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#1 Meness



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Posted 14 June 2016 - 01:47 PM

Anybody else encountering any issues with your pharmacies getting their hands on Sprycel again? This time it is Walgreens. (last time it was CVS and Target)

#2 MarCap73


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Posted 14 June 2016 - 04:39 PM

Meness, are you referring to a local CVS, Target, or Walgreens that you would just drive to and pick up your script?


I would think that it's not something that a typical pharmacy would keep on the shelf and would need a fair amount of time for them to do a specialty order from their own supplier?


My insurance uses CVS/Caremark Specialty pharmacy.  My Sprycel comes to me directly from their facility in New Jersey.  I haven't ever had an issue getting it.

Dx: 11/2015

Sprycel: 100mg


May-17: 0.0095% IS

Aug-17: 0.0048% IS

Nov-17: 0.0066% IS



#3 Meness



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Posted 15 June 2016 - 10:47 AM

No. The warehouse that supplies the local stores. CVS and Target use the same warehouse and quit being able to get Sprycel at all a couple of years ago. (My kid is on 70mg which was an unusual dose apparently). We switched to Walgreens, but they just told me that their warehouse is having trouble getting it right now. They haven't told me that they won't get it, but I am trying to be prepared. 

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Posted 15 June 2016 - 10:50 AM

My local CVS told me they would have trouble getting it so I just have Sprycel sent to me by mail order from the hospital pharmacy where I see my oncologist.  They said they always have it on hand there.

DX 3/30/2016 WBC 484.2 FISH 95.3

took Hydrea 3/30-4/11

taking Sprycel 100 mg since 4/5

10 day break from Sprycel for platelet count of 12 4/26-5/8

7/07/2016 1.47% (IS)

9/30/16 BMB PCR .1259 switched to new onc

12/30/16 PCR .1569

4/7/17 PCR .0904 MMR

7/14/17 PCR .0520

12/1/17 PCR .0148

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