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Atripla, 18 years old. i feel like killing my self.
Apr 7, 2011

i am 18 years old, 114LBs, in high school and i have had some suicidal thoughts but i feel like this madecation just made it worse. my emotions change, i have some crazy dreams, and so on. it sucks. does it get better.

Response from Mr. Vergel

Please talk to your doctor about this right away.

Some people with pre existing depression may not do as well on Sustiva (part of Atripla) if the central nervous system side effects prevent them from sleeping well.

There are several medications that can be used instead if this is indeed your problem. Also, I am not sure if you are taking an antidepressant or going through counseling. These two interventions are key!

Please do not wait and talk to your doctor about it. I hope you feel better soon.

Nelson



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