“Ampyra is giving me the confidence to know that I can get from here to there.” –Rick

AMPYRA Assistance

Help & support when you need it

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., the maker of AMPYRA® (dalfampridine), is committed to making AMPYRA affordable and accessible. AMPYRA Patient Support Services (APSS) offers comprehensive cost and insurance assistance.

AMPYRA Patient Support Services (APSS) and co-pay program

If you are prescribed AMPYRA, AMPYRA Patient Support Services will confirm your insurance and your eligibility for the co-pay program. This program is for people with private insurance, where allowed by law. If you are eligible, you may not pay more than $40 per month for AMPYRA.

What if I can't afford AMPYRA?

There is a program designed to help people pay for AMPYRA. If you are prescribed AMPYRA, and cannot afford it, the patient assistance team will work with you to see if you are eligible to receive AMPYRA at no cost.

Contact AMPYRA Patient Support Services to learn more.

Call AMPYRA Patient Support Services toll-free at 1-888-881-1918 Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 8 pm ET.

AMPYRA® (dalfampridine) is indicated as a treatment to improve walking in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). This was demonstrated by an increase in walking speed.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Do not take AMPYRA if you have ever had a seizure, or have certain types of kidney problems, or are allergic to dalfampridine (4-aminopyridine), the active ingredient in AMPYRA.

Take AMPYRA exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

You could have a seizure even if you never had a seizure before. Your chance of having a seizure is higher if you take too much AMPYRA or if your kidneys have a mild decrease of function, which is common after age 50.

Your doctor may do a blood test to check how well your kidneys are working, if that is not known before you start taking AMPYRA.

AMPYRA may cause serious allergic reactions. Stop taking AMPYRA and call your doctor right away or get emergency medical help if you have shortness of breath or trouble breathing, swelling of your throat or tongue, or hives.

AMPYRA should not be taken with other forms of 4-aminopyridine (4-AP, fampridine), since the active ingredient is the same.

The most common adverse events for AMPYRA in MS patients were urinary tract infection, trouble sleeping, dizziness, headache, nausea, weakness, back pain, and problems with balance.

Before taking AMPYRA tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if AMPYRA will harm your unborn baby.

Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed. It is not known if AMPYRA passes into your breast milk. You and your doctor should decide if you will take AMPYRA or breast-feed. You should not do both.

Please see the full Prescribing Information and Patient Medication Guide.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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