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How Much Does Emtricitabine Cost

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AIDS InfoNet

Emtricitabine (Emtriva)

... What Is Emtricitabine? Who Should Take Emtricitabine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Emtricitabine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Emtricitabine React With Other Drugs? What Is Emtricitabine? Emtricitabine (Emtriva)
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Hep B and Baraclude

I was diagnosed with AIDS and Hep B well over 20 years ago. I have been doing well with my AIDS drug therapy ever since then - going from my very first medication with Z4T to today with Truvada and Isentriss but without any true concern for the Hep...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...resistance to certain hepatitis B drugs. I would suspect that you may be resistant to part of your Truvada. Truvada is composed of emtricitabine and tenofovir - both have activity against HBV. I suspect you may be resistant to emtricitabine -... Read more »

Generic Atripla

I was diagnosed about a year ago. Started on Atripla right away. CD4 went from 410 to 799; viral load from 105,000 to undetectable. Will be losing my Rx insurance and no way I can afford brand name Atripla on my own. I see ads on the Internet for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...with your case manager or AIDS service organization. It's possible that there might be ways to get your medications with less cost.Be well,BY Read more »

medication-from second line to first line

when i was first daignosed with hiv 4 months back cd4 count-151,my physician started with second line of tretment as :one tenofir disproxil fumarate/emtricitabine + 2 loponvir/ritonavir in the morning and 2 loponvir/ritonavir in the night.No after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...published guidelines in terms of their potency and efficacy. Perhaps your "trustiva" (Atripla) is listed as "first line" due to cost considerations in your locale. Alternatively it might be considered first line due to convenience of dosing... Read more »

about Truvada

Dear Dr:I am sorry I did not ask you my question more specific. what I want to know is when do you think Truvada will available in Canada?Thank you !
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...(i.e. the provincial formularies) would want us to use lamivudine and tenofovir instead of emtricitabine and tenofovir, due to cost issues. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in the United States: Impact on Lifetime Infection Risk, Clinical Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness

...account uncertainties regarding efficacy, the risks of developing drug resistance and toxicity, behavioral disinhibition, and drug costs." To model PrEP among US men who have sex with men, the researchers adapted a computer simulation of HIV... Read more »

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...em-tri-SIT-uh-bean Brand Name: Emtriva Other Name(s): 524W91, FTC Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Emtricitabine, also known as Emtriva or FTC, is a type of medicine called a nucleoside reverse... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...With Other Drugs? What Is Truvada? Truvada is a pill that contains two drugs used to fight HIV: Tenofovir (Viread) and emtricitabine (Emtriva). Truvada is manufactured by Gilead Sciences. Generic versions have been tentatively approved... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) used to fight HIV: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir (Viread). Atripla is manufactured by Gilead and Bristol-Myers Squibb. It is the... Read more »
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Cost of Atripla

Posted by kaoticv, 1 Reply, 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 »

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What should I think?

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