how do i manage side affects of atripla?
Jul 21, 2010
Response from Dr. Henry
If you are still in first weeks/months of Atripla then some of those side effects may diminish. If you are > 6-8 weeks out then you may be one of the unlucky (10% or less) who have persistent annoying side effects from usually the efavirenz. I would discuss a possible switch from Atripla to perhaps Truvada (containing the two remaining meds in Atripla) + a boosted protease inhibitor or raltegravir depending on the situation. KH
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