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Generic Revlimid

Generic Revlimid

I've been reading that there's several generic drugs recently approved that are equivalent to Revlimid, and cost much less. Has anyone heard of these, what do you think? Teva and Natco are two of the manufacturers. I was overwhelmed by the potential costs/year of Revlimid.

posted 4 months ago
A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Hi Ron,
Let us know how you make out checking on the Revlimid issue. I used Optum pharmacy and switched oncologists and got the grants from a local Cancer Center provider. Both took care of it as it is very expensive. I read the story of Doctor Richard Allison and the historical change in R&D for the cancer field of Immunology,”Breakthrough “ . Research funding and development goes on sometimes for decades. Our current MM cancer Research and Development pipeline is extensive now and new treatments ar3 here soon. Hang in there, Keep in touch.

posted 4 months ago
A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Thanks for this. I've read a fair amount, with some contradictions. I couldn't qualify for the first grant and will try another. I'll try to get Johns Hopkins to research the real price now of both BSM Revlimid and the four generics and give seeking a grant some more tries. I've also read from Ralph Moss and one other that oncologists and hospitals get compensated from the drugs--so the more expensive the drug maybe the more there is to pay them. Your insight and story appreciated.

posted 4 months ago
A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

That won’t work. Government based insurance disqualifys you

posted 3 months ago
A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Thanks, could you please tell more specifics. What pharmacy? I have medicare Part D with Humana and they were no help at all.

posted 3 months ago
A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I get mine $10 my pharmacy set me up with a savings card if you have private insurance it’s 10 through the med company

posted 3 months ago
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