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How Much Does Norvir Cost

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Ask the Experts

New Norvir

Is the new heat stable Norvir on the market yet? Is it exactly equivalent to the old med? Any idea if it's going to be more expensive. If so will the old version still be available or be replaced?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...on an individual basis. In New York as of this writing, ADAP is covering it, medicaid is pending. I do not yet know if the cost will be the same as the capsule.Best,Joe Read more »

Reyataz/Norvir/Epzicom

Hello!My 28-year-old bf has been hiv-positive for 20 months.His VL is at about 10,000 and his cd4... Read more »

Truvada, Reyataz, Norvir and weight loss

I've been on this regimen for 3 weeks after being on Atripla for 30 days and rapid weight loss. I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Industry Analysts Project Norvir Sales to Double; Insurers Say Norvir Costs Quadrupled Since 400% Price Increase

...market. Health plan spending since the price increase has "soared," and private insurers "likely" will pass the additional costs on to all consumers who pay premiums, according to the Tribune . For example, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of... Read more »
Fair Pricing Coalition

Tell Abbott That We Will Not Accept a High Price for Their New Norvir!

...people with HIV. The Fair Pricing Coalition has begun an initiative regarding the potential increased price of Norvir, the cost to government payers and the establishment of a Meltrex co-pay program. A sign-on letter is attached for your... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois, New York Attorneys General Launch Investigations Into Abbott's Price Increase of AIDS Drug

...antiretroviral drug Kaletra. Kaletra, which does not need a booster for other protease inhibitors because it includes Norvir, costs about $18.78 per day, or $563.40 per month, and has a longer patent life, the Tribune reports. Reaction ... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Abbott's Norvir Price Hike Is Bad Medicine

...The price per 100-mg pill would increase from $2.14 to $10.71 (average wholesale prices; $1.71 to $8.57, wholesale acquisition cost). As you've heard, although Norvir was developed and approved by the FDA as an antiviral drug -- an inhibitor of... Read more »
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cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
...curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys Read more »

Heat Stable Norvir

Posted by upst8man
...Anyone know when heat stable norvir is coming out? It would help me and certainly many others in the world...thanks Read more »

The Advocate's Article on Abbott's Price Gouging

Posted by BabyPeanut
...soars 500% Abbott Laboratories earlier this month boosted the price of its protease inhibitor Norvir by 500%, with the drug now costing $8.50 for a one-day, 100-milligram supply, up from its previous price of about $1.71, reports the Bay Area... Read more »

Associated Press On Abbott's Price Gouging

Posted by BabyPeanut
...is hiking the U.S. price of an important AIDS drug more than fourfold, citing its sharp increase in treatment value and the costs of improving its formulation. The company informed doctors, AIDS groups and pharmacies of the change in price in... Read more »