What does Aimovig cost in Canada?

The cost is the same ($532 CAD+ pharmacy fees) for the 70 mg and the 140 mg dose.

How much does Aimovig cost per month?

The list price of Aimovig is $638.77 per month. * Most patients do not pay the list price. Your actual cost will vary. Talk to your insurance provider.

Where can I buy Aimovig in Canada?

You can buy Aimovig online at PocketPills if you already have a valid prescription from your doctor. You can get started by uploading your prescription, ordering a refill by transferring any existing medications to our pharmacy or talking to one of our Canadian Doctors to get an online prescription.

How can I get Aimovig for free?

A patient who enrolls on or after January 1, 2021 can receive Aimovig® free for up to 3 doses over 90 days (whichever occurs first) from the first prescription filled under the Bridge Offer.

Will Aimovig cause weight gain?

Weight loss or weight gain isn’t a side effect of Aimovig. Weight changes weren’t reported in clinical studies of people using the drug. A different medication called topiramate (Topamax), which is also used to prevent migraine headaches, can cause weight loss.

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Is Aimovig better than Topamax?

The HER-MES trial found that Aimovig (erenumab) was more effective at preventing migraine attacks and also better tolerated than topiramate, a generic epilepsy drug which is known to have side effects like sleepiness, dizziness, diarrhoea and nausea.

Is Aimovig brand or generic?

Aimovig is not available in a generic form. (A generic drug is an exact copy of the active drug in a brand-name medication.) Instead, Aimovig only comes as a brand-name medication. Aimovig contains the drug erenumab, which is also called erenumab-aooe.

Is Aimovig approved in Canada?

-A new injectable drug, Aimovig, has just been approved by Health Canada to prevent migraines.

Is Aimovig being discontinued?

Aimovig® was discontinued in most reported cases. Constipation was one of the most common (up to 3%) adverse reactions reported in clinical studies. Monitor patients treated with Aimovig® for severe constipation and manage as clinically appropriate.

What migraine medications are available in Canada?

There are many acute migraine medications available including: Triptans such as almotriptan, eletriptan, frovatriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan, sumatriptan and zolmitriptan. These are all available as tablets.

Can I put Aimovig back in the fridge?

After AIMOVIG has been taken out of the refrigerator, it must be kept at room temperature (up to 30°C) in the outer carton box and must be used within 14 days. Do not put AIMOVIG back in the refrigerator after it has reached room temperature. Do not store AIMOVIG or any other medicine in the bathroom or near a sink.

When will there be a generic for Aimovig?

When Will the Generic Be Available? Some or all forms of Aimovig may become available as generic Erenumab after May 2028, depending on FDA approval and patent expiration. It is possible that Aimovig may become available as generic Erenumab after May 2028.

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Does Aimovig have to be refrigerated?

Storing your AIMOVIG prefilled syringe

The syringe should be kept in the refrigerator at 36°F to 46°F (2°C to 8°C). After removing AIMOVIG from the refrigerator, it can be stored at room temperature between 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C) for up to 7 days.