Acthar is a prescription medicine to be used as a short-term, add-on therapy in the event of symptoms suddenly worsening (flare) for rheumatoid arthritis, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Some cases may require maintenance therapy.

Patient Support Services Available to You at No Cost

Managing your condition can be challenging at times, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Mallinckrodt offers you many different kinds of support. Here are some of the ways we can help:

Do you need help paying for Acthar?

Learn how the Acthar Support & Access Program (A.S.A.P.) can identify sources of financial assistance. Patients with commercial or private insurance may be eligible for a $0 co-pay.*

Want support during your Acthar treatment?

Get access to a 24-hour nurse hotline offering additional, ongoing support from a registered nurse trained in your condition and Acthar.

Would you like help taking Acthar?

Receive one-on-one injection training from a registered nurse in the comfort of your home.

*The Acthar Commercial Co-pay Program provides drug co-pay assistance of up to $25,000 per calendar year for eligible patients. This program is not for patients receiving prescription reimbursement under any federal-, state-, or government-funded insurance programs or where prohibited by law. Please see additional Terms and Conditions.


Learn about educational resources


Watch injection training videos


DO NOT take Acthar until you have talked to your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • A skin condition called scleroderma
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