FASENRA is an add-on maintenance treatment for patients 12 and older with severe eosinophilic asthma. See more
Not for other eosinophilic conditions or sudden breathing problems.
Starting FASENRA may require different steps than other asthma medicines you may be taking. FASENRA 360 is a support program designed to help you navigate through the process and get the most out of your treatment.
Click the icons below to see the range of resources that are available to you.
You could pay as little as $0 for FASENRA, if eligible.
The FASENRA Savings Program is for commercially insured patients to cover your out-of-pocket costs for FASENRA and its administration. If your insurance does not cover FASENRA, we may still be able to help.
We have nurses ready to answer questions about FASENRA and show you how to self-administer FASENRA.† They can explain how it’s done in person, or through live video, or over the phone. Just call 1-833-360-HELP (4357), Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM ET, or Saturday-Sunday, 10 AM to 6 PM ET. You can also use the nurse scheduler to set up an appointment.
Whether you’re thinking about FASENRA or are already on it, you can sign up for:
An informative FASENRA brochure
A helpful, doctor discussion guide
A FASENRA welcome kit, including a treatment journal
Dose Reminders to help you stay on track with your treatment
Important tips via e-mail
The FASENRA Savings Program,‡ where you could pay as little as $0
FASENRA 360 dose reminders help keep you on schedule with your treatment. We can provide the dose reminders via text, e-mail or on your calendar. You can sign up and adjust them by clicking here or by calling 1-833-360-HELP (4357).
To help make sure you have what you need for a smooth injection experience, you can request:
A Sharps Disposal Container, to safely dispose of your FASENRA Pen
An Insulated Travel Bag, to take your FASENRA Pen with you
A Demo Pen, so you can practice
Get your supplies now by calling FASENRA 360 at 1-833-360-HELP (4357).
You can learn how to self-administer your FASENRA Pen with a range of simple, step-by-step guides:
A How-to Video that teaches you how to self-administer your FASENRA Pen
Printable instructions that you can take with you anywhere
Personal nurse training: in-home, over the phone, or via live video
Check out these tools on the Taking FASENRA page.
If you have any questions about self-injection, check out our FAQ.
These resources do not replace the training you should receive from your healthcare provider on the right way to prepare and administer your FASENRA Pen.
After you and your doctor have decided you should start treatment, our knowledgeable reimbursement counselors can answer your questions about insurance coverage and out-of-pocket costs. They can check your insurance benefits and connect with affordability programs, providing information about support programs you may be eligible for if you don’t have, or have been denied, insurance coverage. If you have any questions, call 1-833-360-HELP (4357). They are open and ready to help Monday-Friday, 8 AM to 8 PM ET.
With FASENRA, you can reach out to the following members of your support team to help guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have.
Can determine if you have eosinophilic asthma and prescribe FASENRA; usually an allergist or a pulmonologist.
Works as part of your asthma specialist’s staff to help as needed with insurance coverage and coordinates with the specialty pharmacy regarding your FASENRA prescription.
A specialized counselor from AstraZeneca can help you by reviewing your insurance benefits and finding affordability programs that are right for you. If you have any questions, call us at 1-833-360-HELP (4357).
Calls you to confirm treatment and delivers your FASENRA prescription to you or your doctor's office depending on which injection option you choose. Make sure you pick up the phone when they call or return the call if you miss it.
We have nurses ready to answer questions and address concerns as you go through your FASENRA treatment. They can explain your treatment or walk you through the injection process.*
Eligibility for the FASENRA Savings Program
You may be eligible for this offer if you are insured by commercial insurance.
Patients who are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program are not eligible for this offer. This includes patients enrolled in Medicare Part B, Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), Department of Defense (DoD) programs or TriCare, and patients who are Medicare eligible and enrolled in an employer-sponsored group waiver health plan or government-subsidized prescription drug benefit program for retirees.
If you are enrolled in a state or federally funded prescription insurance program, you may not use this program even if you elect to be processed as an uninsured (cash-paying) patient.
This offer is not insurance and is restricted to residents of the United States and Puerto Rico.
Eligible commercially insured patients with a valid prescription for FASENRA who enroll in this program may pay as little as $0 per administration of FASENRA dependent upon patient’s prescription coverage of FASENRA.
If FASENRA is covered by your health plan:
Up to $13,000 per calendar year in assistance for out-of-pocket expenses
If FASENRA is Not covered by your health plan:
Prescription fills for 24 months from the date of the initial prescription
A PA Denial and PA Appeal Denial by your health plan are required to be eligible for this program
FASENRA must be prescribed for on-label use to be eligible for this program
This program is only administered by approved specialty pharmacies
A change in a patient’s insurance coverage or the insurance company’s PA requirements may provide the opportunity for the patient to transition from the Denied Patient Savings Program to insurance coverage benefits. The prescriber will need to submit a new PA for the patient to access their insurance benefits
The out-of-pocket costs covered by the program can include the cost of the product itself and the cost of injection administration or injection training of the product (program maximum of $100 per injection administration).*† Other restrictions may apply. Patient must be enrolled in the program before use. If you have any questions regarding the offer, please call 1-833-360-HELP (1-833-360-4357).
Offer is invalid for claims or transactions more than 180 days from the date of service.
Patients must have commercial health insurance.
Program covers the cost of the drug and administration, and does not cover the costs for office visits or any other associated costs.
*Patients are responsible for any cost associated with the administration above the $100 per injection administration assistance provided by the program.
†Patients who are residents of Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, or Rhode Island are not eligible for injection administration assistance.
Do not use FASENRA if you are allergic to benralizumab or any of the ingredients in FASENRA.
Do not use to treat sudden breathing problems.
allergic (hypersensitivity) reactions, including anaphylaxis. Serious allergic reactions can happen after you get your FASENRA injection. Allergic reactions can sometimes happen hours or days after you get your injection. Tell your healthcare provider or get emergency help right away if you have any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction:
swelling of your face, mouth and tongue
fainting, dizziness, feeling lightheaded (low blood pressure)
are taking oral or inhaled corticosteroid medicines. Do not stop taking your corticosteroid medicines unless instructed by your healthcare provider. This may cause other symptoms that were controlled by the corticosteroid medicine to come back.
have a parasitic (helminth) infection.
are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if FASENRA will harm your unborn baby. Tell your healthcare provider if you become pregnant during your treatment with FASENRA.
are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. It is not known if FASENRA passes into your breast milk. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby if you use FASENRA.
are taking prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements.
Do not stop taking your other asthma medicines unless instructed to do so by your healthcare provider.
The most common side effects of FASENRA include: headache and sore throat. These are not all the possible side effects of FASENRA.
FASENRA is a prescription medicine used with other asthma medicines for the maintenance treatment of asthma in people 12 years and older whose asthma is not controlled with their current asthma medicines. FASENRA helps prevent severe asthma attacks (exacerbations) and may improve your breathing. Medicines such as FASENRA reduce blood eosinophils. Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell that may contribute to your asthma.
FASENRA is not used to treat other problems caused by eosinophils and is not used to treat sudden breathing problems. Tell your healthcare provider if your asthma does not get better or if it gets worse after you start treatment with FASENRA.
It is not known if FASENRA is safe and effective in children under 12 years of age.
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