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Emtricitabine Side Effects

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Side effects of Emtricitabine - BY

Although i do not have HIV, i'm a Hep B carrier, and i do know Emtricitabine is a drug that can be used for both (?)I would really want to know the known side effects of those who consume emtricitabine, and the nature/task of this drug.And how long...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Emtricitabine is generally very well tolerated, and most who take it don't have significant side effects. I share your concern about long term side effects and complications; since the drug is still in development, we really cannot Read more »

Update after 13 months on treatment.

Dear Dr. Young,Just an update with good news. I started treatment the 14th of August of 2006 with a... Read more »

PEP with Truvada for occpational exposure

I am a police officer and was stuck by a hypodermic needle/syringe today. It is unknown if the... Read more »
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Emtricitabine (Emtriva)

...Emtricitabine? Who Should Take Emtricitabine? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Emtricitabine Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Emtricitabine React With Other Drugs? What Is Emtricitabine? Emtricitabine (Emtriva) is a... Read more »
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An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...taking or plan to take. Your doctor may need to change the doses of your medications or monitor you more carefully for side effects. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. If you become pregnant while taking... Read more »
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Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

... What Is Truvada? Who Should Take Truvada? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Truvada Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Truvada React With Other Drugs? What Is Truvada? Truvada is a pill that contains two drugs used to... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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Hey folks - Bummed out and need your help!

Posted by RayZ, 3 Replies
...have to take...and you know how it goes. Now, I will be taking INTELENCE 120, VIREAD, NORVIR and PREZISTA. The problem - side effects. After ALL these years, I have NEVER read the side-effect labels. This time I did and had a big time meltdown.... Read more »

New to the bulletin boards? Introduce yourself!

Posted by TheBody, 34 Replies
Welcome to The Body's "Living With HIV" forum. You'll find many supportive and knowledgeable individuals who can relate to what you're going through. Take a moment to say hi and, if you want, tell us a little bit about yourself! Read more »

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »

Going on Meds

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...says it is time for me to go onto meds. I am looking for some friendly advice on 2 issues: (1) I assume I will have some side effects from the drugs and may have to take time off work but dont want to tell my boss what is causing my sickness. Any... Read more »