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How Do I Get A Prescription For Egrifta

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An Overview of Tesamorelin

... Brand Name: Egrifta Other Name(s): TH9507 Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Tesamorelin, also known as TH9507, is a type of medicine called a growth hormone-releasing factor (GHRF). GHRF causes growth hormone to be created
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Nelson, what's going on with Egrifta?

I am on ADAP. Can I get it now? My lipodystrophy belly is pretty big and I need to do something about itCarlos
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...insurance companies are already starting to pay for it, but high copays may be required. Serono has a $200 copay assistance per prescription.The total yearly cost is $23,900. It is injected once a day under the skin (2 mg). After 26 weeks,... Read more »

Egrifita

Is the drug Egrifita now in drug stores. Can I discuss with myDoctor with the hope of getting a prescription filled?thanks,Walt
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...should be soon. But you do not have to wait. Actually, the company is encouraging doctors to call them at the number shown on Egrifta.com so that they can help them with insurance related issues and medical necessity letters. So have your doctor... Read more »

Egrifta: Followup Regarding Prostate Cancer

In response to a question posted on 5/23/10, you mentioned asking Serano for input. Did you ever get a response? I was in a clinical trial for tesamorelin a few years ago at St. Luke's in NYC and experienced excellent results. I've recently been...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...We are still waiting for the FDA word on Egrifta's approval for the treatment of visceral fat associated with HIV lipodystrophy.Egrifta is a growth hormone releasing hormone Read more »

Buffalo hump and injectable Egrifta

Is there any research on using the new injectable drug Egrifta to correct body fat gain in the back of the neck. It has proven to be effective on stomach fat.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Egrifta (growth hormone releasing factor) has some benefit in decreasing intra-abdominal fat seen in the setting of HIV-associated lipodystrophy. Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Egrifta Patient Support Information Now Available

...last week, EMD Serono released details about their patient support, patient assistance, and drug co-pay programs for Egrifta (tesamorelin). Egrifta is an injectable medication used in the treatment of lipohypertrophy, or excess abdominal fat, ... Read more »
The Body

FDA Decision on Egrifta (Tesamorelin) Delayed Until Fall

...It's been more than a month since a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel unanimously recommended approval of Egrifta (tesamorelin). That recommendation appeared to put Egrifta firmly on track to become the first approved... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, the synthetic human growth hormone releasing factor called tesamorelin may be approved by the FDA in the first half of 2010. Results from a 52-week study of 816 people showed 18%... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, January 11, 2011

...aspects of the treatment process does Medicare cover, and how much does a person have to pay for out of pocket?   Now That Egrifta Is Approved, How Can I Get Hold of Some? Is the fat-accumulation treatment Egrifta (tesamorelin) now... Read more »
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Egrifta tesamorelin, is it available?

Posted by artnut, 2 Replies
...Positively Aware has an article (July/August 2010)on the FDA approving Egrifta for the treatment of belly fat. Is it available? Has anyone had any experience with it? The biggest problem seems injecting 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 »

Illegal Prescriptions

Posted by kim_b, 1 Reply
...Recently, my pharmacist has bben filling my prescriptions at a discounted price....this seems wonderful considering how expensive my HMO is regarding these meds. However, I never paid Read more »

Tamiflu and Relenza discounts

Posted by raymondadams
...Hey man, check this out - text "txtcpn" to 368266 and you will get a prescription coupon on your phone to use for Relenza and Tamiflu discounts Read more »