Dupilumab Use in Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Marcia L. Buck, PharmD, FCCP, FPPAG, BCPPS

Disclosures

Pediatr Pharm. 2019;25(6) 

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Availability and Cost

Dupilumab is available in 200 mg/1.14 mL and 300 mg/2 mL pre-filled syringes for self-administration.[2] The estimated cost for dupilumab is approximately $30,000 per year.[11] The manufacturer provides patient access support through their Dupixent® My Way program. Details of the program are available at https://www.dupixenthcp.com/. In their treatment guideline, Boguniewicz and colleagues provide readers with a table of recommendations for documentation to include when prescribing dupilumab in order to facilitate meeting the requirements for insurance coverage.[4] Additional suggestions for wording appeal letters to insurers is included in the commentary accompanying the article.[5]

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