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Re: [IP] Re: Humalog to Novolog

On 6/18/02 9:25 PM, "Harvey Sydnor" <email @ redacted> wrote:

> Just going by the insurance co. info.  Where can I get a copy of the FDA
> approval for the Ins. Co. ?

What you want to do is ask your Endo to write a letter of  Medical Necessity
for you to have Novolog.   That way the Insurance Company will have to
consider Novolog as Formulary.


Barbara Bradley <email @ redacted> wrote:
>>> My doc wants me to stay on the Novolog, but my insurance doesn't cover
> it,
>> so I keep hitting him up for samples.  The only reason my ins. company
>> doesn't approve it is because it is not FDA approved, but more doctors
>> recommend it for pump use because of it's quick acting properties.<
>> Whoa! Where did you get this information?  Novolog is FDA approved and
> also
>> approved for pumps. This was in the news last fall.  I forwarded it to
>> several people when I saw it in the news.  FDA approved it on October 1,
>> 2001.
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