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Author Topic: $1,600 for Atripla ?!?!?!  (Read 9861 times)

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Offline BigDaneDogs

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Re: $1,600 for Atripla ?!?!?!
« Reply #50 on: May 09, 2011, 07:49:09 PM »
ADAP is going to be your best bet.  They can keep you alive but you are GOING TO PAY!!!!.  I think my totals right now between 8 - 10 drugs is about $40000.00 per month.  If it weren't for ADAP and the pharmacutical programs, me and my big-ass dogs would be living under a bridge somewhere and we'd ALL be eating puppy chow.  :P
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Offline metekrop

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Re: $1,600 for Atripla ?!?!?!
« Reply #51 on: May 10, 2011, 04:26:30 PM »
:o
.....She then told me it was $1,600 for 30 pills.  Really.

I don't think so.  Mine costs like $2230 for 30 pills a month.  I see this figure on the receipt attached to the meds they deliver me.  Actually my cost is only $30.
Diag on Dec 8, 2000, CD 440 VL 44K, No Meds
Dec/08 - Feb/09 CD< 50 & VL >500k hosp'z.
St. Atripla - July/09 CD 179, VL 197k
Oct/09 CD 300 VL UD Chol 267
Mar/10 CD 468 UD, Ch 220
Aug/10 CD 460 UD, Ch 195
Dec/10 CD 492 UD, Ch 172
Mar/11 CD 636 UD, Ch 201
Aug/11 CD 530 UD, Ch 98
Jan/12 cd 616 UD, ch 189
Jul/12 CD 640 UD, Ch ?
Dec/12 CD 669 Ud, Ch 125
May/7 CD711 Ud, Ch?
Nov/ 22 663 UD, Ch,
April 17 CD 797,
Oct, 14 CD 810 UD

Offline Gio

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Re: $1,600 for Atripla ?!?!?!
« Reply #52 on: May 10, 2011, 05:02:00 PM »
OK would someone like to explain to me why the cost of Atripla went up by almost $500 for a 30 day supply?  my insurance pays for it an no copay but my god it if was not for insurance i would be broke broke broke..  ARRGGHH!!

Offline Raf

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Re: $1,600 for Atripla ?!?!?!
« Reply #53 on: May 10, 2011, 05:09:10 PM »
Ugh..more than 1000 bucks for Combivir back in 2010 (one of the meds I take, I don't know the cost of kaletra yet)...I would be ruined if I were to buy these meds.I'm afraid that I'll be stuck here in my country the rest of my life because I don't see myself paying for them in another country (In my country I get them for free, and I'm really thankful of that, in fact, It's the only damn thing that my government did right).
Dx: 05/14/2008
Latest HIV Meds combo I've been taking:

Kaletra + Combivir (since 05/16/2008 - today)

 


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