Nov 16, 2008
I have had dierraheafor over a week. I take atripla,Im udetectable and mycd4 countis over 600. What can I do to stop it?
| Response from Dr. Henry
If you have been on Atripla for a while without diarrhea and now have a week of severe diarrhea it is unlikely due to any of the components in Atripla. If you are just starting Atripla a small % of patients develop significant diarrhea most often due to the tenofovir. If you have been taking Atripla for a whil then the diarrhea most likely due to an unrelated problem such as a gastroenteritis (often viral, sometimes bacterial or parasitic, sometimes food induced). You need to keep hydrated and contact your HIV provider or primary care physician to consider an evaluation for the cause. KH
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