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How Much Does Viread Cost

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Change to Atripla to save on medication costs and maintain undetctable VL

I've been positive 20 years. Meds for 19 years. Currently take Norvir, Reyataz, Viread, and Viramune - paying $120/ea med for 3 month supply. Resistance tests done last year only reflected resistance to AZT. VL is undetectable and T cell count is...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...nevirapine (Viramune).Similarly, it is possible that you have had enough NRTI mutations in the past to compromise tenofovir (Viread). If you have or have ever had the K65R mutation, or you have had 3 or more TAMS including either the 41 or the... Read more »

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.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...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 appearance. Good luck! Read more »

Cheaper HIV meds

Have been on Sustiva,Viread and Ziagen for years with good results.However, those are brands and Medicare part D is becoming too expensive for me. What (new) alternatives are available to reduce the cost? Thank you.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The cost of HIV care in US (mostly meds) remains too high with few options. Use of generic AZT/3TC and nevirapine can be somewhat cheaper Read more »

treatment abroad for lipodystrophy

iam still on this issue of body fat changes,iam presently experiecing body changes i had written earlier complaining of this and was advised to change stavudine to abacavir, my problem is that iam resident in nigeria west africa and getting abacavir...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...facial lipoatrophy. Treatment abroad depends on what therapies are necessary for you. Medications for HIV are expensive and the cost continues indefinitely. Treatment with facial fillers depends on the country, product, and amount needed for... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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/ South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports (Elias, AP/ South Florida... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Drug Will Be Offered in Poor Countries at Cost

...Foster City, Calif.-based Gilead Sciences Inc. says it will begin offering its AIDS drug Viread at cost to 68 of the world's poorest countries. The drug maker will offer Viread to "qualified" nations throughout Africa, as well as Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Gilead's Viread International Access Program

...per bottle. The price does not include shipping, since purchasers may require flexibility in how they receive the drugs. The cost of the drug has been set as the cost of goods plus the cost of administering the program. The mandate was to sell... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Expanding List of Countries Eligible to Receive Viread, Truvada at "No-Profit Price"

...Francisco Chronicle , 3/18). The company in December 2002 announced that it would offer Viread, known generically as tenofovir, at cost to all African nations and 15 other low-income countries. The access program allows qualified programs to... Read more »
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HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...pharmacy prices. But we must do more than this. Dr. Galea and I have decided to offer HIV, diabetes, and cancer medications AT COST . We understand how hard it is to obtain some of these medications - Atripla, Viramune, Truvada, and Viread ... 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 Read more »

Cost of Meds

Posted by Doyle, 6 Replies
...Just curious as to how much Hiv meds cost. I get mine free but was curious as to where i could find a list of the meds and the price of them. Read more »

single one a day pill

Posted by Anonymous
...with simpler AIDS drugs. The companies have not revealed the new drug's name or its price, though they have suggested it will cost roughly the same as Sustiva and Truvada bought separately, which is about $1,200 a month. There are already other... Read more »