|Side effects of Atripla
Jun 27, 2009
Is loosing weight one of the potential side effects of atripla? I force myself to eat alot and yet do not seem to be gaining any weight. In fact, I have lost about 5 pounds in the 3 months I have been taking atripla.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for your post.
It would seem that if you're forcing yourself to eat that at the least, evaluating your diet and/or anorexia is in order. We'll often use dronabinol (Marinol) to stimulate appetite in this circumstance. Other patients are found to have low testosterone levels (hypogonadism)- they respond very nicely to simple testosterone replacement treatment.
I'd be certain to discuss your situation with your doctor.
Be well, BY
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