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RTR
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Date Joined Oct 2007
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   Posted 12/13/2007 10:42 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm still on the front side of the learning curve regarding all the ramifications of prostate cancer.  I've always believed I've had good health insurance (and still do) but alas I was surprised to find out that our insurance contract does not cover ED prescriptions for ANY REASON.  With Levitra costing about $15 per pill this is going to get expensive fast.
 
My question pertains to anyone's experience with the generic alternatives to Levitra and Viagra.  I'm sure I'm not the only one who has seen these awful stories regarding poor manufacturing practices and shoddy materials used by some foreign-based manufacturers of generic drugs.  It is with some trepidation that I pursue generic alternatives. 
 
Based on experience/dealings with certain companies can anyone make any suggestions as to a supplier and the efficacy of said generics?
 
Thanks
 
 
Diagnosed 9/07
Gleason 6  3+3
First PSA 4.1
2nd PSA 3.6
stage T1C
age 46
daVinci performed 11/28/07
@ Univ of Ala Bham (UAB)
Catheter removed 12/12
Final pathology Gleason 6
Surgical margins free of tumor


Magaboo
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Date Joined Oct 2006
Total Posts : 1209
   Posted 12/13/2007 11:05 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi RTR,
 
Many of us here are just a little put out with the high cost of the ED medications. Here in Canada, London Drugs, for example, charge around $129.00 to fill a prescription for 10 Viagra pills (100mg). So, quite a few of us are using a web based site that supplies SILDENAFIL (same as Viagra without the name) for about $1.00/pill or less (including shipping). I found their service to be professional, prompt and friendly.
Their web site is 'AllDayChemist'. If you do a search you will easily find it. You can find several comments about the supplier here at this forum.
Best wishes with your recovery. Have a great holiday season.
 
Magaboo

Born Sept., 1936
PSA 7.9
Stage T1C
Gleason's Score 3+4=7
2 of 8 positive
Open RP 28 Nov 06
by Dr. Goodman in Chilliwack, B.C., Canada
Post op staging T3
Gleasons still 3+4=7
Left and right sides involed
Seminal vesicles and lymph nodes clear
Catheter out 15 Dec 06
Dry since 11 Feb 07
ED OK since Nov., 07 (with 25mg Sildenafil)
All PSA tests in 2007 (4) = 0
so far, so good.
 
 
 


James C.
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 4461
   Posted 12/13/2007 12:09 PM (GMT -7)   

alldaychemist.com  They have safe, effective, approved in almost all parts of the world generic Viagra, 2 for one deals (50 cents each pill) in various quantities, secure credit card transactions, $24.95 shipping direct from India.  Occassionaly a shipment gets caught in Customs, but AllDayChemist will gladly reship your order.  Some people say their generic is a little stronger than Viagra.  They also ship generic Levetra at a higher per pill price.

This seems to be the cheapest and safest quality shop around.

 


James C. 
 
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Age 60 
4/19/07   PSA 7.6, referred to Urologist, recheck 6.7 06/05/07
7/11/07   Biopsy- 16 core samples, size of gland around 76 cc. Staging pT2c
7/17/07   Path report:  3 of 16 PCa, 5% involved, left lobe , GS 3/3:6. 
9/24/07   Retropubic Radical Prostatectomy performed 
9/26/07   Post-op Path Report: GS 3+3=6 Staging pT2c, 110gms, margins clear
10/15/07  ED- 25mg Viagra nightly-no joy 
10/19/07  Dry 24 hrs, pad at night just in case
11/15/07  ED-continue 25mg Viagra, no response, begin Vacorect pump-
11/15/07  1st PSA-0.01, fully continent- no pads
12/17/07  ED- 3 mts.-continue Viagra and pump-no change-no response

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