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Link to MS story that aired on NPR stations today

Postby Absentee » Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:48 pm

here it is folks:
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/stor ... =122774705

nothing terribly new, but a semi-feel good story for some of us.....
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Postby shye » Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:57 pm

that is, if
"The potential side effects include skin cancers, vision problems and dangerous infections"
is to your liking... 8O
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Postby scorpion » Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:41 pm

Nothing about MS is to anyones liking. If you choose to not take the oral meds that is your choice. I for one am happy to HAVE a choice. Injections suck.
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Re: Link to MS story that aired on NPR stations today

Postby NHE » Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:20 pm

Regarding oral MS medications such as Fingolimod, Cladribine, and any others, I have read prior reports that they "will be priced competitively with injectable medications." I interpret such a statement to mean that they will wind up costing $10k to $20k per year. Does anyone else have a more accurate estimate on the cost of these medications?

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Postby whyRwehere » Thu Jan 21, 2010 1:16 am

ha ha "competitively". In other words "price fixing".
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Re: Link to MS story that aired on NPR stations today

Postby NHE » Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:42 am

whyRwehere wrote:ha ha "competitively". In other words "price fixing".


It's all about innovation. :mrgreen:

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Postby jimmylegs » Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:12 am

my oral meds cost probably a couple hundred a year ;)
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Postby Absentee » Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:43 pm

jimmylegs wrote:my oral meds cost probably a couple hundred a year ;)


hah! and one months worth of my copaxone could pay for my acupuncture for a year!
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