Apr 16, 2007
I started taking Atripla in February 2007 and now my hair is falling out. I would like to know if this is one of the side effects of this medication?
Response from Dr. Conway
This is a very unusual side effect that has been previously reported with the tenofovir component of the Atripla. I should add that there are many, many causes of hair loss and you should discuss this with your doctor. However, if no cause is identified, you may wish to consider changing your therapy so that you are not taking tenofovir.
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