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How Much Does Stavudine Cost

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facial wasting on stavudine

Dear SirI am 65 year old I am in medication from more the ten years. Imy medication is sustiva lamivudine + stavudinefrom the last several monts my face is like 100 years old man I been to my doctor to asch if was possible to have facil filler and...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

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AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Hello and thanks for posting. The medication in this cocktail that promotes facial thinning is stavudine (d4T, Zerit). If you can find a substitute like tenofovir (Viread) for this medication you may see some improvement in facial Read more »

trimune 40

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treatment abroad for lipodystrophy

iam still on this issue of body fat changes,iam presently experiecing body changes i had written... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Pledges $26.5 Million Over 4 Years to Fight HIV/AIDS in Kenya

...and TDF, which are known to be more effective and less toxic," Daily Nation / reports. Stavudine "currently costs Sh7,000 [U.S.$93] per patient annually compared to [Zidovudine] AZT and [Tenofovir] TDF, which cost Sh11,000 [U.S.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...arms, and legs. There is ongoing concern about the use of this agent in international resource-poor settings due to the low cost availability of this drug. Nevertheless, the side effect profile has led to a widespread avoidance of this drug when... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...product that has a long history of use inreconstructive surgery. It requires three to six sessions and a touch-up everyyear. It costs approximately $1,500 per office visit. The manufacturer has apatient assistance program (go to... Read more »

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

... Brand Name: Zerit Other Name(s): BMY-27857, Estavudina, d4T Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Stavudine, also known as Zerit or d4T, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI).... Read more »
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Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
...29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments: Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day Stavudine 30 mg - twice a day After another blood test to make sure that my liver and kidney functions are OK which... 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 »

How much does Atripla cost? *DELETED*

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What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too son called yesterday and told me his wife was not doing well. My HIV negative son and three HIV negative grandchildren may soon lose their HIV positive wife and mother. My son and daughter-in-law seem not to... Read more »