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How Much Does Truvada Cost

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Cost of Truvada

Why has the cost of Truvada gone up by $300.00 or more over the last three years? Increase DATES BACK TO 2008. June 2010, another increase. In Nov 2010, it was announced that Truvada could be used by HIV neg folk as a way to prevent getting HIV....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for your post.The price of medications (HIV and others) to the private sector in the US (like private insurance companies) is, generally speaking, not regulated. [BTW, prices of medications to government agencies, like the VA medical... Read more »

Taking Truvada and need for practicing safer sex (TRUVADA PrEP, 2010)

I am HIV-. If I decide to take Truvada to lessen my chances of getting the virus from HIV+... Read more »

waiting for single pill sustiva/truvada

This is a follow up. I heard on TV news that this new pill will probably cost the same as it was... Read more »
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The Hidden Costs of PrEP

Image courtesy of everybodysgood.com. Earlier this month, the CDC released recommendations that pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP -- an anti-HIV medication -- be used as a preventative for uninfected heterosexuals at "high-risk" for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls on Gilead to Increase Access to Reduced-Cost Viread

The international aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres on Tuesday said Foster City, Calif.-based Gilead Sciences has not met its pledge to provide its antiretroviral drug Viread at reduced costs to programs in developing countries, the AP/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Merck to Register, Lower Cost of Antiretroviral Atripla in Developing Countries

Pharmaceutical company Merck on Friday said that it will begin registering the antiretroviral drug Atripla in developing countries and that it will lower the cost of the drug in countries with high HIV prevalence, the Bergen Record reports. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Generics Could Cut Costs of HIV Treatment

HIV-infected patients may soon be able to switch from a branded one-pill combination of antiretroviral drugs to a less expensive protocol that combines generic and branded drugs. Current guidelines recommend HIV-infected people take the single-pill... Read more »
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worried about cost of meds

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hey I just started taking Truvada, and I'm not sure how long I can pay for it, at over $800 a month! Anyone have any suggestions? I live in Alabama. Thanks. GuyInSouthAla@yahoo.com Read more »

HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
To The Body Forum users,

Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special program for certain medical populations, and... Read more »

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 on an annual basis....thanks Read more »

Co-pay and costs

Posted by admiralaew, 3 Replies
First off, I know that there are a lot of people that are in a far worse position than I currently am. I am a recently diagnosed (about 8 months ago) out gay man living in Indiana. My treatment options are fairly broad and I am actually testing with... Read more »