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Atripla & Night Sweats
May 24, 2007

I have Recently started taking Atripla. This is the first HIV medication I am on. I had a count of 70 cd4 count and 13226 Viral load. I take Atripla at night before bed and for the last couple nights I have been waking up with night sweats is this normal?

Response from Dr. Henry

The efavirenz in Atripla commonly causes sleep/central nervous system disturbances during the night after taking evening doses. Sometimes sweating can accompany that side effect. Other medical problems including some AIDS-related conditions can cause night sweats and fevers as well. I would check you temperature throughout the day and when you wake up with sweats and inform your HIV specialist of the readings as well as provide details about what you are experiencing. KH



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