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How Much Does Trizivir Cost

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Two doctors - two opinons on trizivir or combivir w/viramune

I have two doctors I see, one more frequently, the other as a "second opinion".I am on Trizivir and Viramune now. However Trizivir costs are going up w/ my insurance. Doctor A say's I can go with Combivir and Viramune as they are showing 3 drugs are...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...I think Dr. A has cited the existing data accurately, i.e. that the current evidence comparing trizivir with an NNRTI (Viramune or Sustiva) compared to combivir with an NNRTI suggests that there is not a significant difference. Read more »

confused about what to do

I am currenty taking Trizivir, which according to my doctor, I have been resistant and /or sensitive to all the drugs in Trizivir for the last 6 years or so, for the last six or so years, my viral load has see-sawed from 150 to 800, where is it...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...resistance. Your viral load may be on the low side because when the virus mutates to escape the medicines it comes at some cost. The mutations may slow down the virus...it can survive but not thrive. It is just like a soldier in battle...s/he... Read more »

2 doctors 2 opinions on proper therapy

I have two doctors I see, one more frequently, the other as a "second opinion". I have started on Trizivir and Viramune. However Trizivir costs are going up w/ my insurance starting this year. Doctor A say's I can go with Combivir and Viramune as...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The final word is not in on 3 drugs versus 4, but the preponderance of evidence is that the extra medication adds cost, but not effectiveness. HIV infection and antiretroviral medications tend to work together to raise lipids (fats and... Read more »

Lower Meds Costs anytime soon???

I was just diagnosed and I'm considering treatment....I checked with my insurance and they only cover 60 of the cost of meds, so is still a lot of money that I will have to pay out of pocket. Is there any news of lower cost of this medications like...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...I don't believe that we are going to see lower costs for HIV medications in the developed world anytime soon. Most of the profits for the companies come from the U.S. market and Read more »
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Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

... What Is Trizivir? Who Should Take Trizivir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Trizivir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Trizivir (AZT/3TC/Abacavir)

... a-BAK-a-veer, la-MI-vyoo-deen, zye-DOE-vyoo-deen --> Brand Name: Trizivir Other Name(s): Abacavir sulfate / Lamivudine / Zidovudine, Abacavir/ Lamivudina/ Zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Read more »
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Trizivir

... Combo Drug Common Name: abacavir sulfate, zidovudine, and lamivudine Brand Name: Trizivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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GlaxoSmithKline Begins Testing New Technology to Protect Patients Against Counterfeit Medicine

...GSK is working closely with the FDA to assess the technology and its prospects for reducing counterfeiting. The project has cost several million dollars. The testing of the RFID technology on additional products will be evaluated by GSK with... Read more »
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Trizivir

Posted by slitter028, 1 Reply
...I have taken Trizivir ever since it came out. The standard dosing is 1 tab bid. My doc has told me on several occasions that i can take both pills Read more »

Cost of Atripla

Posted by kaoticv, 1 Reply
...university, 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 »

Trizivir Ad Campaign -- CASTING FRIDAY MAY 5TH

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Men and Women EXTENDED CASTING - FRIDAY, MAY 5TH FOR HIV POSITIVE MEN & WOMEN AD CAMPAIGN FOR MEDICATION - TRIZIVIR Glaxo Smith Kline and Palio Communications are producing a new campaign for the medication TRIZIVIR. (*Note:... Read more »

FRIDAY, May 5th -- Trizivir Casting $2,000

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Positive Men and Women EXTENDED CASTING - FRIDAY, MAY 5TH FOR HIV POSITIVE MEN & WOMEN AD CAMPAIGN FOR MEDICATION - TRIZIVIR Glaxo Smith Kline and Palio Communications are producing a new campaign for the medication TRIZIVIR. (*Note:... Read more »