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How Do I Get A Prescription For Pegasys

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Cautionary Recall of Swabs Used For Fuzeon and Pegasys Announced

A voluntary and cautionary recall of sterile and non-sterile alcohol swabs manufactured by the Triad Group was announced in January 2011. The swabs include alcohol prep pads, alcohol swabs and alcohol swabsticks manufactured for various brand names.... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Peginterferon Alfa-2 (Pegasys, PEG-Intron)

peg-in-ter-FEER-on Brand Name: PEG-Intron (2b), Pegasys (2a) --> Other Names: PEG-interferon alfa-2a, Pegasys, pegIFN alfa-2a, pegylated-interferon alfa 2a Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs--> What is peginterferon... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche Hepatitis C Treatment Gains Half of Market Share From Schering-Plough

The hepatitis C drug Pegasys, which is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Roche , has gained half of the market share from Schering-Plough's Peg-Intron hepatitis C treatment after being available for barely one year, the AP/Philadelphia... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Pegasys?

Dear Dr.Whaever happened to pegasys?Thank you...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Pegasys is still waiting for FDA aproval.The reason for the delay is not any concern about the effectiveness or the safety of the drug ,but issues regarding the production of the drug .FDA also regulates all the steps in production,and the company... Read more »

pegasys

Dear Dr.,I haven't heard anymore about pegasys. I thought it was supposed to be approved May 1.Any Ideas?Thank you...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
The combination treatment data of Pegasys-RBV will be presented next week at a meeting in Atlanta.To my knowledge there is an expedited procces going on for aproval.I think that there is good data on efficacy and safety,and the delays are related to... Read more »

Pegasys

Do you know when Pegasys alone and the combo with Rivavirine would be approved?Thanks....
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
This is the 64000 question!!Half the world is awaiting.The best scenario is the drug to be aproved at the end of this year and available in the first quarter of 2002;the worse, is aproval 1st quarter 2002, and available early summer 2002.Nobody... Read more »

Pegasys Availability

Do you think Pegasys will be available in the fall of 2002?...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Yes.FDA was flooded by requests from patients,physicians,and advocate groups to accelerate their review,and we expect this to happen between September to November of this year.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Pegasys for HBV

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
Hey ya'll!
My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects.
has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it?
Thanks,
Shannon Read more »

Info on Pegasys

Posted by shannon, 1 Reply
Hey ya'll!
My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects.
has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it?
Thanks,
Shannon 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 any attention to my pill bottles, and noticed that this is the... Read more »

Prescription Insurance Emergency

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As a worker for the NYC government, I am finding that our medical plans cover less and less for prescriptions. The plan I am in now will not cover me adequately at all -- it has a $3,000 cap -- and I really need to know if there is anyone who can... Read more »