Hiv Medication Costs
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Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 ReplyTo The Body Forum users,
Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special program for certain medical populations, and... Read more »
Posted by spadude64, 2 RepliesLuckily, I have medical insurance but I asked my pharmacist how much my meds cost and he told me 13 thousand dollars a year!
I was shocked to hear that since I am only taking Sustiva and combivir.
We, who are HIV positive need to be out there... Read more »
Posted by hopefulone, 8 Repliescurious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual basis....thanks Read more »
Posted by MACKD413, 4 RepliesNEW TO THIS SITE. USED A HOME HIV TEST AND TESTED POSITIVE. SECOND TEST FROM MY DOCTOR COME BACK TOMORROW. IF POSITIVE,HOW MUCH WILL THE MEDS COST AND WILL MY INSURANCE COVER SOME OF THE COST. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCan anyone tell me how much an HIV antibody test would cost around? As well as the consultation fee?
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Rocky Mountain CARESHi and thanks for posting.We are beginning to see the emergence of generic medications for HIV in the US. While the currently available generics aren't generally part of everyday use, in the next few years, we'll see the generic arrival... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineIt is one of 3 HIV integrase inhibitors on the market, combined with two other active HIV meds. It is highly effective with few side effects. I'll leave it to others whether it is revolutionary.... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThanks for your post.Paying for medications in our country can be difficult for persons in your income "gap". Ever increasing prices of HIV medications don't help in this circumstance either.I'd discuss the situation with your... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastI don't know the situation in the Philippines with regard to availability and cost of medications. Depending on the country, generic HIV medications are available for as little as $300 per year. You should be able to link up with medical and... Read more »
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Effect of Incentives for Medication Adherence on Health Care Use and Costs in Methadone Patients With HIVThe potential benefits of antiretroviral therapy for HIV patients are "not fully realized because of difficulties in adherence with demanding treatment regimens, especially among injection drug users," the authors wrote. In the current study,... Read more »
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U.S. Health Officials Hold Meeting to Examine Methods to Boost HIV Testing; Experts Say Routine HIV Testing Worth High CostNearly 300 U.S. physicians, government health officials and HIV/AIDS advocates on Wednesday gathered in Washington, D.C., for a two-day meeting that focuses on new approaches to expanding HIV testing in the nation and its potential effect on the... Read more »
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