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Discontinuing Atripla For A Few Weeks

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Ask the Experts

discontinue PEP 1 week early?

Hi,Three weeks ago, I went to my GP with persistent swollen glands and based on that symptom, along with the fact that I had severe flu symptoms several weeks earlier and recent risky sexual activities (unprotected oral sex in saunas on a regular...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, I agree HIV meds are no picnic! I've been on them for over a decade now. Yes, stopping them would be like a dream. Hell, better than a dream more like a wet dream!!!Regarding PEP, we really don't know how long is long enough.... Read more »

Discontinue PEP?

Dr. Bob, I've read your forum for questions about PEP, as I am currently taking it, and I... Read more »

Discontinuing Atripla Use

I have been on Atripla for just over two years now,and I have undergone a complete personality... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Similar Efficacy and a Few Gender-Related Differences in Side Effects With Rilpivirine Versus Efavirenz at 96 Weeks

Rilpivirine (RPV) did not show teratogenicity risk in pre-clinical studies and is therefore FDA pregnancy category B, nor does it interact with the oral contraceptives norethindrone and ethinyl estradiol. For these reasons, it could be a useful... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Complera and Atripla News

Last summer, 48-week data won FDA approval for Complera (see the November/December 2011 "Briefly " for the complicated details). At IDSA, 96-week data were presented from the ECHO and THRIVE studies that pitted the new Complera against Atripla. ... Read more »

Development of DFC, an Investigational NRTI, Is Discontinued

The development of an investigational HIV medication, DFC (dexelvucitabine, formerly D-D4FC or Reverset), has been discontinued due to concerns that the drug may cause damage to the pancreas, according to an announcement from Incyte Corporation ,... Read more »
Housing Works

GMHC Clients Rally Against Move; Hot Meals Will Not Be Discontinued

GMHC's current Chelsea location. On Wednesday, some 25 Gay Men's Health Crisis clients attended a rally outside the organization's headquarters on W. 24th Street. The clients were protesting GMHC's all-but-certain move from Chelsea after 14 years... Read more »
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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 »

Just tested positive a few weeks ago

Posted by pooo, 13 Replies
Hello all I am new to the board, but I wanted to come here to meet positive people that are going through the same thing I am. I am a 29 y/o hiv positive female. When I first found out that I was positive, I felt as if my world was over, but I... Read more »


Posted by tuffnftl, 4 Replies
i just started this pill any ideas or feedback or what to expect anyone please help thx kenny Read more »

Atripla Once a day

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was jsut prescribed by my doctor, the drug Atripla. It wasnt even in the CVS pharmacy computer yet...or on their shelves....i jsut found out I am positive and my viral load number wasnt good..81,000. So my doctor is putting me on this...anyone... Read more »