Getting Your
Prescription

When you're prescribed VIVITROL, it is important to avoid delays so that you can stay on track during your opioid-free recovery journey.

By following a few steps and working closely with your healthcare provider and the specialty or other pharmacy, you have the resources you need to help you stay on track in your recovery journey.

Your doctor prescribes VIVITROL®
With your healthcare provider:
  • Complete the specialty pharmacy form
  • Provide your insurance card (if applicable)
  • Discuss the VIVITROL® Co-pay Savings Program
Your healthcare provider will then send the form to the specialty pharmacy.
A pharmacy fills your VIVITROL® prescription
The specialty or other pharmacy: Expect a call from your pharmacy to coordinate the delivery of your first prescription to your healthcare provider’s office.
Your VIVITROL® prescription is delivered to your doctor
You will be contacted by the pharmacy to verify:
  • Payment
  • Shipping
  • Delivery
Upon approval, the prescription will be filled and shipped to your healthcare provider’s office.
Your doctor administers your VIVITROL® injection and schedules your next appointment
  • Visit your healthcare provider to receive your VIVITROL injection on your appointment date
  • Schedule your next appointment
  • Repeat steps 2-3

VIVITROL is not right for everyone. There are significant risks from VIVITROL treatment, including risk of opioid overdose, severe reaction at the injection site and sudden opioid withdrawal.
See Important Safety Information below. Discuss all benefits and risks with a healthcare provider. See Prescribing Information and Medication Guide.


*Eligibility for Alkermes-Sponsored Co-pay Assistance: Offer valid only for prescriptions for FDA-approved indications. You must be at least 18 years old. If you are purchasing your VIVITROL® prescriptions with benefits from Medicare, including Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plans; Medicaid, including Medicaid Managed Care or Alternative Benefit Plans (“ABPs”) under the Affordable Care Act; Medigap; Veterans Administration (“VA”); Department of Defense (“DoD”); TriCare®; or any similar state funded programs such as medical or pharmaceutical assistance programs, you are not eligible for this offer. Void where prohibited by law, taxed or restricted. Subject to plan benefit design requirements. Alkermes, Inc. reserves the right to rescind, revoke or amend these offers without notice.