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weight loss
Sep 10, 2013

having weight loss taking atripla but feel fine no night sweats no fatigue weight did go went up to 214 down to 210 eating different because of blood sugar more vegatables less bread and pasta also a lot of walking and sweating from cutting grass in heat ever since I started atriplia I have been undetectable

Response from Dr. Henry

Modest variations in weight are common in the general population and in HIV+ persons. Mild weight loss merits attention and monitoring but is not usually a major clinical concern and in fact may be good for ones health if somewhat overweight. A good medical evaluation for hormone, blood sugar status is recommended in situations like this. Significant Weight loss is not a common side effect from Atripla. KH

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