... Remission. I have been taking it for almost 10 years and been zeroed out for a very long time now
It is normally prescribed once a day. I do not think you would benefit from skipping a dose. Tell your oncology Dr. your situation and see if they can come up with an alternative prevention. So many of Americans are in your shoes who can not afford their medication. Also contact the manufacture to see if they offer discount cards.
This medicine is something you need. Talk to your Dr. The office may have info from the companies on discounts or ways to receive the meds free. Also, you said, you are loosing your good insurance. Does that mean that another form of insurance is in place? If so, talk with them to see what can be covered. With info from your Dr, and/or a letter stating the medicine you need, possibly the other insurance will work for you. If not for Gleevec, then
- Gleevec Information for Consumers
- Gleevec Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Gleevec (detailed)
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