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mild cardiomegally and atripla

Mar 9, 2011

hi, i have been on atripla for on eyear now today i went for a chest xray and was tol di hav emild cardiomegally what could be the possible causes ? am non pregnant and not on any other medication apart from the multivites ?

Response from Dr. Henry

Atripla has not generally been linked to significant cardiomegaly which can have many non-HIV causes (ie high blood pressure). A cardiac evaluation including sometimes an EKG and/or echocardiogram is recommended to determine if there is something of concern going on. KH

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