HIV-associated wasting isn’t something you’re expected to manage on your own. You do have support throughout the process. Your friends and family are there for you. So is your healthcare team—and Serostim® [somatropin (rDNA origin) for injection] support services.
For more than 20 years, Serostim® has provided helpful support programs and prescription savings for people living with HIV.
The AXIS Center:
Serostim® provides a group of support specialists at the AXIS Center. Once you have a prescription, the AXIS Center offers trained reimbursement specialists who can help you and your healthcare provider’s office verify your insurance benefits, determine coverage options, and locate pharmacies that dispense Serostim® in your area.
Copay and savings programs:
We offer a number of financial assistance and savings programs to help eligible patients start and stay on treatment. Whether you’re awaiting insurance approval before starting treatment or looking for financial support to stay on treatment, we may be able to help.
EMD Serono Secured Distribution Program:
Once you have a prescription from your healthcare provider, you can get Serostim® through a network of pharmacies called the EMD Serono Secured Distribution Program. There are nearly 300 locations throughout the country where you can get your prescription filled. Ask your healthcare provider for more information or contact the AXIS Center at 1-877-714-AXIS (2947).
Advocacy and education resources:
The following organizations are good resources for additional information about nutrition, healthy living, disease education, and chronic medical conditions.
Information about HIV
Nutrition and food safety
HIV focused publications
Managing a Healthy Lifestyle: A Guide for People Living with HIV (PDF)
Keep Moving Forward with Serostim®