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Sep 28, 2004
... Yes, Forteo is very expensive. I have a good insurance policy that I've paid into for 27 years. ... (121 replies)
Nov 29, 2007
... Medigap policy and Medicare Part D which is different that the managed plans. When I first signed up for part D, I specifically found an insurance that covered forteo since I knew I was going to take it. My insurance, as most, has an option to appeal the formulary when a drug is not covered. ... (14 replies)
Nov 10, 2005
... My health plan will only cover a total of 1200 dollars in prescriptions per year so Forteo is about 1000 a month and at least 18 months are recommended so that will not work out for me. Same as you I think. ... (121 replies)

... I had a 2nd opinion before starting Forteo...and both Drs. agreed this is a drug I should be on. Most of the information I now understand of this drug has been gathered from this forum...and I thank you all for that! I was given a "travel kit" from the Dr. but no pen or needles...and no free meds. ... (10 replies)
... Welcome to the club! PatNJ had some good points and questions. You can find a lot of information on these boards about osteoporosis, Forteo, etc. ... (80 replies)
Jul 19, 2005
... for 4 doses. I didn't like Fosamax. I felt like it was destroying my stomach. I am hoping the price of Forteo will go down to a reasonable amount soon. ... (121 replies)
... for 4 doses. I tried to take Fosamax and it felt like it was going to destroy my stomach. Does anyone think the price of Forteo will go down in the future? ... (80 replies)
... Has anyone had trouble maintaining their insur coverage for forteo during the 24 months of treatment? ... (10 replies)
Nov 30, 2007
... premium plan, but they only pay for it until you reach the coverage gap, which would be in 3 months after the first of the year. My copay with that is 60.00 a month, but like I mentioned they only pay till you reach the 2400. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Flinkrock, I'm really glad you finally got the actual copay price on forteo from your insurance. But the way I look at it, is if you really need it, and it sounds like she does, then if you can swing the price it's definitely worth it. ... (13 replies)
... I heard about the insomnia, and weight gain, but the weight gain problem "if" it was a true side effect is a small price to pay for increased bmd. I gained weight after taking Forteo, but I absolutely can't blame it on the drug. ... (10 replies)
... Believe me I know how you feel, there are plenty of meds I just can't take either, and had to give up on them. The last thing you need to do is to worry yourself over this. ... (7 replies)
... Since you are paying out of pocket for these tests it is a good idea to discuss the need for them. ... (15 replies)
Forteo question
Nov 18, 2006
... days prior to the 28th day, I won't be going over the expiration of it, if that is "really" the reason for completing it in 28 days. ... (9 replies)
... At the price of the stuff, you don't really think they are going to throw away the pen do you? ... (3 replies)
... I can't tell yet, Punji. I've gained another 2 lbs which last year I would have been happy about. But I do NOT like the TYPE of weight I have gained. It is flab. ... (73 replies)
... Have you checked the cost of a DEXA scan? ... (6 replies)
... Anyway, instead of giving the script for the 7 free Ambien CR he handed me some samples for Lunesta. ... (8 replies)
... Wow I had no idea that the retail price had gone up that much, I just read a quote for another pharm and it was 859. ... (3 replies)
... No one can predict how much bone you will or will not increase with any of these medications. It is all very much an individual thing. ... (19 replies)

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