Migraine Patient Support Programme

We have developed a suite of patient resources designed to support your patients on their treatment with Aimovig®. These support tools include:

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Aimoassist website

www.aimoassist.ie (password for entry required: “aimovig” - all lower case)

This is a patient focused website providing useful information for patients starting treatment with Aimovig®, including an injection training video, instructions for use, support tools, and hints and tips for managing treatment with Aimovig®.

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Aimovig® Nurse Support Programme

This is a free programme designed to provide education and support to patients throughout their Aimovig® treatment experience should they require it. Once patients register for the programme, the Aimovig® Support Nurse will contact them and will be on hand to provide personalised support for their Aimovig® treatment. Home visits with the Aimovig® Novartis Nurse can be arranged should your patients require it.

Patients can register for the Aimovig® Nurse Service Support Programme by visiting: bit.ly/3OaOH5m or by scanning the QR code to access the registration portal. Click below for a useful patient leaflet explaining the Aimovig® Nurse Service Support Programme.

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Aimovig® Sharps Bin Service

This green returns Programme has been developed to provide a sharps bin delivery and collection service to people who have been prescribed Aimovig®. This programme ensures that sharps bins are handled in the most sustainable way possible. These sharps bins are sterilised and reused, reducing carbon, plastic, and water waste. For every 1,000 bins reused, this is the equivalent of 15.3 TONNES of carbon saved from going into the atmosphere. That’s the equivalent of 56,677 car miles or (90,000) kilometres travelled!.

 

The service is provided to patients free of charge by HealthBeacon on behalf of Novartis, the manufacturers of Aimovig®. You can refer your Aimovig® patients to the attached leaflet for more details. If they would like to join the Aimovig® sharps bin programme you can call HealthBeacon on 01-2118371 and a HealthBeacon customer service representative will provide further details of the service and obtain verbal consent from your patients that wish to register for the service.

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Migraine Buddy

Migraine Buddy* is a digital migraine diary app that your patients can download free of charge on a mobile phone or tablet. It offers an intuitive interface with an easy-to-use questionnaire to track and manage migraine attacks. It is available for download on the App Store and Google Play Store.

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Don't Forget website

Don'tforget.ie is a free medication reminder service. Patients can sign up to have a text sent directly to their phone every 4 weeks to remind them to take their Aimovig® medication. Patients can register for this free service via dontforget.ie.

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*Novartis is a preferred partner of Healint Pte, which independently developed, owns, and operates Migraine Buddy.

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IE408320 | February 2024
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Reporting suspected adverse reactions after authorisation of the medicinal product is important. It allows continued monitoring of the benefit/risk profile of the medicinal product. All suspected adverse reactions should be reported to HPRA Pharmacovigilance, website www.hpra.ie. Adverse events can also be reported to Novartis preferably at www.novartis.com/report, by emailing [email protected] or by calling (01) 2080 612.