Does anyone know how & where to purchase afinitor (everolimus)

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Ron

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Dec 13, 2008
 
I would like to receive the help of this forum.
Looking for a medication called afinitor (everolimus) which was found to have very good effect on patients with metastatic renal cancer.
It is available for sale anywhere in the world?
What is it's price? etc...
Thank you.
Marian

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Jan 11, 2009
 
Ron wrote:
I would like to receive the help of this forum.
Looking for a medication called afinitor (everolimus) which was found to have very good effect on patients with metastatic renal cancer.
It is available for sale anywhere in the world?
What is it's price? etc...
Thank you.
Afinitor, the name under which everolimus will be marketed for kidney cancer, is also known as RAD001.It is made by Novartis and marketed under another name to reduce organ rejection in kidney and heart transplants. It is not approved yet for kidney cancer as far as I know, but Novartis is running another study right now to expand access to this drug forpatients with advanced kidney cancer who have failed with other approved treatments. My husband is on this trial and has had extremely good results -- he is now in partial remission. I suggest you get in contact with Novartis to find a trial.
Ora Freeman

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Jan 13, 2009
 
I'm not sure about prices or info. but I do know there is a pharmacy in Israel who can get Everolimus for you, see everolimus.net
Daisy NJ

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May 7, 2009
 
My father was recently prescribed Afinitor. Thirty pills cost $7,000.00. After insurance co-pay $4,000.00.

Norvatis has a patient assistance program. They will fax you a form. My father was denied because his diagnosis code did not match.

I now need help trying to find another alternative.
WILL

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Dec 10, 2009
 
PATIENT ACCESS NETWORK FOUNDATION
PATIENT ADVOCATE FOUNDATION

Both of these provide insurance copay help. They both have income limits. The top one denied our application. Received help for two months from second.
NICOL

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Mar 4, 2010
 
how they know this drug is that good anyone really got better , i need to know is a way to get it ,,thank you
Piyusha

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Apr 12, 2010
 
Thanks for the information
Rae

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May 13, 2010
 
Does anyone know what the income limits are for these programs for a single 74 year old person?
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Jul 3, 2010
 
can some one tell me how much is this med and if it cover by medicare. med name afinitor
Penny

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Sep 2, 2010
 
I have 2 new boxes unopened of Afinitor,(everolimus) 10 mg.
Each box has 28 tablets, I paid $6,500.00 dlls (about) for each box.
If you have a need for it, I can give you a great discount, I have no need for it anymore.
Thanks
prehayk

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Sep 22, 2010
 
Hello, I was informed that Afinitor 10mg contains 30 tablets in box. Why in yours only 28 tablets?
Penny

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Oct 8, 2010
 
prehayk wrote:
Hello, I was informed that Afinitor 10mg contains 30 tablets in box. Why in yours only 28 tablets?
It looks like the European one has 30, this is from Novaris and comes sealed in original container, box says 28 tablets.
Ken in Sacramento

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Dec 7, 2010
 
Would like to hear from anyone thats been on Afinitor for a while. How managable were the side effects etc. How effective has it been for you?
Penny

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Dec 7, 2010
 
HI, I did not take it, but my friend did. He had no side effects like nausea, nor malaise, only his blood sugar had to be monitored because it raised it, after taking it for 4 months. He now takes another one.
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Apr 22, 2011
 
Heidi wrote:
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How many pills (10 mg) do you take for TSC or cancer treatment daily? Thanks! I have a few TSC patients (children) in UK who have a tumor in brain. Since Afinitor causes the side effect, suppressing immune system, it might work on TSC with propolis which boosts immune system, complementarily.
Please e-mail: julie8860@gmail.com
There are trails being conducted in US for use of Afinitor for brain tumors
Glynis

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May 2, 2011
 
My husband has stage 4 renal cancer which has spread to the lungs and lymph nodes. Comparing him to your husband do you think we should apply for Everolimus? Were the side effects very bad?
Penny

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May 8, 2011
 
Glynis wrote:
My husband has stage 4 renal cancer which has spread to the lungs and lymph nodes. Comparing him to your husband do you think we should apply for Everolimus? Were the side effects very bad?
There were no side effects, but after about 3-4 months, his sugar had to be monitored, it raises the level.
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Jul 15, 2011
 
Penny wrote:
I have 2 new boxes unopened of Afinitor,(everolimus) 10 mg.
Each box has 28 tablets, I paid $6,500.00 dlls (about) for each box.
If you have a need for it, I can give you a great discount, I have no need for it anymore.
Thanks
Hey Penny,
Do you still have the afinitor? I took it on a clinical trial for breast cancer and had amazing results. However, my insurance won't cover this medicine for breast cancer.
Penny

San Diego, CA

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Jul 15, 2011
 
Ridley wrote:
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Hey Penny,
Do you still have the afinitor? I took it on a clinical trial for breast cancer and had amazing results. However, my insurance won't cover this medicine for breast cancer.
Yes I still have it....
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Jul 19, 2011
 

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Hi, I live in the UK and I have two unopened boxes of Afinitor for sale. Expiry December 2013. I am on a different drug now. I am quite happy to sell them at a very good discount. If anyone is interested please contact me.

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