User Reviews for Ranibizumab
Also known as: Lucentis
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|Macular Degeneration||2 reviews||4 medications|
|Macular Edema||1 reviews||9 medications|
|Diabetic Macular Edema||0 reviews||1 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Diabetic Retinopathy||0 reviews||0 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Summary of Ranibizumab reviews||3 reviews||8.3|
Reviews for Ranibizumab
Review by Anonymous:
Lucentis (ranibizumab) for Macular Degeneration: I just had my 5 th injection. I have noticed a improvement in my vision. My doctor is so pleased with results. The expense is really high. I am going to loose my insurance coverage with my husbands insurance. Then my primary insurance will be Medicare. I was told by my doctor I need to have injections for the rest of my life. Really concerned at that time how I will afford it.
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May 10, 2014 6:44 PM
Review by BrownDirtCowboy:
Lucentis (ranibizumab) for Macular Edema: My doc started me on Lucentis after I had a reaction to Avastin. My condition improved after 8 months. I also began taking an AREDS vitamin formula in the last two months of treatment and increased the amount of green leafy veggies (Chard, Spinach and Kale) in my diet and stopped my daily baby aspirin (some clinical studies indicate may worsen the condition) So I cannot attribute improvement solely to Lucentis. One thing to be very aware of is the cost. The Medicare co-pay per treatment (per eye) is about $500.
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March 17, 2013 12:51 PM
Review by Anonymous:
Lucentis (ranibizumab) for Macular Degeneration: I have had three Lucentis treatments at 3 to 4 week intervals and my eyesight has improved significantly. I have a slight discomfort for a couple of days after a treatment. My Doctor is also pleased with my results.
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July 29, 2011 11:57 PM
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- Other brands: Lucentis