How Much Does Tesamorelin Cost

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Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

...people with low or even moderate levels of visceral fat. It's also unknown how much more benefit or even what side effects can occur from using it for more than a year, such as the appearance of tesamorelin antibodies. Also, the cost of tesamorelin is unknown at this time and may be challenging for some should it get FDA approval. More study is needed to see if various doses of tesamorelin could achieve the same (or better) results,...
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What is the big deal with Tesamorelin?

I was a participant in a phase III trial for Tesamorelin. I did receive the drug for the 1st half of the trial and placebo for the 2nd half. Both according to my own experience and reports from the makers of the product, as well as in discussion...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...I am glad you repeat what I have said before, that the decrease in visceral fat produced by Tesamorelin is small (15-17% in 26 weeks). Growth hormone achieved values closer to 30-40% in some studies, but it also caused more side Read more »

Driven Crazy By Aids Belly - Is There A HGH Alternative?

Is there anything that can be taken for AIDS belly other than HGH, which is not affordable or even indicated for this condition? I tried everything, even a tummy tuck which failed. The serostin clinical trials made it go away. Trials ended, it...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...treatment of HIV related abdominal fat accumulation. It won't be available until January and we have no idea how much it will cost and if insurance companies/Medicare will pay for it. More on Egrifta: Summary links on Egrifta Nelson Read more »

I have a big belly and sunken cheeks

My viral load is undetectable and my t cells are over 1000 I take intelence and truvada i used to have a somewhat good body and now my cheeks are sunken in and my belly is fat and hard and I look like I am 6 months pregnant and my breasts are big,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...your previous treatment was probably the cause. The options for facial thinning depend on a number of factors that include cost, patient assistance programs, and availability of experienced providers. In the United States, Sculptra and Radiesse... Read more »

Nelson, what's going on with Egrifta?

I am on ADAP. Can I get it now? My lipodystrophy belly is pretty big and I need to do something about itCarlos
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...starting to pay for it, but high copays may be required. Serono has a $200 copay assistance per prescription.The total yearly cost is $23,900. It is injected once a day under the skin (2 mg). After 26 weeks, some people lose anywhere from 15... Read more »
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Tesamorelin Is Approved

...pocket for the various services they seek -- what's one more line item on the bill? Related again: What is tesamorelin going to cost, and will insurance plans cover it? Remember, recombinant growth hormone -- which was approved for treatment of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Egrifta Patient Support Information Now Available

...prescription drug benefit that covers Egrifta, the Co-pay Assistance Program covers up to $2,400 of patients out of pocket cost over a 12-month period. Patients must use the card for the first time in 2011 and can off-set up to $200 of their... Read more »
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The Next Generation of Human Growth Hormone

...has a solid track record for long-term weight loss. "Thinking about pharmacologic interventions," said Amorosa, "compare the cost of tesamorelin to the cost of a membership at Weight Watchers." After a year on tesamorelin, I can say that... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...Since Serostim is not approved for HIV-related fat gain, it will not becovered by insurance for this purpose. It is expensive, costing up to $3,000 amonth. There is a patient assistance program for Serostim at ... Read more »
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Egrifta tesamorelin, is it available?

Posted by artnut, 2 Replies
...Positively Aware has an article (July/August 2010)on the FDA approving Egrifta for the treatment of belly fat. Is it available? Has anyone had any experience with it? The biggest problem seems injecting Read more »

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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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 »