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How Much Does Viread Cost

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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

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

California-based pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences on Wednesday announced that it is expanding its list of countries eligible to receive the antiretroviral drug Viread at a "no-profit price" to include 27 more nations, mostly in Latin America... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Tenofovir (Viread®) Access for Poor Countries

On December 17 Gilead Sciences announced that it would make its antiretroviral (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, brand name Viread) available at cost to qualified organizations providing HIV treatment in all 53 nations in Africa, and 15 additional... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Efficacy/Synergy of Isentress+Norvir+Prezista+Viread

I was switched to Isentress+Norvir+Prezista+Viread a year and a half ago. I have achieved an undectable viral load, but at a cost of daily side effects that include neurapathy, body aches, and bad taste in my mouth.Has there been a trial testing the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.In brief, yes. There have been several studies using raltegravir (Isentress) in combination with boosted protease inhibitors (such as darunavir/Prezista) for treatment experienced patients. Indeed, combinations that... Read more »

Adding Viread to a working regimen

Hi, I have been positive for over 12 years, and started my first antiretroviral regimen 13 months ago. I am currently on Videx EC, Sustiva, Epivir (150mg 2 times a day). Essentially, I take my Videx EC and 150mg Epivir in the a.m on an empty stomach...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The plan of action outlined goes a bit beyond the current standard of care. There is a theoretical potential to lower the longer risk of virologic failure with a 4 drug regimen, but this has not been proven. There are a number of 3 drug versus 4... Read more »


Hello, Thank you for the excellent work you do on this site. Your help is really appreciated. For those starting their first HAART regimen and wishing to start on a PI-sparing combination, it seems that Combivir/Sustiva has always been an excellent...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question and kind comments.You've mentioned a couple of the most frequently prescribed first-line treatments. The later regimen (tenofovir/3TC/efavirenz) is indeed a well tolerated and well studied combination. There is no... Read more »

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...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
Probably not, but you should talk to your doctor about it. It's not possible for me - without a complete review of your past treatment history, responses, past resistance tests, side effects, and other clinical information - to answer this... Read more »
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Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984, 1 Reply
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »