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Old 06-02-2011, 09:15 AM
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Exclamation Lunesta going generic - - OUCH!

Lunesta is going generic sooner than any of you know....stay tuned
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Old 06-02-2011, 06:00 PM
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Old news late 2013 or early 2014 sorry to give you the facts
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Old 06-05-2011, 07:33 PM
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I think the original post may be onto something....restructure timed with Teva news. Interesting.
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Old 06-06-2011, 09:16 AM
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That's why the company just dedicated 350 to sell it only, because they think its going generic in the next year-got it. Your inside info is impressive, the Teva letter is just what they do.
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Old 06-06-2011, 03:10 PM
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Here is a link to the actual FDA approval letter. Make of it what you will.


http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsa...169s000ltr.pdf
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Old 06-06-2011, 06:13 PM
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Here is a link to the actual FDA approval letter. Make of it what you will.


http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsa...169s000ltr.pdf
A quote from the FDA approval letter:

"You also notified the agency of a consent judgment resulting inthe dismissal of this case. This dismissal ends the 7-yearstay of approval, which had previously been in effect pursuantto sections 505(j)(5)(B)(iii) and 505(j)(5)(F)(ii) of the Act"

And the consent judgement says TEVA cannot sell until 2014. Really, don't you people have anything else to do but put half a story up and try to stir up trouble?
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:42 AM
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Default Re: Lunesta going generic - - OUCH!

Boy, someone is sure touchy! All the poster did was post the link to the letter. He or she made no comment that the sky was falling in. Clue me in as to what in particular struck a nerve.
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Old 06-08-2011, 08:15 PM
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Why in the world would any MCO or patient want to pay for Lunesta when at the very LEAST they could try this first..... With Lun being approx 60% of the company income you are all screwed when another generic hits the mkt.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed Actavis to market Zolpidem Tartrate Extended-Release Tablets USP, 12.5mg CIV.


The company has already started distribution of the Zolpidem Tartrate Extended-Release Tablets, the generic equivalent of Ambien CR.

Sanofi-aventis' Ambien CR is indicated for the treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance.

Actavis CEO Doug Boothe said the approval of Zolpidem ER Tablets 12.5 mg enables Actavis to offer both strengths to meet the needs of our customers.

"This approval also underscores Actavis' emphasis and commitment to bringing complex controlled-release products to the marketplace to help improve patient access to pharmaceuticals," Boothe said.
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Old 06-09-2011, 07:12 AM
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Why in the world would any MCO or patient want to pay for Lunesta when at the very LEAST they could try this first..... With Lun being approx 60% of the company income you are all screwed when another generic hits the mkt.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has allowed Actavis to market Zolpidem Tartrate Extended-Release Tablets USP, 12.5mg CIV.


The company has already started distribution of the Zolpidem Tartrate Extended-Release Tablets, the generic equivalent of Ambien CR.

Sanofi-aventis' Ambien CR is indicated for the treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulties with sleep onset and/or sleep maintenance.

Actavis CEO Doug Boothe said the approval of Zolpidem ER Tablets 12.5 mg enables Actavis to offer both strengths to meet the needs of our customers.

"This approval also underscores Actavis' emphasis and commitment to bringing complex controlled-release products to the marketplace to help improve patient access to pharmaceuticals," Boothe said.
More shit stirring. A heavyweight generic has been available in this market place for YEARS. Adding CR to the mix is not going to a huge shift in what this market does currently. The fact that CR is the same molecule as the other generic will be considered. You should know the market and the industry before you come and try your doom and gloom......
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Old 06-09-2011, 07:13 AM
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Boy, someone is sure touchy! All the poster did was post the link to the letter. He or she made no comment that the sky was falling in. Clue me in as to what in particular struck a nerve.
Read the quote more closely it said "you people" it was not in reference to the particular poster, but to everyone in the post. Clue me in when you have a clue.
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:34 AM
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http://www.tapi.com/tapiteva/productPages/Eszopiclone
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Old 06-10-2011, 10:18 PM
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More shit stirring. A heavyweight generic has been available in this market place for YEARS. Adding CR to the mix is not going to a huge shift in what this market does currently. The fact that CR is the same molecule as the other generic will be considered. You should know the market and the industry before you come and try your doom and gloom......
No shit stirring its SIMPLE business 101. You take two similar products and price one significantly less expensive and see the more expensive one die a slow death. How much has your Lunesta dropped from pregeneric Ambien days? I could answer that for you....ALOT.

You still have not answered my questions....? Why would an MCO or patient pay a significantly higher copay for Lunesta when they could try generic CR first and do well? You and I both know there is VERY little difference between the two drugs minus the small population that in which one doesn't work. I guess I cant blame you for attacking someone who is calling your baby ugly. Time and history will shows how correct I am. If you think Lun sales will not significantly drop you have been severely brainwashed by the pharma industry. Its a good thing so many other HCPs have not.

BTW I have forgotten more about the anti-insomnia/neurology market than you have knowledge in your little pea brain. Now take your $10 co-pay zolpidem instead of your $50 co-pay Lunesta and go to bed.
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Old 06-11-2011, 04:28 PM
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Not sure why you are posting on this board. Ok just so you are aware, generic CR obviously has eroded some Lunesta business. But to answer your question above a patient would be interested in Lunesta and the $50 off co pay card every month vs generic at $10. In that case its a better product in that patients can get a full night sleep without the much higher side effect issues that are consistent with CR. And, its in many cases going to be cheaper. So while Lunesta will slowly lose business over time it actually had a fantastic year in 2010 and will be very solid over the remaining years of its patent.
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Old 06-11-2011, 09:42 PM
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Not sure why you are posting on this board. Ok just so you are aware, generic CR obviously has eroded some Lunesta business. But to answer your question above a patient would be interested in Lunesta and the $50 off co pay card every month vs generic at $10. In that case its a better product in that patients can get a full night sleep without the much higher side effect issues that are consistent with CR. And, its in many cases going to be cheaper. So while Lunesta will slowly lose business over time it actually had a fantastic year in 2010 and will be very solid over the remaining years of its patent.
I see everyone has been brainwashed at this company! Ask and HCP or better yet and sleep specialist or Neuro 95% of them will tell you there is very little difference between the two drugs regarding efficacy and patient satisfaction. Thanks for reciting what the marketing department tells you to say to your customers word for word.
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Old 06-11-2011, 10:53 PM
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No shit stirring its SIMPLE business 101. You take two similar products and price one significantly less expensive and see the more expensive one die a slow death. How much has your Lunesta dropped from pregeneric Ambien days? I could answer that for you....ALOT.

You still have not answered my questions....? Why would an MCO or patient pay a significantly higher copay for Lunesta when they could try generic CR first and do well? You and I both know there is VERY little difference between the two drugs minus the small population that in which one doesn't work. I guess I cant blame you for attacking someone who is calling your baby ugly. Time and history will shows how correct I am. If you think Lun sales will not significantly drop you have been severely brainwashed by the pharma industry. Its a good thing so many other HCPs have not.

BTW I have forgotten more about the anti-insomnia/neurology market than you have knowledge in your little pea brain. Now take your $10 co-pay zolpidem instead of your $50 co-pay Lunesta and go to bed.
Oh the rehashed "I have forgot more than you know line"...god you are so original. CR will not significantly erode the market share for Lunesta. That was done when zolpidem went generic in the first place. We are not facing anything different than we are now. Why would an MCO or patient pay a significantly higher copay for Lunesta when they can try generic zolpidem first and do well....oh wait, that's what we face now. Adding CR to the mix does not change the equation. Not attacking you because you are calling my baby ugly, attacking you because you don't have a clue what you are talking about, which leads to one thing...you are here to stir shit.
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Old 09-21-2011, 05:35 PM
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Default Re: Lunesta going generic - - OUCH!

Thanks for mentioning the Lunesta copay card. That could help a lot.
https://secure.lunesta.com/lunestaPr...ss.cfm#details
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Old 10-20-2011, 05:01 PM
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Default Re: Lunesta going generic - - OUCH!

$50 off co-pay doesn't help much if you don't have insurance. brings down the price to about $200 for 30 tabs.
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Old 10-30-2011, 09:57 PM
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Love Lunesta, can't wait until it goes generic. Come on whimps, generics are the way to go. we all know insurance companies will force people onto generic lunesta unless the generic equivalent makes you sprout another eye , you WILL be forced to take generics or pay out of your own pocket. ha ha suckers
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Old 01-04-2012, 01:35 PM
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Not sure why you are posting on this board. Ok just so you are aware, generic CR obviously has eroded some Lunesta business. But to answer your question above a patient would be interested in Lunesta and the $50 off co pay card every month vs generic at $10. In that case its a better product in that patients can get a full night sleep without the much higher side effect issues that are consistent with CR. And, its in many cases going to be cheaper. So while Lunesta will slowly lose business over time it actually had a fantastic year in 2010 and will be very solid over the remaining years of its patent.
As a patient using Lunesta, I will be upset losing the $50 co pay help, which leaves me with nothing as a co-pay. Also, I don't believe generics are as good as the 'real' pill. I think the difference is in the absorption in the body. Some people can't take generics.
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Old 01-13-2012, 02:01 AM
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Default R: Lunesta going generic. Yeaaaaaaa!!

I can't wait for Lunesta to go generic. The cost is over the top. My insurance does not pay for meds. I've tried Ambien and it doesn't give me the good night rest I need. It seems to put me to sleep but not a deep restful sleep that Lunesta does.
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:06 AM
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As a patient using Lunesta, I will be upset losing the $50 co pay help, which leaves me with nothing as a co-pay. Also, I don't believe generics are as good as the 'real' pill. I think the difference is in the absorption in the body. Some people can't take generics.
STUPID IS AS STUPID SAYS
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Old 01-16-2012, 09:38 AM
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Intermezzo just approved! Another name brand in the generic market place.
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Old 01-16-2012, 10:23 AM
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Intermezzo just approved! Another name brand in the generic market place.
It's low dose ambien being sold as a sonata (and we all know what a blockbuster sonata was)... Major yawn.
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Old 01-26-2012, 09:18 PM
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I'm not sure what all the anger is all about and why people are accusing people of pot stirring, but I have taken Lunesta and Ambien (Zolpidem) and I gotta tella you; the Lunesta just worked better for me. No comparison. So, maybe they just work differently on people. All I know is I cannot afford the Lunesta. My insurance won't even okay it. The Ambien (Zolpidem) stinks. My son is a Policeman and has Shift Disorder and the Ambien (Zolpidem) doesn't work for him either. We would both LOVE to see it go Generic. That would be AMAZING! Waiting for that day. So, pot stirring aside, hope it happens soon. In the mean time someone on here needs to take a Xanax. lol
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Old 08-30-2012, 12:29 PM
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I'm in the same boat as the poster above. Plan won't pay for it. I can't afford it. It's the only one that works for me. Tried Ambien. Made me hostile and nasty. The other suggestion on my plan keeps me sleeping during the day. Lunesta does neither of those awful things. My doc, who is totally understanding of my frustration, has his staff on the lookout for Lunesta for me. I've been living on samples since January, but that's not a very reliable way to get a medication I feel I should have and my plan, which used to pay for it, should pay for.
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Old 09-02-2012, 10:07 AM
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word on street is that lunesta going generic much earlier than expected. that will really put this place in the hole, particularly since Latuda just isn't and won't be going anywhere. It's a me too drug with no better efficiacy and at best slightly slightly less side effects. DF, we need you to deliver!
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Old 09-02-2012, 02:02 PM
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Something tells me corporate attorneys have a better handle on this than some troll trying to stir up some drama.
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Old 10-10-2012, 11:56 PM
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Answer to why a patient would spend so much more on brand name Lunesta than generic CR, from the patient's point of view. I first tried Ambien, and although I slept okay, I started noticing problems with my memory, which got worse as time went on. I was preparing my family for Mamma's kinda slippin' here, thinking seriously it might be early Altzheimers. I was on a trip with a friend when she asked what I was doing about my sleep problem. I told her I was taking Ambien, and she said, "Oh I cian't take that stuff...it scrambles my brain... BINGO! I quit the Ambien and switched to Lunesta, and viola! I was back quickly. No more memory problem than I ever had. So Ambien is cheap and scrambles my brains and Lunesta costs more and I stand a chance of remembering appts, conversations, agreements... Ambein was really scaring me. I'll bitemthe bullet and pay more until th generic arrives...
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Old 03-11-2013, 09:19 AM
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Lunesta worked for me but its too high, waiting on it to go generic is the GOOD thing.

All of you people need to get some maybe you won't be too hystrong.
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Old 03-11-2013, 12:15 PM
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Lunesta worked for me but its too high, waiting on it to go generic is the GOOD thing.

All of you people need to get some maybe you won't be too hystrong.
Thanks bro! I am very "hystrong" these days.
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Old 03-11-2013, 02:48 PM
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Hasn't that patent expired yet?? Or did they receive the extension to some time in 2014?
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:33 PM
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Lunesta is due to go generic mid 2014.
There are coupons out there for $15 co-pay, and its good for 12 refills. The coupons work for almost any commercial insurance, but not for medicare/medicaid.
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Old 03-22-2013, 01:55 AM
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I take Lunesta, not because it is more effective than Ambien because Ambien is actually slightly more effective than Lunesta. My problem is that Ambien causes me to get out of bed, cook, eat, clean and do other weird things all while remaining asleep... at least I have no memory of it when I wake up. As similar as Lunesta is chemically to Ambien, I do not have the amnesia or sleepwalking or eating when I take Lunesta.
It is a very costly issue for me because my insurance will not pay for Lunesta and I have to pay the entire cost. The cash price for 30 Lunesta tablets is currently $240 at most pharmacies. It has gone up over $100/per 30 in the past 18 months. I can't wait for a generic, but I suffer from chronic insomnia and have built up no tolerance for Lunesta for several years so at least there is something "safe" for me to take that is effective, although very expensive.
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Old 03-22-2013, 06:20 AM
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I take Lunesta, not because it is more effective than Ambien because Ambien is actually slightly more effective than Lunesta. My problem is that Ambien causes me to get out of bed, cook, eat, clean and do other weird things all while remaining asleep... at least I have no memory of it when I wake up. As similar as Lunesta is chemically to Ambien, I do not have the amnesia or sleepwalking or eating when I take Lunesta.
It is a very costly issue for me because my insurance will not pay for Lunesta and I have to pay the entire cost. The cash price for 30 Lunesta tablets is currently $240 at most pharmacies. It has gone up over $100/per 30 in the past 18 months. I can't wait for a generic, but I suffer from chronic insomnia and have built up no tolerance for Lunesta for several years so at least there is something "safe" for me to take that is effective, although very expensive.
More effective than Lunesta? Well stop complaining and enjoy the food fatboy!
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:22 AM
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Has anyone really seen some of the more common side effects of Ambien? I am not talking about the published ones, the Ambien stories? I know a lot of people, me being one, who can't take Ambien because it causes sleep walking and other unconscious behaviors. Scary stuff has happened to many of people on Ambien. My doctor will not prescribe it unless there is good reason that you can't take anything else. He gives it with a stern warning about what can happen.
Cheap doctors who are just trying to get you out of the office and get a check may just give Ambien because it is cheap and widely used. A good doctor would discuss all of the implications of the drug and Together you can make a better informed decision on your therapy.
I will be happy when Lunesta becomes generic because I know many who need it and can't afford it. Instead they are stuck with a nasty drug called Ambien.

If you can take it and tolerate it, great. To me it is the same as using a hammer for a sleep aide, yea it will get you asleep but you could of just caused a lot of damage getting there.
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Old 04-28-2013, 02:21 AM
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I also have tried all of the available sleep aids and lunesta has the least amount of residual side effects (ambien and its generics cause severe morning headaches). I have been taking it for five years and the comment about it being extremely expensive is true. I look foward to the generic .
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:16 PM
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Didn't happen as fast as we thought.
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Old 11-14-2013, 11:54 AM
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::. Description ::. Prices ::. Recommendations ::. Precautions ::. Ingredients
::. LUNESTA - More information...
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Old 12-10-2013, 02:29 PM
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This link is questionable. I would not buy a med from India that mislabels Lunesta as a hypnotic benzodiazepine-it is not! I can only imagine what this knock off contains. Unsafe recommendation!!!
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Old 12-29-2013, 08:49 AM
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Boy, someone is sure touchy! All the poster did was post the link to the letter. He or she made no comment that the sky was falling in. Clue me in as to what in particular struck a nerve.
Lunesta sucks so does TEVA
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:24 PM
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Here is why many of us pay more for Lunesta. The difference isn't just in our imaginations. I almost wrecked my car while taking Ambien. I had memory problems, too. I have ADHD and don't need something that counteracts my ADHD med!
http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/bl...leep-drug.html
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Old 02-06-2014, 10:46 PM
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I just had to pay $412 for 30 days of Lunesta. It's gone up nearly $200.00 in a couple of months!

I like my sleep but not luxury car payment kind of sleep. Hope it goes generic soon....
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Old 02-07-2014, 11:50 AM
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I just had to pay $412 for 30 days of Lunesta. It's gone up nearly $200.00 in a couple of months!

I like my sleep but not luxury car payment kind of sleep. Hope it goes generic soon....
Don't fill the script. Buy a bottle of whiskey and sleep away
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Old 02-21-2014, 02:49 PM
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Here is why many of us pay more for Lunesta. The difference isn't just in our imaginations. I almost wrecked my car while taking Ambien. I had memory problems, too. I have ADHD and don't need something that counteracts my ADHD med!
http://www.bizjournals.com/boston/bl...leep-drug.html
When my wife was on Ambien she had real bad problems with sleep walking. It got so bad that one night she walked out onto the roof from our second-story window and fell off the roof! We've been on Lunesta since and love it. No comparison to Ambien.

Yet now our insurance provider is trying to push us back onto Ambien. They have no idea how much more it will cost them if she goes back on it and injures herself again. By all accounts there will be generic Lunesta in around 3 months. Can't wait. I'd rather pay the extra $$ for a few months rather than risk putting her in danger like that again.
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Old 02-27-2014, 09:15 PM
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Until Lunesta goes generic, here is my strategy to keep costs down. Join the Lunesta "Rest for less" program available on the Lunesta web site. Get a prescription from your doc for five Lunesta 3 mg pills, refillable as often as the doc will allow. Why only five pills? It's because the "Rest for less" coupon is good for $50 off each fill/refill, with a minimum copay of $15 each time. You want each refill to be about $65, then you get $50 off and your copay is the minimum of $15. If you have a pill splitter, you can split the 3 mg into two halves. You can even split them into quarters, which is 0.75 mg, pretty close to the dose recommended for senior citizens. With this strategy, you get five 3 mg. pills for $3 each, way below the current ridiculous price of about $10 each.
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Old 05-09-2014, 07:50 PM
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i picked up my medication Lunesta 3mg, today i saw the switch to generic YES!!! no more 400 doller lunesta.. After that i looked on the sheet said 391 WHAT!!!! this suppose to be cheaper! I have noticed a huge huge difference in the generic this crap sucks, im calling ny doctor up to tell them make sure you keep me on Lunesta brand name not this over price fake crap...Iv been a lunesta customer for 3 years
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Old 05-10-2014, 03:41 PM
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The generic Lunesta isn't cheap because it's a branded generic...dollars still flowing to Sunovion thanks to TEVA. But don't worry, price will fall soon once non-branded generics take hold in a few months.

DSP forecasts loosing ~500 Million in 2014 because of generic... Bye bye revenue.

Same thing will happen to Latuda in 2018 which is just 4 years away...
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Old 05-12-2014, 01:50 PM
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The generic Lunesta isn't cheap because it's a branded generic...dollars still flowing to Sunovion thanks to TEVA. But don't worry, price will fall soon once non-branded generics take hold in a few months.

DSP forecasts loosing ~500 Million in 2014 because of generic... Bye bye revenue.

Same thing will happen to Latuda in 2018 which is just 4 years away...
Wow, that is so insightful. I bet you have an MBA!!
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Old 05-12-2014, 05:38 PM
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The generic Lunesta isn't cheap because it's a branded generic...dollars still flowing to Sunovion thanks to TEVA. But don't worry, price will fall soon once non-branded generics take hold in a few months.

DSP forecasts loosing ~500 Million in 2014 because of generic... Bye bye revenue.

Same thing will happen to Latuda in 2018 which is just 4 years away...
Yep, there is nothing worse than "loosing" 500 million. Yep, you're a smart one aren't you? The question on everyone's mind is; will you still be unemployed and trolling chat boards in 4 years?
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Old 05-14-2014, 06:47 AM
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Yep, there is nothing worse than "loosing" 500 million. Yep, you're a smart one aren't you? The question on everyone's mind is; will you still be unemployed and trolling chat boards in 4 years?
Looks like you are the troll chief, not me. I've been working for this company for almost 16 years so I pretty sure I will be employed for the next 4 years at Sunovion if I've kept my job through the numerous layoffs. My point is that Sunovion and DSP have serious revenue challenges that won't be fixed easily. I live and breath this company everyday day, and have done so for last 5400 days of my life.

So take your sarcasm somewhere else...
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