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How Do I Get A Prescription For Fuzeon

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide, T-20)

...trouble sleeping and weight loss. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. Drug and Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications being taken, including prescription, nonprescription (over-the-counter), or herbal medications. Clinical Trials Click here to search ClinicalTrials.gov for trials that use Enfuvirtide. Manufacturer Information Enfuvirtide Roche...
Ask the Experts

Insurance blocks access to Fuzeon after 2 years

I recently lost my COBRA coverage and found what I thought was a godsend through an insurance carrier that accepts my Medicare assignment instead of a monthly premium. However, when I submitted my first order for prescriptions to their mail order...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
...logical choices with trying the patient assistance program and dealing with your insurance company, etc. Unfortunately, with Fuzeon as well as many other medications, patients and healthcare providers often have to fight for access to medication... Read more »

Syringes for Fuzeon

Hi, Don! Thank you for the great job you're doing in this site. I am travelling to the US very soon and was wondering if it is possible, at all, to buy the syringes for Fuzeon in NYC. That, of course, would spare me a lot of space... and worries. ...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
...friend who practices in NY and she informs me that you can purchase up to 10 needles/syringes at a time at a pharmacy without a prescription. Keep in mind that you might not be able to readily obtain safety needles with retractable needles (they... Read more »

Fuzeon - New Needles

You asked for comments about the new needles for Fuzeon. I have been using Fuzeon since it was first approved. The new needles for injection are much more difficult to use. They are over one inch longer than the older needles and the plunger is...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...are used to deliver insulin to Diabetics. This would probably be easier for you to use. Your practitioner could give you a prescription and your insurance would cover the cost in most cases. Hope this helps.Carol Read more »

Fuzeon Travel Info

Dear Mr. Kurtyka,After reading a recent question about traveling with Fuzeon, I wanted to share my experiences. Since being on Fuzeon, I have traveled outside of the USA three times, and within the USA also. (flying, cruising, and driving) I have...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
Thanks for sharing your postive travel experiences!--dk Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Raleigh News & Observer Examines Efforts to Increase Sales of Antiretroviral Drug Fuzeon in North America

...N.C.-based pharmaceutical company Trimeris and Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche to increase sales of their antiretroviral drug Fuzeon in the North American market (Vollmer, Raleigh News & Observer , 11/1). Fuzeon, which is a fusion... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche, Trimeris Plan to Make Antiretroviral Drug Fuzeon More Widely Available

... Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/5). In order to make the drug available to patients, physicians previously had to fax a prescription to the drug's lone mail-order distributor, according to the News & Observer (Raleigh News & Observer ,... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Fuzeon (Enfuvirtide)

... Fuzeon is a white or off-white powder that must be reconstituted with sterile water before injecting under the skin. Vials of Fuzeon Read more »
The Body

A Guide to Fuzeon: The First Fusion Inhibitor

...Results Fuzeon Side Effects Paying for Fuzeon You're Never Alone: Resources at Your Fingertips What Comes With Your Fuzeon Prescription? The Bottom Line Greg Braxton: A Long Journey to Recovery Beatriz Diaz: From Silence to Success ... Read more »
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Question about flying with Fuzeon and needles

Posted by rickincattco, 2 Replies
...I would like to hear about peoples experiences with flying with Fuzeon viles and needles. With the events of last week I am wondering if any of those experiences will get worse. I am planning a trip Read more »

There's Health Insurance and then there's....

Posted by TimmerInTexas, 3 Replies
...A and B, I discovered that I qualified for health insurance through Secure Horizons, a subsidiary of PacifiCare. I have 17 prescriptions that have to be filled every month so I thought Secure Horizons was a godsend since there wasn't a monthly... Read more »

"Prescription coupon".

Posted by raymondadams, 1 Reply
Text TXTCPN to 386266 to get a pharmaceutical coupon sent to you that works at CVS and Wal-mart. Read more »

New Drug - TMC114

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...years, they are concerned that TMC114 may continue a trend toward drug prices that fewer and fewer people can afford -- or that prescription drug plans, like AIDS Drug Assistance Programs or the new Medicare Part D, may be unwilling or unable to... Read more »