Pay as little as $5/month*

  • Eligible patients can get ZEMPLAR Capsules for as little as $5*
  • Offer only works with the ZEMPLAR brand
  • Patients can save trips to the pharmacy by converting to a 90-day supply

*Up to $70/month off for eligible patients.

Terms and Conditions

Patient Instructions:

  • Present this ZEMPLAR Savings Card along with your insurance card to receive discounts when presenting your prescription
  • You pay the first $5 of your co-payment on your qualified prescriptions. The discount covers up to $70 a month of your remaining co-pay expense
  • This card can be used up to 2 uses per month
  • Some mail-order pharmacies may have other requirements
  • Please contact your mail-order pharmacist for redemption instructions

Pharmacist Instructions:

  • Submit the copay card authorized for all commercially insured patients by the patient's primary insurance as a secondary transaction to OPUS Health
  • When you use this card, you are confirming that you have not submitted and will not submit a claim for this prescription for reimbursement under any federal, state or government-funded healthcare program, such as Medicare (including Part D), Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs, the Department of Defense, or TRICARE
  • Pharmacists with questions can call OPUS Health at 1-800-364-4767

Eligibility: Available to patients with commercial prescription insurance coverage for ZEMPLAR who meet eligibility criteria. Copay assistance program is not available to patients receiving prescription reimbursement under any federal, state, or government-funded insurance programs (for example, Medicare [including Part D], Medicare Advantage, Medigap, Medicaid, TRICARE, Department of Defense, or Veterans Affairs programs) or where prohibited by law or by the patient’s health insurance provider. If at any time a patient begins receiving prescription drug coverage under any such federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program, patient will no longer be able to use the ZEMPLAR Savings Card and patient must call OPUS Health at 800.364.4767 to stop participation. Patients residing in or receiving treatment in certain states may not be eligible. Patients may not seek reimbursement for value received from the ZEMPLAR Savings Program from any third-party payers. Offer subject to change or discontinuance without notice. Restrictions, including monthly maximums, may apply. This is not health insurance. Please see full Terms and Conditions.

Use1

ZEMPLAR® (paricalcitol) Capsules are an active form of vitamin D used to prevent and treat secondary hyperparathyroidism (increased parathyroid hormone levels) in patients with Stage 3 or Stage 4 chronic kidney disease and in Stage 5 patients on dialysis.

  • To help lower your chance of getting symptoms of high calcium in your blood, your doctor should make sure the level of calcium in your blood is 9.5 mg/dL or lower before starting you on ZEMPLAR Capsules if you have Stage 5 kidney failure and are on dialysis.

Important Safety Facts About Zemplar1

  • The most common side effects of ZEMPLAR Capsules include diarrhea, high blood pressure, nausea, runny nose and cough, dizziness, and vomiting.
  • Patients should follow the diet and phosphorus restriction as instructed by their healthcare provider.
  • Patients should contact a healthcare provider if they develop symptoms of a high blood calcium level, e.g., feeling tired, difficulty thinking clearly, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased thirst, increased urination and weight loss.
  • Patients should return to the physician's office for routine blood monitoring as directed by their healthcare provider.
Please see Important Safety Information Please see full Prescribing Information for Zemplar (paricalcitol) Capsules
and discuss it with your healthcare provider.

Reference:

  1. ZEMPLAR® (paricalcitol) Capsules [package insert].
ZEMPLAR Capsules Safety Facts
Important Safety Facts about ZEMPLAR
  • You should not start or continue to take ZEMPLAR Capsules if you have symptoms of high calcium or vitamin D. Taking too much vitamin D or taking it for a long time can cause very high calcium or vitamin D levels which may cause serious health problems and the need for emergency medical care. Signs of high calcium include feeling tired, difficulty thinking clearly, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased thirst, increased urination, and weight loss. Tell your doctor if you are having any of these signs.
  • Before and while taking ZEMPLAR Capsules, tell your doctor about all medications that you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription drugs, aluminum-containing compounds, supplements, and herbal preparations, or any change in your medical condition.
  • Your doctor should measure your blood levels of PTH, calcium, and phosphorus before starting you on and while you are taking ZEMPLAR Capsules. Your doctor may order the tests more often when you begin ZEMPLAR Capsules or if your dose is changed. Your doctor may adjust your dose based on the results of your blood tests.
  • It is important that you follow your ZEMPLAR medication plan exactly as your doctor has ordered and follow any instructions you were given about your diet and phosphorus restrictions.
  • The most common side effects with the use of ZEMPLAR Capsules include diarrhea, inflammation of the nose and throat, dizziness, vomiting, high blood pressure, allergic reaction, nausea, and swelling.
  • This is the most important information to know about ZEMPLAR Capsules. For more information, talk with your health care provider.
Do not take ZEMPLAR Capsules if...1

You have symptoms of high calcium or vitamin D.

Tell your doctor/healthcare provider...1
  • Tell your doctor if you are having signs of high calcium levels, which include feeling tired, difficulty thinking clearly, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased thirst, increased urination, and weight loss.
  • Before and while taking ZEMPLAR Capsules, tell your doctor about all medications that you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription drugs, aluminum-containing compounds, supplements, and herbal preparations, or any change in your medical condition.
What to expect1
  • You should have blood tests to measure your blood levels of parathyroid hormone, calcium, and phosphorus while you are on ZEMPLAR.
  • Your doctor may order the tests more often when you begin ZEMPLAR Capsules or if your dose is changed.
  • Your doctor may adjust your dose based on the results of your blood tests.
Use1

ZEMPLAR® (paricalcitol) Capsules are an active form of vitamin D used to prevent and treat secondary hyperparathyroidism (increased parathyroid hormone levels) in patients with Stage 3 or Stage 4 chronic kidney disease and in Stage 5 patients on dialysis.

  • To help lower your chance of getting symptoms of high calcium in your blood, your doctor should make sure the level of calcium in your blood is 9.5 mg/dL or lower before starting you on ZEMPLAR Capsules if you have Stage 5 kidney failure and are on dialysis.
Helpful resources

ZEMPLAR Capsules are a prescription medication.1

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.

If you cannot afford your medication, contact www.pparx.org for assistance.

You can also call 1-877-ZEMPLAR
(1-877-936-7527) for additional information and select Option 2 to find out whether other financial assistance options may be available.









Use and Important Safety Information

ZEMPLAR Use1

ZEMPLAR® (paricalcitol) Capsules are an active form of vitamin D used to prevent and treat secondary hyperparathyroidism (increased parathyroid hormone levels) in patients with Stage 3 or Stage 4 chronic kidney disease and in Stage 5 patients on dialysis.

Important Safety Information1

You should not start or continue to take ZEMPLAR Capsules if you have symptoms of high calcium or vitamin D. Taking too much vitamin D or taking it for a long time can cause very high calcium or vitamin D levels which may cause serious health problems and the need for emergency medical care. Signs of high calcium include feeling tired, difficulty thinking clearly, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, increased thirst, increased urination, and weight loss. Tell your doctor if you are having any of these signs.

Before and while taking ZEMPLAR Capsules, tell your doctor about all medications that you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription drugs, aluminum-containing compounds, supplements, and herbal preparations, or any change in your medical condition.

Your doctor should measure your blood levels of PTH, calcium, and phosphorus before starting you on and while you are taking ZEMPLAR Capsules. Your doctor may order the tests more often when you begin ZEMPLAR Capsules or if your dose is changed. Your doctor may adjust your dose based on the results of your blood tests.

It is important that you follow your ZEMPLAR medication plan exactly as your doctor has ordered and follow any instructions you were given about your diet and phosphorus restrictions.

The most common side effects with the use of ZEMPLAR Capsules include diarrhea, inflammation of the nose and throat, dizziness, vomiting, high blood pressure, allergic reaction, nausea, and swelling.

This is the most important information to know about ZEMPLAR Capsules. For more information, talk with your health care provider.

Reference:

  1. Zemplar® (paricalcitol) Capsules [package insert]. North Chicago, IL; AbbVie Inc.