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Atripla Dosages

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KS and Atripla Dosage

I was recently diagnosed with KS, I have a high cd4 count of ~800 and an undetectable viral load. I currently take Atripla, but the skin lesions still appear to be forming on my lower extremities. Is there such a thing as an increased dosage for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting.There's no basis for using a higher dose of Atripla in such cases. Indeed, it would probably result in higher risk of side effects and toxicity.While controversial, some experts consider using boosted... Read more »

Can Gastro/Diarrhea affect Atripla dosage?

Ive had mild gastro/diarrhea for 3 days and have been going to the toilet a lot... most of what i... Read more »

Atripla Dosage + Body Weight

Help!I have been HIV+ for 2 years, and am just starting meds, as my t-cells have now dipped below... Read more »
Articles
InfoRed SIDA

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabina + Tenofovir)

¿Qué Es Atripla? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Atripla? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo se Toma Atripla? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Como Reacciona Atripla Con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué Es Atripla? ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

What Is Atripla? Who Should Take Atripla? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Atripla Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Atripla React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla's Co-Pay Program Now Saves More Money

The co-pay program for Atripla now eliminates the requirement that people first pay $50 out-of-pocket before financial assistance begins. The same is true for the drugs that make up Atripla (Sustiva and Truvada), as well as the medications that make... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

New Contest Recognizes Heroes in the Fight Against HIV

On June 15, Bristol-Myers Squibb launched the "Atripla: 5 Years, 5 Heroes" contest to mark the fifth anniversary of Atripla by identifying individuals who have made a significant difference in the fight against HIV. According to their press release,... Read more »
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Atripla users - please help a newbie

Posted by Picard239, 4 Replies
Hello all, I've been poz for about 9 months now. My numbers are listed below. It is comforting to see that the stages I have been going through and will probably continue to do so have been experienced by most of the members of this forum. I do... Read more »

Atripla side effects (what not someone else with Atripla Drama)

Posted by Kenn, 3 Replies
Looking for another opinion if I should continue with Atripla and try to ride out the next two weeks or stop and try another medication. I'm on day 5, I have a history of anxiety and so far this has been multiplied two fold. I have been walking... Read more »

Looking for info on Atripla

Posted by rickincattco, 4 Replies
Hello all,
Can some please tell me about the new drug Atripla (in plain english). I have seen a few references to it and I would like to know more aobut it. Is it a combination of other drugs out nnow or something totally new. I dont see my Doc again... Read more »

Anyone else on Atripla?

Posted by verrucktpj, 2 Replies
How long on the dizzies last when starting Atripla? I've been on it for about 7 weeks? Read more »