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How Do I Get A Prescription For Pegasys

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...C is right for you at this time. In co-infection, Hep C treatment is a combination oftwo antiviral drugs: ribavirin (Pegetron capsules orCopegus) and a long-lasting form of interferoncalled pegylated interferon (Pegetron or Pegasys).Both are taken for about one year. Once you starttaking these medications, your doctor will monitoryour blood regularly to see whether the drugs areworking. If the level of Hep C virus in your blood hasnot fallen...
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Employment Drug Tests

My question comes in two parts:1. I am at the final stages of interviewing for a new job with large corporation. I am coinfected with HIV and Hep C and undergoing treatment.My current company's policy is I am required to immediately notify them as...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...an employment drug test, and you should be armed with everything you need to know. They are not allowed to ask you what your prescription drugs are--another benefit of HIPAA, which strengthens your confidentiality. If they're out of line and do... Read more »

PEGASYS TESTING - GROUPS

Do you know of any testing groups that are available for the PEGASYS treatment in the Philadelphia area?Thank you!
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...You may check Pegasys.com and Roche .com. Read more »

Peg-Intron and Pegasys

What are the differences between Peg-Intron Alpha 2b and Pegasys??
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...type of Peg ,or polyethilene glycol moeity that is added to the interferon alfa.Peg Intron has a small lineal 12kd chain and Pegasys has a large ,branched ,heavy 40kd,chain.The larger molecule stays in the liver,is less distributed in the rest... 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 »
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AIDSinfo

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

...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... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Tesamorelin

...should I know? Do not let anyone else take your medication. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about refilling your prescription. It is important for you to keep a written list of all of the prescription and nonprescription... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance Health insurance usually covers most of the cost of your prescription drugs. The best way to get health insurance is to go to work for an employer who provides it. If you do... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pick a Card, Pick a Plan

...manufacturer's website or by calling a toll-free number. Once enrolled, they then bring the co-pay card to the pharmacy when filling the prescription, and the pharmacy is reimbursed for the amount covered. People who reside in the state of... Read more »
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"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 »

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 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 Read more »