Jul 27, 2011
Hi. Love this forum. It really helps us cope. I have been on Atripla for almost 3 years. Doing great. No major side effects. T-cell around 425, undetectable. But about a week ago I developed a rash. It started around the mid-section and under the arms. Sometime redness in the chest area. My primary doc and HIV doc think it is nothing to worry about. They sent me to a dermatologist. He agreesand gave be some cream. It has been very hot here in NYC the past couple of days. My question is do you think it could be related to the Atripla after almost 3 years ?
| Response from Dr. Henry
The rash you describe would seem to be very unlikely to be due directly to the Atripla (rash developing after three years use is rare). KH
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