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Discontinuing Atripla For A Few Weeks

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i havent taken my atripla in a week?

i recently stopped taken my atripla for a week because of sleep problems , ive been on it since december of 2009, can i start taking it again?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...interruption didn't have negative consequences, such as the development of drug resistance to one or more components of your Atripla. If you cannot tolerate Atripla due to persistent side effects, there are a number of good treatment options. You... Read more »

Side effects of ATRIPLA after 5 weeks with none?

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PEP- why the 4 weeks of Atripla for PEP?

I have a question, I will try to keep it short. I have recieved Atripla as a PEP from a previous... Read more »
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Atripla

...people who had long-term virologic suppression while taking Atripla. After a year of taking this combination just five days per week with weekends off, the viral load remained suppressed in all of them. As these studies are small, this approach... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epzicom

...can identify people at high risk for this reaction and virtually eliminate HSR. About 90% of HSR occurs within the first six weeks of treatment. Symptoms of HSR usually worsen, very slowly, with every dose. If treatment is stopped because of this... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...I used to take Truvada increase my chances of building a resistance? My doctor said I can take Atripla at night for four weeks to get used to the side effects and then switch to a morning dose. What's your opinion? Doctors recommend that... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
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...hiv positive and decided to start meds right away. I was put on Atripla and haven't had any side effects so far. It's been two weeks. Is this normal? Read more »

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...I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information Read more »