CYSTADANE is only available by prescription from a doctor. However, it cannot be picked up at a local pharmacy.
A specialty pharmacy called Anovo will mail the medicine to you. Specialty pharmacies dispense certain medicines that treat rare or complex diseases. Your treating doctor will FAX a CYSTADANE prescription form to Anovo. Anovo may contact you if your insurance company needs more information.
It is important to return all calls from Anovo so that you'll get CYSTADANE when you need it.
Many prescription insurance plans cover CYSTADANE. If you don’t have coverage for CYSTADANE or need help paying for your prescription, Recordati Rare Diseases Inc. (the distributor of CYSTADANE) offers programs that may help you:
Assists eligible individuals with insurance copayments or co-insurance for CYSTADANE.
Helps eligible uninsured or underinsured individuals get CYSTADANE.
CYSTADANE (betaine anhydrous for oral solution) is indicated in children and adults for the treatment of homocystinuria to decrease high homocysteine blood levels. Homocystinuria is a rare genetic disorder in which there is an abnormal accumulation of the amino acid homocysteine in the blood and urine. The following are considered to be homocystinuria disorders: