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Hiv-suppressing Drugs Cost Per Year

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Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...drug co-pays, health insurance premiums, and other expenses associated with health care. Most, if not all, pharmaceutical companies already provide some level of patient assistance to individuals who are unable to afford their HIV medications. These are typically for uninsured patients only and those who qualify financially. Qualifications vary by program, so individuals and care providers should contact the manufacturer directly to see if...
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Changing Cocktail because od Cost

I Have Been On Meds. for about 6 years..Gone From 50 T-cells to Now Around 750 or more. My Questions is I Now Started Making to much money ($600 a year over)for ADAP in Cailfornia to cover my drug cost. I now have to pay a large Co-pay amount every...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Scott,I strongly urge you not to reduce your HIV meds to every other day. This will lead to drug resistance, which will in turn allow your HIV viral load to soar and your T cells Read more »

Infecting more people to boost the efforts for a cure? part 2

Thank you for the response. What would be in your opinion an alternative way to speed up research? What is in your opinion the estimated time to have at least something therapeutic that would stop the infectivity of HIV patients and their need for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Please review the information in the archives of this forum. We have an entire chapter devoted to "HIV cures." In addition I'll post some information below regarding recent Read more »

Is HIV still considered an emergency?

Considering the constant rise of new infected (an estimate of 100 million people in 2012) and the fact that people still die from the disease the attempts and efforts to cure HIV or even eradicate it failed and are very discontinued and low. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Is HIV still considered an emergency? Unfortunately many Americans do not "consider" HIV/AIDS to be an emergency any longer. However, Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below. I have nothing new to add at this time.Dr. Bobcure (CURE)Feb 6, 2009 what are the limitations in finding the cure for hiv Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Time for an HIV cure reality check, as this question comes up frequently. Care to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California Pressures Bristol-Myers Squibb on Cost of AIDS Drug

...prescription today. Now state officials are calling on one drug company in particular, Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), to help control drug costs. BMS products account for about 30 percent of all California ADAP drug purchases. One of the most... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, November 17, 2009

...in TheBody.com's collection of articles on the topic .   Top U.S. Universities Say They'll Fight Harder for Lower Drug Costs Drug development often begins in a university lab. Discoveries made there sometimes lead to new medications... Read more »
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Zerit

...with nausea, vomiting, and blood in the urine. Risks for pancreatitis include higher than recommended doses of NRTIs, advanced HIV, and alcohol use. Stop all HIV medications and see a health care provider right away. Your physician will check for... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
...I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments: Nevirapine Read more »

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
...curious...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 Read more »

Where to buy drugs in Thailand

Posted by gordon33, 3 Replies
...English and you can sit with him for 30 minits and talk about anything you want to know. The mixture of generic and International drugs costs about B5000/ month and all the blood test cost about B5000/ 3 months. I am only posting this to try to... Read more »

Tested positive one month ago....first labs

Posted by newpozguy, 3 Replies
...Hi all, Back on October 10th I tested postive for HIV. My HIV test had actually been prompted by other traumatic events in my life that I won't go into here, but let's say that 2006 Read more »