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How Much Does Epivir Cost

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Epivir Resistance

Dear Dr. Wohl, I hope you realize what a great service you provide to all of the readers of your forum. You are very kind, thoughtful and knowledgeable. My question regards Epivir resistance. It seems that is a pretty common occurrence and I am...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...on the virus to make it less fit compare to viruses without mutations. To survive with 3TC around the virus mutates, but it costs the virus as the mutant may not work as well as the non-mutated (wild type) virus. This is also called replication... Read more »

Costs? bioalcimid?

have you any idea how much it costs for a bioalcimid treatment? And, is there a place in Nashville, or close to it that can do the work...any suggestions?I have searched this web site and the links and nthere seems to be no info on costs.I'm 52 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...safe. It is not yet approved in the U.S., but it is available in Mexico, Europe, Israel, South America, and South Africa. The cost at Clinica Estetica in Tijuana, Mexico is $4500 for the entire procedure, regardless of whether your condition is... Read more »

44d mutation & question about Epivir

Please refer to question and answer: follow up ?(VL - change meds? (Jun 26, 2003) Posted: Jun 30, 2003Dear Gerald? My last VL test was 286 (BUT I had a flu virus within 2 weeks of taking the test- 2 prior were <500 - i didn't do ultra...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Videx EC as a 4th agent in order to achieve a viral load less than 75. This would probably work, but would come at additional cost and potential side effects. Completely revamping by switching to a protease inhibitor-based combination would also... Read more »

Give me advice for treatment of chronical hep B and D

Hi, I am from Europe, Bulgaria.Excuse my grammer mistakes. Three years ago the test showed that I have chronical hep. B and D.Doctor to;d me I need alfa interferon treatment but I read the side effects and got scared. I read in Internet that...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
... In your case ,you may need to consider that Epivir would be also a less costly alternative. Read more »
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Epivir

... Common Name: lamivudine or 3TC Brand Name: Epivir Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

... la-MI-vyoo-deen Brand Name: Epivir Other Name(s): 3TC, Epivir-HBV, Lamivudina Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Lamivudine, also known Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lamivudine (Epivir)

...Lamivudine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Lamivudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Lamivudine? Lamivudine (Epivir) is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. Generic... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Resistance Testing

...as "fold" resistance. If the test sample grows twenty times as much as normal, it has "20-fold resistance." Phenotypic tests cost about $800. It used to take over a month to get the results. New phenotypic tests are somewhat quicker. Phenotypic... Read more »
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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 »

the difference between a doctor & nurse....

Posted by still_here, 2 Replies
...it. I can't believe that my insurance pays $21,600 a year for my meds, and I pay a piddly $960. I can't believe that my meds cost $22,560 a year total. That's crazy. I guess "THE MAN" (LMAO! I just love sayin that!!) can put a price on a life.... Read more »

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 »

brian patrick

Posted by Anonymous
...pills a day (not including vitamins)! I am angry that I made stupid, careless mistakes that will eventually cost me my life!! I am angry that my lover will have to go through the pain of losing me and I will have... Read more »