Re: Switching from Atripla to Complera
May 12, 2012
Thanks for your help, I'm about to switch from emtriva to epivir next week. (and can still look forward to when Atripla is finally available here) Epivir is actually covered by the state insurance here (as are the sustiva and viread) so now I will save 500 dollars a month thanks to you! I consider myself well informed about these things (thanks to The Body) but had somehow overlooked the fact that emtriva and epivir were very similar and somewhat interchangable. Unfortunately my doctor never informed me of this expensive detail and let me continue to buy the Emtriva for 4 years. Just goes to show how important it is to continue to educated ourselves about HIV! Thanks again!
Response from Dr. Young
Wow. That's very significant savings.
I'm very happy to have been of assistance to you-- stay in touch, let us know how things work out for you.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Currently It Is Estimated That The Longest Time Between Hiv Infection And Onset Of Symptoms Is About How Many Years
- Hiv Symptoms Spots
- Can Hiv Go Through A Condom?
- If You Have Blood Tested Can They Tell If You Have Hiv?
- Is It Easy For A Man To Get Hiv From A Hiv Female?
- How Long Can You Live With Hiv Aids?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.