Steps to enroll
Enroll for immediate access to NOURIANZ™ (istradefylline) with a free 28-day supply
Download and print the Kyowa Kirin Cares enrollment form and fill it out with your healthcare provider, who will then fax it to 833-447-4399.
While your case manager begins the benefits investigation (BI), Kyowa Kirin Cares will provide eligible patients with immediate access to NOURIANZ through the Quick Start program, which gives a newly prescribed patient a free 28-day supply of NOURIANZ.
After the BI is complete, your Kyowa Kirin Cares case manager will help you navigate your reimbursement and access options based on your insurance coverage.
Kyowa Kirin Cares will coordinate to get you your regular prescription of NOURIANZ. Eligible patients may pay no more than $20 per month for their prescription through the co-pay card program.
Access and assistance
Navigate financial options
Talk to your healthcare provider about enrolling in Kyowa Kirin Cares to receive assistance navigating access and reimbursement options for NOURIANZ. As soon as you enroll, you will be assigned a dedicated case manager who will help you understand your financial options based on your insurance coverage.
If you have commercial insurance, you may be eligible to receive co-pay assistance. Review the terms and conditions to learn if you qualify.a,b
If you have government or military insurance, a case manager will be able to walk you through all available financial options.c
aPatients must be US residents with an active primary commercial plan; patients with federal or state government insurance such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Tricare are not eligible for co-pay assistance. Other terms and conditions may apply.
bCommercially insured patients do not need to participate in Kyowa Kirin Cares to be eligible for co-pay assistance.
cPatients must be US residents with no active medical or pharmacy benefit insurance and an annual gross income ≤400% of the federal poverty level, confirmed by electronic income verification response or documented proof of income.
Kyowa Kirin Cares is committed to supporting you throughout your journey with NOURIANZ. Your dedicated case manager can help you by
Answering general questions about NOURIANZ
Helping you stay on track with your treatments
Providing educational tools and resources
Calling routinely to check in and offer support
Refer to the important forms and resources below for additional support
Access Kyowa Kirin Cares forms as well as useful NOURIANZ information and resources below.
To enroll in Kyowa Kirin Cares, Download the form and take it to your next appointment. Fill it out with your healthcare provider who will then fax it to Kyowa Kirin Cares.
Patient assistance program
If you’re uninsured, you may qualify for the patient assistance program. Fill out this form with your healthcare provider, who will then fax it to Kyowa Kirin Cares to determine eligibility.
Kyowa Kirin Cares support brochure
This Kyowa Kirin Cares brochure provides a quick reference for program offerings.
Visit the NOURIANZ website to learn more about how NOURIANZ works and how it may help you.
What is NOURIANZ™ (istradefylline)
NOURIANZ is a prescription medicine used with levodopa and carbidopa to treat adults with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who are having “off” episodes.
Important Safety Information
Before you take NOURIANZ, tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you:
have a history of abnormal movement (dyskinesia)
have a history of psychotic thinking or behavior
have reduced liver function
smoke cigarettes or use other tobacco products
are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. NOURIANZ may harm your unborn baby
are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
NOURIANZ and other medicines may affect each other causing side effects. NOURIANZ may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how NOURIANZ works.
What are the possible side effects of NOURIANZ?
NOURIANZ may cause serious side effects, including:
uncontrolled sudden movements (dyskinesia). Uncontrolled sudden movements is one of the most common side effects.
hallucinations and other symptoms of psychosis. NOURIANZ can cause abnormal thinking and behavior.
being overly suspicious or feeling people want to harm you (paranoid ideation).
believing things that are not real (delusions)
seeing or hearing things that are not real (hallucinations)
increased activity or talking (mania)
delirium (decreased awareness of things around you)
unusual urges (impulse control or compulsive behaviors). Some people taking NOURIANZ get urges to behave in a way unusual for them. Examples of this are unusual urges to gamble, increased sexual urges, strong urges to spend money, binge eating, and the inability to control these urges.
If you notice or your family notices that you are developing any new or unusual symptoms or behaviors, talk to your healthcare provider.
The most common side effects of NOURIANZ include uncontrolled movements (dyskinesia), dizziness, constipation, nausea, hallucinations, and problems sleeping (insomnia).
These are not all the possible side effects of NOURIANZ.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Please see Patient Information.