PATIENT SUPPORT PROGRAM
Streamlining the path from prescription to fill
NUZYRA® SurePath™ aims to help overcome some of the market access burdens and affordability barriers for patients.
It’s an access program with recent operational and procedural upgrades—plus Specialty Pharmacy Network support for prior authorizations (PA).
COVERAGE AND ACCESS
In support of your patients
When you prescribe NUZYRA, you’re prescribing an antibiotic that’s widely covered by commercial and Medicare insurance plans. Broad insurance coverage plus patient and provider resources help facilitate quick prescription fulfillment.*
May require prior authorization.
As of 1/1/23.
ePA=electronic prior authorization.
*This is intended to be general information only, and Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. cannot guarantee payment of any claim. Coding, coverage, and reimbursement may vary significantly by payer, plan, patient, and setting of care. For additional information, customers should consult with their payers for all relevant coding, reimbursement, and coverage requirements. It is the sole responsibility of the healthcare provider to select the proper code and ensure the accuracy of all claims used in seeking reimbursement.
Insurance coverage and reimbursement for NUZYRA are not guaranteed. Coverage and reimbursement depend on an individual patient’s insurance plan. We recommend that you contact the insurance provider to verify NUZYRA coverage and reimbursement.
|Commercial||When a prior authorization is required, our specialty pharmacy partners are here to help|
|Medicare Advantage/ Supplemental||Specialty pharmacy will work with providers and patients on prior authorization, if required. Covered with low out-of-pocket cost|
|Low-income subsidy||Specialty pharmacy will work with providers and patients on prior authorization, if required. Covered with low out-of-pocket cost|
|Basic Medicare||Individuals enrolled in basic Medicare plan may have high out-of-pocket costs for their prescription|
|Medicaid||Some states may require documented failure on 1 or 2 antibiotics with clinical notes|
NUZYRA® (omadacycline) is a tetracycline-class antibacterial indicated for the treatment of adult patients with the following infections caused by susceptible microorganisms:
Community-Acquired Bacterial Pneumonia (CABP) caused by the following:
Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus (methicillin-susceptible isolates), Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, and Chlamydophila pneumoniae.
Acute Bacterial Skin and Skin Structure Infections (ABSSSI) caused by the following:
Staphylococcus aureus (methicillin-susceptible and -resistant isolates), Staphylococcus lugdunensis, Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus anginosus grp. (includes S. anginosus, S. intermedius, and S. constellatus), Enterococcus faecalis, Enterobacter cloacae, and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of NUZYRA and other antibacterial drugs, NUZYRA should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
NUZYRA is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to omadacycline or tetracycline-class antibacterial drugs, or to any of the excipients.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
Mortality imbalance was observed in the CABP clinical trial with eight deaths (2%) occurring in patients treated with NUZYRA compared to four deaths (1%) in patients treated with moxifloxacin. The cause of the mortality imbalance has not been established. All deaths, in both treatment arms, occurred in patients > 65 years of age; most patients had multiple comorbidities. The causes of death varied and included worsening and/or complications of infection and underlying conditions. Closely monitor clinical response to therapy in CABP patients, particularly in those at higher risk for mortality.
The use of NUZYRA during tooth development (last half of pregnancy, infancy and childhood to the age of 8 years) may cause permanent discoloration of the teeth (yellow-gray-brown) and enamel hypoplasia.
The use of NUZYRA during the second and third trimester of pregnancy, infancy and childhood up to the age of 8 years may cause reversible inhibition of bone growth.
Hypersensitivity reactions have been reported with NUZYRA. Life-threatening hypersensitivity (anaphylactic) reactions have been reported with other tetracycline-class antibacterial drugs. NUZYRA is structurally similar to other tetracycline-class antibacterial drugs and is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to tetracycline-class antibacterial drugs. Discontinue NUZYRA if an allergic reaction occurs.
Clostridioides difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) has been reported with use of nearly all antibacterial agents and may range in severity from mild diarrhea to fatal colitis. Evaluate if diarrhea occurs.
NUZYRA is structurally similar to tetracycline-class antibacterial drugs and may have similar adverse reactions. Adverse reactions, including photosensitivity, pseudotumor cerebri, and anti-anabolic action (which has led to increased BUN, azotemia, acidosis, hyperphosphatemia, pancreatitis, and abnormal liver function tests), have been reported for other tetracycline-class antibacterial drugs, and may occur with NUZYRA. Discontinue NUZYRA if any of these adverse reactions are suspected.
Prescribing NUZYRA in the absence of a proven or strongly suspected bacterial infection is unlikely to provide benefit to the patient and increases the risk of the development of drug-resistant bacteria.
The most common adverse reactions (incidence ≥2%) are nausea, vomiting, infusion site reactions, alanine aminotransferase increased, aspartate aminotransferase increased, gamma-glutamyl transferase increased, hypertension, headache, diarrhea, insomnia, and constipation.
Patients who are on anticoagulant therapy may require downward adjustment of their anticoagulant dosage while taking NUZYRA.
Absorption of tetracyclines, including NUZYRA is impaired by antacids containing aluminum, calcium, or magnesium, bismuth subsalicylate and iron containing preparations.
USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
Lactation: Breastfeeding is not recommended during treatment with NUZYRA.
Please see Full Prescribing Information for NUZYRA.
- Data on file. Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.