OFEV—Available Only at
a Specialty Pharmacy

OFEV® (nintedanib) is available only from a Specialty Pharmacy. You cannot get OFEV capsules at your local retail pharmacy. Many people have never heard of a Specialty Pharmacy. Take a moment to learn more and discover how the experts working there may be able to help you in ways that go beyond filling your prescription.

What is a Specialty Pharmacy?

A Specialty Pharmacy is different from your neighborhood pharmacy. They focus on medicines for conditions not typically handled in a retail pharmacy setting, and have experience and understanding of your condition.

If you qualify, your Specialty Pharmacy can arrange for financial support associated with helping you get your medicine. They can also help explore potential insurance benefit options, coordinate delivery of your medicine, and offer refill assistance.

How you will get your prescription

After your doctor selects a Specialty Pharmacy, he or she
will make sure your prescription and paperwork are filled
out correctly and faxed to the Specialty Pharmacy.

Once the paperwork is approved, your Specialty Pharmacy will call you to set up the delivery of your first shipment of OFEV. For legal reasons, your phone may show the call as "blocked" or "restricted." It's probably your Specialty Pharmacy. To receive your OFEV, please be sure to answer or call back.

Your first prescription of OFEV may be delayed if you don’t speak
to your Specialty Pharmacy. If your Specialty Pharmacy cannot get
a hold of you after at least 3 attempts, your prescription will go on hold and may be canceled after 30 days.
So please answer the phone or call your Specialty Pharmacy back!
Receiving your shipment

Your Specialty Pharmacy will ship your OFEV prescription directly to your home. Please pick a delivery time when you know someone 18 years of age or older will be there to sign for the package. The shipping company cannot leave your prescription outside.

Follow-ups by phone

Your Specialty Pharmacy will call you 21 to 25 days after you start taking your OFEV. They will ask questions such as:

  • How are you doing with your medication?
  • How many pills do you have left?
  • Have you been taking your pills regularly?
  • Has your insurance information changed?
  • Do you need any additional assistance?

It is important to inform your Specialty Pharmacy of any changes to your address or phone number, even if they are only temporary.

Learn more about OFEV and Specialty Pharmacies

Call the OPEN DOORS™
Patient Support Program at
1-866-OPENDOOR (1-866-673-6366) to learn more about
OFEV and Specialty Pharmacies.


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