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How Much Does Zidovudine Cost

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IS THIS FINE AS PEP

hey doc, i have been taking lamivudine 150 mg and zidovudine 300mg 2wice a day for PEP now for the past 5 days. I am taking them separately, not together as combivir. Is it ok taking them like this and not as combivir?also i missed 2 doses on day 4(...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...There is no difference (other than convenience and possibly less cost if you are using generic zidovudine) in taking the meds separately or as combivir. The missed dose for side effects should be Read more »

Long term survivor - lost health insurance - need to stop or change meds

I have been HIV+ for some 20+ years. Started Crix, AZT, and DDT when I hit a CD4 of 500. Switched... Read more »

Switch from Zidovudine

My wife with a baseline CD4 of 83 (12.8%), and viral load of 2071 is on Zidovudine, Lamivudine, and... Read more »
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Zerit

...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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

... What Is Zidovudine? Who Should Take Zidovudine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Zidovudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Hopkins Study Halves Passage of HIV From Mother to Child in Milk

...said plans are under development to roll out the treatment in Malawi and elsewhere. Because international aid subsidizes the cost of nevirapine and zidovudine in much of sub-Saharan Africa, "The cost is not the major barrier," Taha said. "The... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

... Retrovir Other Name(s): AZT, Azidothymidine, ZDV, Zidovudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Zidovudine, also known as AZT, ZDV, or Retrovir, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor... Read more »
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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 »

How much does Atripla cost? *DELETED*

Posted by westernbear69, 1 Reply
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What should I think?

Posted by motherinlaw, 9 Replies
I will try not to make this too long...my 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 »

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 »