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Have dementia. Heard of Enebrel. What do we do?

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hi,my mum has a dementia. and i herd of ENEBREL. We live in australia and saw it on tv. what do we do? Do we go to usa for treatment? Or can we buy it in australia? How much will it cost? Who will administer the shorts? Do we moove to usa?
Posted Sat, 11 Aug 2012 in Cancer
Answered by Dr. Ioan Dorian OANA 53 minutes later

Thanks for your query.

My advice would be to contact first XXXXXXX University from Gold Coast, because they have run a small clinical trial to see whether they can repeat in a small group of Australian patients the results from the US trial.

Afterwards, you can decide if you need to go to USA, how you will handle there the health insurance topic, because it costs nearly $2000 for one months prescription.

The problem in this case it is the early stage of evaluating Enbrel for this disease and the only reliable solution would be to include her in a clinical trial. There is one running at the University of Southampton, in the UK.

If you have any more queries, feel free to ask.

Dr. Dorian Oana MD, PhD
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