Personalized support along your treatment journey
Olumiant Together is a support program that gives you access to the Companion in Care™ team—a group of people available to help you with personalized assistance, resources, and support throughout your treatment.
Olumiant Together can help you:
- Confirm your insurance coverage
- Explore savings options if you are commercially insured
- Work with your specialty pharmacy to ensure you get your medicine
Supporting you every step of the way
At the start
The Companion in Care team can answer frequently asked questions about Olumiant, your insurance coverage, and the Olumiant savings program.
Along the way
Olumiant Together can help you get more out of doctor visits and give you resources and information about living with your condition.
Here for you
We're here to lend an ear whenever you want to talk. Please keep in mind that a Companion in Care is not a substitute for your healthcare provider and cannot provide medical or treatment advice.
If you do not qualify for a savings card, you can still enroll in Olumiant Together by calling 1-844-OLUMIANT (1-844-658-6426).
As a reminder, HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It provides data privacy and security to protect your medical information.
Meet your team
Once your doctor prescribes Olumiant, different members of your healthcare team may reach out to help you get started.
Your Companion in Care*
- Coordinates with your doctor's office, your specialty pharmacy, and your insurance, so you don't have to
- Works with your insurance to determine specialty pharmacy options
- Assists you with enrollment in our savings program, if you're eligible
Your specialty pharmacy
- Works with your insurance company to get Olumiant approved for you
- Contacts you to let you know the cost and to set up delivery of your medication once it is approved
Click here for more information about specialty pharmacy.
Your insurance company
Once your insurance receives a prescription and prior authorization from your doctor, they will:
- Determine if Olumiant is covered
- Inform your doctor or specialty pharmacy if Olumiant is covered
- Let you know how much it may cost
Have you had success with Olumiant? We'd love to hear about it!
Give us a call at 1-844-OLUMIANT (1-844-658-6426).
How can I enroll?
There are 3 easy ways you can get started with Olumiant Together:
- Ask your doctor in your next visit.
- Enroll online here
- Call 1-844-OLUMIANT (1-844-658-6426)
Once you enroll, what's next?
A Companion in Care will give you a welcome call to talk about how Olumiant Together can support you and what to expect moving forward. A Companion in Care will also check your insurance coverage before you start treatment.
A Companion in Care will give you a call to be sure you received your first delivery of Olumiant.
To connect with a member of the Companion in Care team any time you have a question or just want to talk, call 1-844-OLUMIANT (1-844-658-6426) Monday - Friday between 8 AM and 10 PM ET.
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Discover key support options with the Lilly Together™ app
Download the Lilly Together mobile app to enroll in Olumiant savings and support. The app is a resource to help you on your treatment journey. With the Lilly Together app, you can access savings, use daily symptom tracking to understand your progress over time, and connect with your Companion in Care™* team with a single click to get support along your treatment journey.
PURPOSE AND SAFETY SUMMARY WITH WARNINGS
Important Facts About Olumiant® (O-loo-mē·ant). It is also known as baricitinib.
Olumiant is a prescription medicine called a Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitor used to treat adults with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis after treatment with 1 or more medicines called tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers have been used, and did not work well enough or could not be tolerated.
Olumiant may cause serious side effects, including:
- Serious infections, including tuberculosis (TB), shingles, and others caused by bacteria, fungi, or viruses. Some people have died from these infections. Olumiant can make you more likely to get infections or make any infections that you have worse. Your doctor should test for TB before starting Olumiant and watch for TB symptoms during treatment. You should not start Olumiant if you have any kind of infection unless your doctor tells you it is okay. While taking Olumiant, tell your doctor right away if you have symptoms of an infection, such as:
- fever, sweating, or chills
- muscle aches
- shortness of breath
- blood in phlegm
- weight loss
- warm, red, or painful skin or sores on your body
- diarrhea or stomach pain
- burning with urination or urinating more often than normal
- feeling tired
- Increased risk of death in people 50 years of age or older who have at least 1 heart disease risk factor and are taking a medicine in a class of medicines called JAK inhibitors.
- Cancer and immune system problems. Olumiant may increase your risk of lymphoma and other cancers, including skin cancers. People taking a medicine in the class of medicines called JAK inhibitors have a higher risk of certain cancers, including lymphoma and lung cancer, especially if you are a current or past smoker.
- Increased risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack, stroke or death in people 50 years of age and older who have at least 1 heart disease risk factor and taking a medicine in the class of medicines called JAK inhibitors, especially if you are a current or past smoker. Get emergency help right away if you have any symptoms of a heart attack or stroke while taking Olumiant, including:
- discomfort in the center of your chest that lasts for more than a few minutes, or that goes away and comes back
- severe tightness, pain, pressure, or heaviness in your chest, throat, neck, or jaw
- pain or discomfort in your arms, back, neck, jaw, or stomach
- shortness of breath with or without chest discomfort
- breaking out in a cold sweat
- nausea or vomiting
- feeling lightheaded
- weakness in one part or on one side of your body
- slurred speech
- Blood clots in the veins of your legs or lungs. This may be life-threatening and cause death. Blood clots in the veins and lungs have happened more often in people who are 50 years of age or older and with at least 1 heart disease risk factor taking a medicine in the class of medicines called JAK inhibitors. While taking Olumiant, tell your doctor right away if you have any signs and symptoms of blood clots, including swelling, pain or tenderness in the leg, sudden chest pain, or shortness of breath.
- Tears in the stomach or intestines. This happens most often in people who also take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), corticosteroids, or methotrexate. While taking Olumiant, tell your doctor right away if you have fever and stomach-area pain that does not go away, and a change in bowel habits.
- Changes in laboratory test results. Your doctor should do blood tests to check your white and red blood cells before and while you are taking Olumiant. Your doctor should also check certain liver tests. You should not take Olumiant if your blood cell counts are too low or your liver tests are too high. If your results change, your doctor may pause your treatment with Olumiant. Your doctor should also check your cholesterol approximately 12 weeks after you start this medicine and as needed after that.
- Allergic reactions. If you have symptoms, such as rash, swelling of your lips, tongue, or throat, or hives (raised, red patches of skin that are often very itchy) while taking Olumiant, stop taking Olumiant and call your doctor right away. Some of these reactions seen in patients taking Olumiant were serious.
Common side effects
The most common side effects of Olumiant include:
- upper respiratory tract infections, such as a cold or sinus infections
- cold sores
These are not all the possible side effects of Olumiant. Tell your doctor if you have any side effects. You can report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Before you use Olumiant, tell your doctor if you:
- Are being treated for an infection, have an infection that won’t go away or keeps coming back, or think you have symptoms of an infection.
- Have TB or have been in close contact with someone with TB.
- Have had hepatitis B or C, cancer, or blood clots in the veins of your legs or lungs.
- Live, have lived, or have visited parts of the country that increase your risk of fungal infections. These may include the Ohio and Mississippi River valleys and the Southwest. Ask your doctor if you do not know if you have lived in an area where these infections are common.
- Are a current or past smoker.
- Have had a heart attack, other heart problems or stroke.
- Have other medical conditions, including kidney or liver problems, low blood cell counts, diabetes, lung disease, HIV, or a weak immune system.
- Have any stomach-area pain or have been diagnosed with inflammation in the large intestine or ulcers in your stomach or intestines.
- Have recently received or plan to receive a vaccine. People taking Olumiant should not receive live vaccines.
- Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. You should not take Olumiant and breastfeed.
Are taking other medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. It is especially important to tell your doctor, if you take a medicine called probenecid or take other medicines to treat rheumatoid arthritis. For example, you should not take any of the following medicines while taking Olumiant since this may increase your risk of infection:
- tocilizumab (Actemra®)
- etanercept (Enbrel®)
- adalimumab (Humira®)
- infliximab (Remicade®)
- rituximab (Rituxan®)
- abatacept (Orencia®)
- anakinra (Kineret®)
- certolizumab pegol (Cimzia®)
- golimumab (Simponi®)
- tofacitinib (Xeljanz®/Xeljanz XR®)
- sarilumab (Kevzara®)
- azathioprine or cyclosporine
- Are under age 18. It is not known if Olumiant is safe and effective in children.
How to take
- Take Olumiant exactly as your doctor says.
- Take Olumiant once a day with or without food.
For more information, call 1-800-545-5979 or go to www.olumiant.com.
This summary provides basic information about Olumiant but does not include all information known about this medicine. Read the information that comes with your prescription each time your prescription is filled. This information does not take the place of talking with your doctor. Be sure to talk to your doctor or other healthcare provider about Olumiant and how to take it. Your doctor is the best person to help you decide if Olumiant is right for you.
BA CON BS 06DEC2021