Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

HIV Health and Treatment Issues >> Treatment & Side Effects

oksikoko
Member

Reged: 02/26/13
Posts: 25
Loc: NYC
Re: Question about Atripla...
      02/28/13 12:27 AM

Sam, I agree that the OP needs to take her ART as her doctor recommended. But she has legitimate concerns, and frankly, she expressed them to her doctor who (it sounds like) poo-pooed her. To me, that's where this seems to fall apart, though, yes, it shouldn't have gone on this long.

YES, she needs to take the pills. NO, she shouldn't have waited so long to address this. But her doctor should really have listened to her concerns or helped alleviate her fears. HIV is tricky for some people and not everyone has a doctor they can work with. His discomfort with "new stuff" shouldn't keep her from getting a regimen that she can adhere to. Some people really do not tolerate Atripla well. It's a miracle drug for others.

Mostly, I think it's a shame that it went this long since delaying ART can have long-term affects. I hope the OP sorts this soon, and I hope she writes back so we know she's OK.

--------------------
I'm sorry. I can't hear you over this popcorn.

Post Extras: Remind Me!     Notify Moderator

Entire thread
Subject Posted by Posted on
* Question about Atripla... OrkoSnarf74 01/23/13 04:56 PM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... oksikoko   02/28/13 12:36 AM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... oksikoko   02/28/13 12:17 AM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... southsam7   02/06/13 02:16 AM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... oksikoko   02/28/13 12:27 AM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... markvin   02/03/13 05:15 PM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... coqui00623   01/31/13 04:09 PM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... miamorphos   01/31/13 03:30 PM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... coqui00623   01/31/13 02:18 PM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... Noel54   01/31/13 02:06 PM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... Crickets12   01/31/13 01:31 PM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... krdillon   01/26/13 10:08 AM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... xas   01/24/13 06:00 AM
. * Re: Question about Atripla... riverprincessModerator   01/26/13 10:47 AM

What's New at TheBody.com

Additional Information
0 registered and 0 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  bogart, TheBody, crabman, riverprincess 



Permissions
      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is enabled
      UBBCode is enabled

Thread views: 8056

Jump to

Contact Us | Privacy Statement The Body

*
UBB.threads™ 6.2.3