Is there a generic form of Otezla?

There isn’t currently a generic version of Otezla. (A generic drug is an exact copy of the active drug in a brand-name medication that’s made from chemicals.) Humira is a biologic medication, which means that it’s made from living cells.

Is there a substitute for Otezla?

Otezla Alternatives Compared

Otezla apremilast Humira adalimumab Enbrel etanercept
Oral tablet Subcutaneous kit Subcutaneous kit Subcutaneous solution
Brand Names
N/A Other adalimumab brands include: Abrilada, Amjevita, Cyltezo, Hadlima, Hulio, Hyrimoz, Yusimry Other etanercept brands include: Erelzi, Eticovo

Is apremilast a generic?

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for the first generic version of Otezla (apremilast) in 10, 20, and 30 mg tablets. The drug is commonly used to treat diseases such as psoriatic arthritis (PsA), Behcet’s Syndrome, and plaque psoriasis.

Why does Otezla cost so much?

Otezla is expensive because it is a brand name drug. The lower-cost generic option called apremilast was approved by the FDA in February 2021, but it is not yet on the U.S. market, possibly due to ongoing patent protection.

How much does generic Otezla cost?

The cost for Otezla oral tablet (10 mg-20 mg-30 mg) is around $898 for a supply of 27 tablets, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans….Oral Tablet.

Quantity Per unit Price
27 $33.26 $897.97
55 $81.39 $4,476.70

Is apremilast the same as Otezla?

Otezla contains the drug apremilast. It’s not available as a generic drug. (A generic drug is an exact copy of the active drug in a brand-name medication.) Apremilast is only available as Otezla.

Can you drink wine with Otezla?

While there is no direct interaction between Otezla and alcohol, it is not recommended to drink alcohol while taking Otezla. Otezla and alcohol consumption could lead to worsened side effects. Many people are aware that drinking alcohol alone can lead to nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and indigestion.