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Generic Atripla

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Generic Atripla?

I am currently taking Atripla, at close to $1,500 a month. I found online a Generic Form of Atripla called Viraday, it says it has the same combination of drugs, however the cost is around $1,400 for 6 months supply. Is this the god send I have...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Viraday is a drug made by the Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla. It is a generic version of Atripla. However, I am unaware of any way that people living in the US or Europe can access this medication. In addition, I do not know of any studies... Read more »

Generic Atripla?

Hi doc. Been doing some browsing online and found some international countries like Canada selling... Read more »

Generic Atripla

I recently ordered the generic form of Atripla from Canada. I checked the ingredients and it is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Generic HIV Drugs Will Widen U.S. Treatment Net

This year, the United States will spend nearly $15 billion on HIV care and medication, yet funding shortfalls mean that more than 2,000 patients are on waiting lists for antiretrovirals. However, this situation could change in the next few years, as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Generics Could Cut Costs of HIV Treatment

HIV-infected patients may soon be able to switch from a branded one-pill combination of antiretroviral drugs to a less expensive protocol that combines generic and branded drugs. Current guidelines recommend HIV-infected people take the single-pill... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Preparing for Generics: The Push for Affordable HIV Treatment Doesn't End With Patent Expirations

Expiry of Guidelines-Preferred and -Alternative First-Line ARTs The United States is on course for some much-needed economic relief from the crippling cost of HIV treatment, with the anticipated arrival of generic versions of... Read more »
Housing Works

Good Step for Generics

The generic Truvada would look pretty different In what could be a major gain for millions of people living with HIV/AIDS in poor countries, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected four HIV/AIDS drug patents held by Gilead... Read more »
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Atripla at low low price

Posted by DjFresh, 1 Reply
Hello, I have searched the soaring prices of Atripla in the US, and it came to my attention that I can offer people who need to take this medication at the fraction of the price ! As you might have guessed I am in Canada and I am operating a small... Read more »

HELP! Took Atripla By Mistake

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I brought my medicine bottles to work today to reorder my them by phone. While rushing to take my vitamins, I took an Artipla pill by mistake. (I usually take one at night). Im beginning to stress out about this.

There was a post in one of the... Read more »

Cost of Atripla in Thailand General information

Posted by HivSenior, 2 Replies
I am currently receiving Atripla at a cost of $108.00 per month in Bangkok, Thailand. I have been positive for the last 6 years. The cost for me on Medicare in the USA would be $1200.00 per month. I make one trip each year and bring back to USA all... Read more »

switched to Atripla! wooohoooooo

Posted by mauka, 3 Replies
Man I was pretty worried but I guess so far so good, no nightmares, dreaming a lot yes but it ain't bad at all! The only thing is when i go to bed I get so itchy on my feet and legs and scratch almost to bleed any tips on that? Thanks everyone for... Read more »