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Author Topic: FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Egrifta for Lipodystrophy  (Read 6394 times)

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Offline aztecan

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Re: FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Egrifta for Lipodystrophy
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2010, 10:49:05 PM »
I read a news story about Egrifta, I think in POZ.

While it sounds promising, my understanding is that it is by injection only and would be yet another life-long comittment.

I also wonder what the cost will be and whether insurers will pay for it.

But, this is hopeful news, nonetheless.

HUGS,

Mark
"May your life preach more loudly than your lips."
~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline pozniceguy

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Re: FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Egrifta for Lipodystrophy
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2010, 03:00:05 PM »
I talked with my  Dr at my regular checkup yesterday...  he said it really does work and it has to be continued indefinately....  yes by injection once a day...typically loses about 18% of the internal fat  ,...  he had the actual data sheets collected for the testing period  and was convinced it does what it says......   as always some results were much better than others....   he advised waiting for a few months to see what happens in the general population will see him in October and talk again....  if  it is discontinued the buildup returns..

Nick
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Offline panda

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Re: FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Egrifta for Lipodystrophy
« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2011, 03:26:07 AM »
Has anyone tried this product already ?
Intrested on trying and I want to hear more about it.

Offline SteveA

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Re: FDA Committee Unanimously Recommends Egrifta for Lipodystrophy
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2011, 07:34:33 PM »
I'm interested in hearing from anyone who has used it that also has Type II diabetes.

 


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