups and events, and hear from people taking action and making a real difference.

Be an Acthar Patient Ambassador™

If you've taken Acthar, you may be able to share your story as a Patient Ambassador™. Ambassadors help educate, motivate and inspire others in their communities who are living with lupus.

What is the most important

information I should know about Acthar?

  • Never inject Acthar directly into a vein, and always take Acthar as prescribed by your doctor
  • Never stop treatment suddenly unless your doctor tells you to
  • Try not to miss any scheduled doctor's appointments, as it is important for the doctor to monitor you while taking Acthar

Important Safety Information

Who should  NOT take Acthar?

You should not take Acthar if you have: