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Atripla and blood clots
Mar 5, 2014

I've been on atripla for 6 months and and two weeks ago I had DVT break loose from my left leg and ended in my right lung, is this a common side effect with this HIV med? thank you

Response from Dr. Henry

Deep vein thrombosis is not a common side effect of Atripla. Risk for blood clots may be higher in HIV+ persons and in other situations (i.e on birth control bills, long periods of inactivity such as long car or plane rides). Recommend discussing with your HIV and/or primary care provider. KH

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