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Trelegy for moderate Copd

It’s so expensive. Anyone tried using it every other day with success?

  1. Have any of you tried getting meds from Canada? Dan does when he hits the donut hole with medicare and the savings are unreal!

    1. , I do believe some of our community members have done this! There is actually a part of this article that talks about it https://copd.net/living/money-saving-hacks. I'm glad Dan has found it a helpful alternative! All the best, Sam S. (COPD.Net, Team Member).


  2. Hi fifa, and thanks for your post - you've posed an excellent question. Generally speaking, it's always best to take one's medication as prescribed by one's physician. In order for a medication to be effective for a patient, it's important to remain compliant with the medication dosing and schedule.
    I do understand the financial impact of some of these inordinately expensive medications but, deviating from proper dosing and / or daily requirements may render them totally ineffective. And that too, is a waste of money and medication.
    What do you think?
    Leon (site moderator COPD.net)

    1. Very good reasoning and advice. Thank you🙏🏼


    2. It's my pleasure, fifa!
      Warm regards,
      Leon (site moderator COPD.net)

  3. Thank's Sam S. I will talk to her about this, only thing is her office keeps pushing my appointment further and further out. Won't be seeing her until January now. She is now spending most of her time in ICU being a pulmonologist with covid patients.

    1. , that's frustrating but I think a lot of doctors are in similar situations. If you feel like you need to talk to her before then to get her opinion, you could always leave a message for her with the nurse's station or if her office uses a portal, maybe message her through there? That way you don't have to wait until January. All the best, Sam S. (COPD.Net, Team Member).

  4. Hi , I hear how frustrating it is when your medicine is so expensive. Before making any changes to how you take your medicines, I would consult with your doctor (unless you have already!). These articles include some tips on how to manage expensive medicines, https://copd.net/living/money-saving-hacks or https://copd.net/living/paying-medications. I hope you find them helpful! All the best, Sam S. (COPD.Net, Team Member).

    1. thank you.

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