Drug List Changes

  • Effective July 01, 2021

    Formulary Changes to the Preferred B4 Drug List

    Drug Name Description of Change Cost-effective Alternatives*
    Azopt eye dropsMoving to Tier 3brinzolamide eye drops
    Truvada tabletMoving to Tier 3emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil tablet
    PradaxaMoving to Tier 3Elequis or Xarelto
    KisqaliMoving to Tier 4Ibrance or Verzenio
    Kisqali-Femara Co-PackMoving to Tier 4Ibrance or Verzenio

    Formulary Changes to the E4 Drug List

    Drug Name Description of Change Cost-effective Alternatives*
    Truvada tabletMoving to Tier 4emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil tablet
    KisqaliMoving to Tier 4Ibrance or Verzenio
    Kisqali-Femara Co-PackMoving to Tier 4Ibrance or Verzenio
    PexevaNo longer coveredPAROXETINE MESYLATE
    ViibrydNo longer coveredCitalopram, Escitalopram, Paroxetine or Sertraline

    *These drugs have been selected by an independent group of experts made up of doctors and pharmacists. This group reviews drugs to see how well they work relative to their cost. They also compare their effectiveness to similar drugs used to treat the same condition. Please talk with your doctor to see if these new options are right for you.