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Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

Table of Contents New Ideas, New Drugs FDA Regulation and Clinical Trials Clinical Trial Safety Promoting Diversity in Clinical Trials Conducting Clinical Trials (Phases 1-4) Final Thoughts Almost 20 years have passed since Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT, ZDV) was approved as the first treatment for HIV. During that time, researchers have developed close to 30 HIV drugs, an amazing accomplishment. The drug approval process starts with...
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HIV+ Pharmacy Tech student externing at hospital

I'm a pharmacy tech student completing my externship at a hospital and diagnosed hiv+ in 2003. I'm on Atripla and currently undetectable. I was offered a position on Friday and on the new hire paperwork I had to list my medications and...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
Being HIV+ means that you have a disability that qualifies under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). Although there may be a few exceptions in parts of the country, overwhelmingly, courts are ruling that an HIV+ pharmacist poses no threat to... Read more »

HIV+ pharmacy tech student externing at hospital

I'm a pharmacy tech student completing my externship at a hospital and diagnosed hiv+ in 2003. I'm on Atripla and currently undetectable. I was offered a position on Friday and on the new hire paperwork I had to list my medications and...
Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Response from Christa Douaihy, Esq.

Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDS
Dear Writer,Thanks for submitting this question. You should absolutely not lose your job because of your status. I answer a very similar question in a prior submission, so please check it out below. Good luck!<a... Read more »

Pharmacy needs accountability with HIV meciations

I have problems with my pharmacy, CVS Caremark mail order, re-filling my HIV perscriptions, causing delays and intruptions in my dosing. My insurance covers all the cost except $50 co-pay for each 90 supply. So the cost to me is $150 every 3 months...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Agree completely. As a prescriber I also find it annoying and often bad patient care. In many cases insurers mandate which pharmacies to use and do not allow patients to use other more patient friendly pharmacies.KH... Read more »

HIV medications and Mail order pharmacies

New York State recently passed the "NYS anti mandatory mail order law" which prevents health insurance companies from forcing patients to use mail order pharmacies for maintenance medications. I've recently heard rumors that they are...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I'm not aware of any states other than NY that have prohibited forcing patients to purchase their medications through mail order pharmacies, and I didn't find any evidence there is a concerted effort to amend that law. However, I'm... Read more »
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Pharmacy Mishaps

Posted by riverprincess, 2 Replies
Once again my pharmacy didn't get it right. I try to deal with only one pharmacist where I order my meds from. Seems everythime I deal with someone else there is a problem, I even had to email the company with one of my complaints. So I wonder how... Read more »

Privacy of Pharmacy Prescription Files

Posted by Anonymous
If you are HIV-positive or have AIDS, and your prescription or medical information has been sold or disclosed by your pharmacy without your knowledge or permission, your privacy rights may have been violated, depending on the laws of the state where... Read more »

Recommendations for pharmacy in NYC?

Posted by MinNYC
Can someone please recommend a trustworthy pharmacy in Manhattan for HIV medication? Prefer below 23rd St. I'd been using Village Apothecary, but have to switch because of repeated billing errors on their part. Thanks. Read more »

NEED PHARMACY,NO ?

Posted by Anonymous
LOOKING FOR A PHARMACY IN COUNTRY BUT THE U.S.A TO BUY MEDICINES .. I'M H.I.V POS AND NEED TO BUY ON LINE CAN YOU HELP???

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