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Find out answers to the most frequently asked questions about the WD Rx Access program.

Sign up to be contacted by one of our team members who can help you register for the WD Rx Access program and receive the WD Rx Access newsletter, The Word on Wilson’s, with helpful tips and information.

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Subject to eligibility requirements, patients may be considered for the Patient Assistance Program (PAP) from Bausch Health. Eligibility for PAP will be determined after an enrollment form is submitted.

You will need to visit your doctor. If he or she prescribes CUPRIMINE®, you and the doctor can complete and submit the enrollment form, along with the prescription.

Call one of our representatives at (888) 607-7267 and we’ll call the pharmacy to arrange transfer of the prescription.

Call one of our representatives at (888) 607-7267. We're available Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Time.

*This offer is not valid for any person eligible for reimbursement of prescriptions, in whole or in part, by any federal, state, or other governmental programs, including, but not limited to, Medicare (including Medicare Advantage and Part A, B, and D plans), Medicaid, TRICARE, Veterans Administration or Department of Defense health coverage, CHAMPUS, the Puerto Rico Government Health Insurance Plan or any other federal or state health care programs. These patients may qualify for alternative financial assistance. These offers are only good for use with CUPRIMINE®. No other purchase necessary. These offers are not health insurance. These offers are not transferable. These offers are not valid with other offers. These offers have no cash value. The patient understands and agrees to comply with the terms and conditions of these offers. Program term eligibility expires December 31, 2020. Bausch Health reserves the right to rescind, revoke, terminate, or amend these offers at any time, with or without notice. For more information, call a WD Rx Access representative at (888) 607-7267.

WD Rx Access

The WD Rx Access program offers $5 monthly co-pays, medication home delivery and one-on-one nurse coaching for eligible commercially insured patients. Sign up to be contacted by one of our team members who can help you register for the WD Rx Access program and receive the WD Rx Access newsletter, The Word on Wilson’s, with helpful tips and information.

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Find Support

If you have Wilson’s disease, you are not alone. Check out a list of groups that will help you learn more and find support among other Wilson’s disease patients and their families.

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Indication

CUPRIMINE® (Penicillamine) Capsules are used to treat Wilson's disease (a disease where there is too much copper in the body), cystinuria (a disease where an excess amount of certain proteins are in the urine) and patients with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis who have not had a response to other therapy. Not enough evidence is available to see an effect on treatment of ankylosing spondylitis.

Important Safety Information

WARNING: You should be under the close supervision of your doctor when you are taking CUPRIMINE. Report any side effects promptly to your doctor.

  • Do not take CUPRIMINE if you are pregnant unless you are taking CUPRIMINE to treat Wilson’s disease (too much copper in the body) or cystinuria (too much protein in the urine). Mothers on therapy with penicillamine should not nurse their infants.
  • CUPRIMINE can cause serious blood disorders, and some can be fatal. If you have had aplastic anemia (anemia due to lack of all blood cells) or agranulocytosis (lack of certain white blood cells) and it was related to taking CUPRIMINE, you should not take it again.
  • CUPRIMINE can cause kidney damage and should not be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis if you have a history of kidney disease. If you take CUPRIMINE to treat cystinuria, routine analysis of your urine may be necessary and you should have an x-ray every year to check for kidney stones.
  • CUPRIMINE can be associated with fatalities due to other diseases such as Goodpasture’s syndrome (an immune disease that attacks the lungs and kidneys) and myasthenia gravis (an immune disease affecting the muscles). Your doctor may order blood analysis on a regular basis.
  • CUPRIMINE can affect how your liver works. Tests to determine how your liver is working should be done regularly.
  • Tell your doctor right away if you experience: blood in your urine, unexplained cough or wheezing, coughing up blood, shortness of breath, muscle weakness, drooping eyelids, double vision, watery blisters on the skin or other rash, fever, joint pain, swollen lymph nodes, mouth ulcers, or diminished taste.
  • CUPRIMINE is a drug that has many side effects, and some can be fatal. Other side effects that can occur include serious lung problems, nervous system symptoms, diseases of the skin and mucous membranes known as pemphigus, allergic reactions (including a condition known as drug fever as well as skin rashes), mouth ulcers, and loss of taste. Talk to your doctor if you experience side effects and also about possible side effects that could occur. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for product labeling written for professionals for a full list of potential adverse reactions.
  • Tell your doctor about all other medicines (prescription and over-the-counter, including vitamins and herbal supplements) that you are taking. Some medicines (such as gold therapy, antimalarial or cancer drugs, oxyphenbutazone or phenylbutazone) should not be used with CUPRIMINE because they also may cause serious liver and kidney side effects.

Please click here for full Prescribing Information including Boxed Warning.

Indication
Indication

CUPRIMINE® (Penicillamine) Capsules are used to treat Wilson's disease (a disease where there is too much copper in the body), cystinuria (a disease where an excess amount of certain proteins are in the urine) and patients with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis who have not had a response to other therapy. Not enough evidence is available to see an effect on treatment of ankylosing spondylitis.

Important Safety Information
Important Safety Information

WARNING: You should be under the close supervision of your doctor when you are taking CUPRIMINE. Report any side effects promptly to your doctor.

  • Do not take CUPRIMINE if you are pregnant unless you are taking CUPRIMINE to treat Wilson’s disease (too much copper in the body) or cystinuria (too much protein in the urine). Mothers on therapy with penicillamine should not nurse their infants.
  • CUPRIMINE can cause serious blood disorders, and some can be fatal. If you have had aplastic anemia (anemia due to lack of all blood cells) or agranulocytosis (lack of certain white blood cells) and it was related to taking CUPRIMINE, you should not take it again.
  • CUPRIMINE can cause kidney damage and should not be used to treat rheumatoid arthritis if you have a history of kidney disease. If you take CUPRIMINE to treat cystinuria, routine analysis of your urine may be necessary and you should have an x-ray every year to check for kidney stones.
  • CUPRIMINE can be associated with fatalities due to other diseases such as Goodpasture’s syndrome (an immune disease that attacks the lungs and kidneys) and myasthenia gravis (an immune disease affecting the muscles). Your doctor may order blood analysis on a regular basis.
  • CUPRIMINE can affect how your liver works. Tests to determine how your liver is working should be done regularly.
  • Tell your doctor right away if you experience: blood in your urine, unexplained cough or wheezing, coughing up blood, shortness of breath, muscle weakness, drooping eyelids, double vision, watery blisters on the skin or other rash, fever, joint pain, swollen lymph nodes, mouth ulcers, or diminished taste.
  • CUPRIMINE is a drug that has many side effects, and some can be fatal. Other side effects that can occur include serious lung problems, nervous system symptoms, diseases of the skin and mucous membranes known as pemphigus, allergic reactions (including a condition known as drug fever as well as skin rashes), mouth ulcers, and loss of taste. Talk to your doctor if you experience side effects and also about possible side effects that could occur. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for product labeling written for professionals for a full list of potential adverse reactions.
  • Tell your doctor about all other medicines (prescription and over-the-counter, including vitamins and herbal supplements) that you are taking. Some medicines (such as gold therapy, antimalarial or cancer drugs, oxyphenbutazone or phenylbutazone) should not be used with CUPRIMINE because they also may cause serious liver and kidney side effects.

Please click here for full Prescribing Information including Boxed Warning.