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Offline Puddles

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Auvi-Q relaunch
« on: October 26, 2016, 08:07:13 AM »
http://allergicliving.com/2016/10/26/auvi-q-makers-announce-relaunch-of-talking-auto-injector/

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The Auvi-Q “talking” epinephrine auto-injector will relaunch across the United States in the first half of 2017, senior executives of the pharmaceutical company Kaléo announced today. “We are very excited about bringing it back, and can’t wait to ge

Offline TwoDDs

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2016, 08:12:58 AM »
Yea!  I also, am super excited.

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2016, 09:23:12 AM »
Just came in to post the same. Oh, happy day!
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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2016, 09:25:16 AM »
Me too! This absolutely has made my day!!

Offline MaryM

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2016, 09:29:48 AM »
Yay!  DS will be thrilled. 

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2016, 10:43:28 AM »
Just did my happy dance. Fingers crossed that Allerject will return to Canada too.
anaphylaxis to tree nuts, peanuts, and potatoes; severe dairy intolerance; vegan (preference)
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Offline gvmom

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2016, 11:50:58 AM »
I saw the news of this and would be more than happy to dump Epipens, giving a big middle finger to Mylan. 

I do wonder if Auvi-Q's earlier launch had anything to do with pricing and development of a generic for Mylan anyway.  If a poll was taken of families that needed auto-injectors, it would be interesting to know how big a percentage actually went for Auvi-Q the first time around.  How much of a chunk did that take out of the Epipen business?  I know we switched over for all of our kids immediately, and would do so again. 

Just hoping that Auvi-Q actually doesn't have more troubles a second time around, and is really able to make the cost as close to $0 as possible.  It would be brilliant!

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2016, 12:10:06 PM »
Hope that insurance will cover it...ours didn't the last time.  Anyone know what the price was before without insurance?
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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2016, 09:07:45 AM »
Roger, copy on the middle finger to Mylan!!

I do not know what the AuviQ pair "actually" cost, but an old pharmacy receipt (3 years?) I had said something like "$350 if bought without insurance" . . . . but who knows if that was accurate.
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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2016, 04:00:54 PM »
 :bye:

So happy for this and thrilled DD will have them for college!

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #10 on: November 01, 2016, 12:42:47 PM »
Whatever market based challenges Auvi-Q had in the past are dwarfed by Mylan's Epigate.  It's a completely different scenario now.  They will no longer be looking at challenging a monopoly they'll have to ride consumer sentiment and develop strategy against multiple players.  The FDA has been largely silent but I'd bet real money some asses were chewed behind the scenes sending them scrambling to fast track new entries that are established reliably in other markets abroad.

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2016, 01:21:10 PM »
*sigh* We are going to have to wait a while longer in Canada.  It looks like their priority is America. Fingers crossed that Canada will be soon to follow. Very, very soon.  Oh, let me cross everything: fingers, toes, arms, legs, eyes...

I am tired of lugging EpiPens on my runs and workouts, when Allerjects fit perfectly in the waistband pockets of my running gear. 
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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2016, 08:49:23 PM »
A year ago or so, they were $100 more for a two-pack than epi-pens. 
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Offline JenniferB

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Re: Auvi-Q relaunch
« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2016, 04:35:17 PM »
I wonder if they will be covered by our insurance. I know in MA, the copay coupon for Epis won't work anymore once that generic from Mylan is on the market...