CANASA Savings Program

You may be eligible* to save on your prescriptions

The CANASA Savings Program may help eligible patients pay as little as $35 for each of 12 prescription fills. For more information, please call 1-855-706-8716.

*Program Terms, Conditions, and Eligibility Criteria:

  1. This offer is valid only for patients 18 years of age or older and is good for use only with a valid prescription for CANASA® (mesalamine) 1000 mg suppositories at the time the prescription is filled by the pharmacist and dispensed to the patient.

  2. Depending on your insurance coverage, eligible patients may pay as little as $35 per prescription fill for up to twelve (12) prescription fills. Check with your pharmacist for your copay discount. Maximum savings limit applies; patient out-of-pocket expense may vary.

  3. This card is not valid for use by patients enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid, or other federal or state programs (including any state pharmaceutical assistance programs), or private indemnity or HMO insurance plans that reimburse you for the entire cost of your prescription drugs. Patients may not use this card if they are Medicare-eligible and enrolled in an employer-sponsored health plan or prescription drug benefit program for retirees. This offer is not valid for cash-paying patients.

  4. Each card is valid for up to twelve (12) prescription fills. Offer applies only to prescriptions filled before the program expires on 12/31/16.

  5. Allergan reserves the right to rescind, revoke, or amend this offer without notice.

  6. Offer good only in the USA including Puerto Rico at participating retail pharmacies.

  7. Void if prohibited by law, taxed, or restricted.

  8. This card is not transferable. The selling, purchasing, trading, or counterfeiting of this card is prohibited by law.

  9. This card has no cash value and may not be used in combination with any other discount, coupon, rebate, free trial, or similar offer for the specified prescription.

  10. This offer is not health insurance.

  11. This card expires December 31, 2016.

  12. By redeeming this card, you acknowledge that you are an eligible patient and that you understand and agree to comply with the terms and conditions of this offer.

What is CANASA?
CANASA (mesalamine) 1000 mg rectal suppository is a prescription medicine used to treat active ulcerative proctitis (ulcerative rectal colitis).

It is not known if CANASA is safe and effective for use for longer than 6 weeks. It is not known if CANASA is safe and effective in children.


Who should not use CANASA?

Do not use CANASA if you are allergic to medicines that contain salicylates, including aspirin, or if you are allergic to mesalamine or any of the ingredients in CANASA.

What should I tell my doctor before taking CANASA?

Before using CANASA, tell your doctor if you:
  • Have a history of allergic reaction to the medicine sulfasalazine (Azulfidine)
  • Have kidney problems
  • Have ever had inflammation of the sac around your heart (pericarditis)
  • Have any other medical condition
  • Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if CANASA can harm your unborn baby.
  • Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. CANASA can pass into your milk.
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

What are the possible side effects of CANASA?

CANASA may cause serious side effects, including:
  • Allergic type reactions, which can include sudden symptoms called "Acute intolerance syndrome." When this happens, it is usually in people who have had an allergic reaction to sulfasalazine. Stop using CANASA and tell your doctor right away if you get any of these symptoms: cramps, stomach (abdominal) pain, bloody diarrhea, fever, headache, rash.
  • Inflammation of the sac around the heart. Tell your doctor right away if you get chest pain or shortness of breath .
The most common side effects of CANASA include: dizziness, acne, colitis (inflammation of the colon), rectal pain (pain in the final portion of the large intestine), fever, and rash.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please also see the Patient Information within the full Prescribing Information.

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