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How Much Does Efavirenz Cost

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Best first line HIV treatment

What is the best first line HIV treatment in Uganda?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That depends on local availability of meds in your region as well as cost. Most often efavirenz or nevirapine with either AZT/3TC or , if available, tenofovir/FTC. If any reader has updated specific Read more »

about blood presure and sustiva

hello Dr my partner was on regimens (sustiva,truvada)with cd4360 and... Read more »

atripla vis viraday

i am now taking atripla but because of the cost im considering viraday. im worried about the safty... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck Offers to Reduce Price of Antiretroviral Efavirenz in Thailand, Provide No-Cost Efavirenz, Testing, Treatment Access to Children

...Thailand's Nation reports ( Nation , 6/3). The Thai government in November 2006 issued a compulsory license to produce a lower-cost version of Efavirenz. Since then, the government and Merck have continued negotiations. Thai Health Minister... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazil to Produce Generic Version of Merck's Antiretroviral Efavirenz

...antiretroviral efavirenz, the AP/ USA Today reports. Brazil in May 2007 issued a compulsory license to produce a lower-cost version of the drug after rejecting Merck's offer to sell the drug at a 30% discount, which would have lowered the... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

What Price Efavirenz?

...the product at a price far exceeding the others in its NNRTI class (nevirapine and delavirdine), a price that approached the cost of protease inhibitors (at least $5,000 per year retail). The first hint of these changing attitudes came when the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Resistance Testing "fold" resistance. If the test sample grows twenty times as much as normal, it has "20-fold resistance." Phenotypic tests cost about $800. It used to take over a month to get the results. New phenotypic tests are somewhat quicker. Phenotypic... Read more »
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Efavirenz: ways to fight its sleep-reduction.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...If Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute Read more »

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Posted by TheBody, 34 Replies
Welcome to The Body's "Living With HIV" forum. You'll find many supportive and knowledgeable individuals who can relate to what you're going through. Take a moment to say hi and, if you want, tell us a little bit about yourself! Read more »

Cost of Atripla

Posted by kaoticv, 1 Reply, which unfortunately pays only $1500 maximum per policy year for outpatient drugs. I have come to understand that Atripla costs close to $1500 per MONTH. Both our salaries are under $25,000. Anyone have any ideas? PS We live in... Read more »

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