-Generic and inexpensive. $250.00 per month, if you had to pay 100% out of pocket for it.
-A simple oral pill you swallow.
-Ongoing blood monitoring
-Initial nausea in 20% of patients
-Takes three months to show a response
-Some worry about
skin cancer odds
-Fast working in 6 weeks or less
-No blood monitoring or initial nausea
-No daily pills to take, in maintenance mode you get one infusion every 8-weeks.
-One treatment is about
$9,000.00+ if you had to pay 100% out-of-pocket. Billing is more complex, as an injectable medication as a hospital outpatient procedure. You might have more and different copays and deductable apply, compared to a simple pill you get at your local pharmacy. There's a patient copay assistance program, remistart, that helps with costs.
-Administered via an IV with nurse supervision. It's a 2-3 hour process where you sit in a chair and wait, at a local infusion center or as hospital out-patient. It's a time commitment, and not sure if such facilities are near your residence or might be a bit of drive.
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