|Cheaper HIV meds
Sep 6, 2008
Have been on Sustiva,Viread and Ziagen for years with good results.However, those are brands and Medicare part D is becoming too expensive for me. What (new) alternatives are available to reduce the cost? Thank you.
| Response from Dr. Henry
The cost of HIV care in US (mostly meds) remains too high with few options. Use of generic AZT/3TC and nevirapine can be somewhat cheaper but that regimen has fallen out of favor due to twice a day dosing and somewhat higher side effect rates than seen with other newer regimens. Frustrating situation since all US regimens cost > $1000/month and many cost much more. KH
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