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How Much Does Fuzeon Cost

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fuzeon cost

DEAR DON, WHAT IS THE MONTHLY COST OF FUZEON IN USA? AND WHAT WILL B IT IN INDIA INCLUDING ALL TAXES AND SHIPPING?WHAT I HAVE TO DO IF I WISH TO B A HIV SPECIALIST IN USA IN FUTURE? JUST NOW I AM A 4TH YR MBBS STUDENT IN INDIA.PLEASE GUIDE ME....
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
Titas,The average annual cost of Fuzeon in the US is about $20,000. Prices could vary based on pharmacy, public health pricing, ADAP pricing, etc. I have no idea what it would cost in India. You may want to check out various contact numbers for... Read more »

Fuzeon for use in intial therapy ?

I know fuzeon is licensed for treatment resistant HIV patients but has there been any research in... Read more »

Fuzeon - New Needles

You asked for comments about the new needles for Fuzeon. I have been using Fuzeon since it was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Trimeris Receives $7.5M Bill From Roche for Additional Costs of Supplying Antiretroviral Drug Fuzeon

Durham, N.C.-based biotechnology company Trimeris on Tuesday said it has received a $7.5 million bill from Swiss drug maker Roche -- the biotech firm's partner in developing and marketing the antiretroviral drug Fuzeon -- for additional costs... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increased Number of Low-Income HIV-Positive People, High Price of Fuzeon Creating Care "Rationing"

As HIV/AIDS increasingly affects low-income populations in the United States, expensive antiretroviral drugs such as Roche 's Fuzeon are starting to create a "rationing" of HIV care "rarely" seen in the country, the Wall Street Journal reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

The manufacturers of the antiretroviral drug Fuzeon have announced that the drug soon will be available in retail and specialty pharmacies, the Raleigh News & Observer reports (Vollmer, Raleigh News & Observer , 4/15). Swiss drug maker... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sales of Antiretroviral Drug Fuzeon Lower Than Industry Analysts Expected

Sales of the antiretroviral drug Fuzeon, which was jointly developed by Swiss drug maker Roche and U.S. biotechnology company Trimeris , have been "slower ... than many industry analysts expected," the Raleigh News & Observer reports... Read more »
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FUZEON

Posted by Monchhichi, 2 Replies
Just a question I want to get feedback on...To anyone on Fuzeon...What type of side effects are you getting and injection site reactions? Does anyone have any tips they can give on ISR's? My husband has been on Fuzeon for over a year now and any... Read more »

New Fuzeon needles

Posted by Monchhichi
Just wanting to se what everyone who is on Fuzeon thinks of the new needles that are being supplied with the kit. Do you like them better or not? I know I personally do not like them. My husbands doctor is wondering and hopefully your input will... Read more »

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 in the Fall and would like to be prepared... Read more »

New Drug Fuzeon

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There's a lot of talk about "Fuzeon", a breakthrough fusion inhibitor. It has passed the clinical trial stage and is now in commercial production stage. Lately there has been talk about Roche/Trimeris not being able to make the numbers, due to a... Read more »