Samsca

Active Ingredient(s): Tolvaptan
FDA Approved: * May 19, 2009
Pharm Company: * OTSUKA PHARM
Category: Hyponatremia

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Samsca Overview

Tolvaptan (INN, trade names Samsca and Jinarc) is an aquaretic drug that functions as a selective, competitive vasopressin receptor 2 antagonist used to treat hyponatremia (low blood sodium levels) associated with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis, and the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH). Tolvaptan was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 19, 2009, and is sold by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. under the trade name Samsca. Tolvaptan was also in fas...

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Samsca

How can I find a doctor who will prescribe Samsca? I haven't been able to find anyone who will... ## What are you trying to get it prescribed for? It's generally only used to treat low blood sodium levels, so unless someone has severely low levels that demand treatment with it, it is unlikely that a doctor will prescribe it. ## SIADH / hyponutremia. I've read all about the drug, & think I meet all the criteria. However I can't find a doctor that has any experience with it. ## A Dr who thinks you meet the criteria will prescribe it. Unfortunately even with insurance most cannot afford it long term. It is over $2500 for my father and we cannot afford it. Great miracle working drug but priced out of reach for the majority of those who need it.

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Samsca help

I was on assistance program and was taken off they said Medicare would cover but that price is still 2700.00 month. Where can I appeal or get other help? ## It's still that much just for your co-pay? Unfortunately, most manufacturers won't provide assistance for their products, if someone has prescription insurance of some type. The manufacturers do have a hotline for their access program, you may want to try calling them and see if there's anything you can do, it's 866-758-7069. Learn more Samsca details here. There are a few other medications in this class available, but I am not sure if any would be much cheaper. Have you tried asking your doctor or pharmacist? ## Yes it's the only thing tha works tried all other thanks for info will try that number

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Tolvaptan (Samsca) availability

Which pharmacies carry the drug tolvaptan (as a brand called samsca) available in india? ## I'm sorry, we are based in the U.S. so I really don't know where you could find it in India. Have you tried asking your doctor or checking with any local pharmacies to see if they can get it? Can anyone else help this person? ## You can find near Jehangir Hospital. I dont remember the exact medical shop name. But it opp to Ruby Hall and next to food world. I bought same composition under Brand name ReSodim 15 from Pinnacle. ## I AM FIND STOCKIST IN INDIA AT U.P VARANASI

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Tolvaptan
  • Tablet: 15mg, 30mg, 45mg, 60mg, 90mg
  • Tablet, Chewable, Tablet, Capsule: 15mg, 30mg, 45mg, 60mg, 90mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Samsca: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 59148-020 Samsca 15 mg Oral Tablet by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • 59148-021 Samsca 30 mg Oral Tablet by Otsuka America Pharmaceutical Inc.

Other drugs which contain Tolvaptan or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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How can I find a doctor who will prescribe Samsca? I haven't been able to find anyone who will... ## What are you tr... 3 replies
Samsca help
I was on assistance program and was taken off they said Medicare would cover but that price is still 2700.00 month. Wher... 2 replies
Tolvaptan (Samsca) availability
Which pharmacies carry the drug tolvaptan (as a brand called samsca) available in india? ## I'm sorry, we are based ... 3 replies






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