Apr 26, 2012
What are the symptoms to stop VIRADAY ?
Thank you Dr. Keith Henry You are the best
Response from Dr. Henry
Stopping Viraday (Atripla in US-efavirenz, tenofovir, emtricitabine) can be tricky to stop out of concern about development of resistance. I would discuss with your HIV provider--stopping Viraday doesnt usually lead to obvious symptoms but leads to return of HIV levels to pretreatment levels, a drop in CD4 levels, and a increased risk for clinical events (risk depends on many of individual factors). For patients doing well stopping Viraday is not generally recommended. KH
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