Getting your prescription

A doctor on the phone with her patient.

When your doctor decides
AUSTEDO (deutetrabenazine) tablets
is right for you, you’ll get your
prescription in one of two ways.

  • Your doctor will write you a prescription. Your pharmacy (or sometimes a specialty pharmacy) will fill it for you. Navigating insurance, copays, and financial questions is up to you.


  • Your doctor will send your prescription and enrollment form to Shared Solutions® and we’ll help you work through the details.

Here’s what to expect when your doctor has prescribed AUSTEDO and enrolls you in Shared Solutions®:

Your doctor’s office will send your prescription and enrollment form to Shared Solutions®, who will call you to help get you started with financial, insurance, and prescription assistance so you can receive treatment sooner and stay on treatment.

Whether you’re insured, underinsured, or not insured at all, we’ll verify coverage and work through financial assistance options to help make treatment affordable. Plus, we’ll help you navigate the paperwork, so nothing falls through the cracks. Close to 90% of existing patients on AUSTEDO pay $10 or less per month for their prescription.1 We'll help you explore your financial options.

Your prescription will be filled by your pharmacy (or sometimes a specialty pharmacy), then a Shared Solutions® Nurse will call you to provide ongoing support throughout your treatment.

What is a specialty pharmacy?

A specialty pharmacy dispenses medications that require special handling like temperature control, personalized monitoring, or frequent dosage adjustments.2-4


Track your

Download the Huntington’s chorea Treatment Tracking Guide to record when AUSTEDO is taken and note any questions for your doctor.

Download the guide

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References: 1. Data on file. Parsippany, NJ; Teva Neuroscience, Inc. 2. NASP definitions or specialty pharmacy and specialty medications. National Association or Specialty Pharmacy. February 24, 2016. Accessed April 29, 2021.·Detlntlons·ffnal·2.16.pdf 3. Kruczek N. What is so “special” about specialty pharmacy? Pharmacy Times. July 1, 2020. Accessed April 29, 2021. 4. Einodshofer M, Ellis M. The challenge of specialty pharmacy: mitigating costs while providing quality care. Pharmacy Times. August 8, 2013. Accessed April 29. 2021.