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Restarting Atripla After Two Weeks

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Restarting treatment after approx 5 years off while on methadone

Hello, thanks for what all the folks here are doing... I found out I was HIV+ in July 2003 within weeks of being exposed and immediately started treatment (Combivir and Viramune). I remained on that regimen and did well for roughly 4 years. I was...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Congratulations on being so engaged (and frank) about your medical care and health challenges- when it comes to drug dependency, these issues can be enormously difficult.So yes, there are possible <a... Read more »

Atripla side effects: two weeks and still there.

Hello,I started Atripla a bit more than two a week ago and I have just need some advice on how to... Read more »

Update-Leg Pain and Restarting Meds

Dr. Henry, You answered a question for me about two weeks ago when I had a question about... Read more »

Restarting the Conversation on HIV/AIDS in the United States

There's an HIV/AIDS epidemic raging in the U.S., though we can perhaps forgive people for having no clue that it exists. After all, you can't learn about it by picking up a newspaper or flipping on the television; it's not the kind of topic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: "We Were Here" -- Film Restarts Conversation on AIDS

Friday is opening night for a new documentary about AIDS in San Francisco as well as a benefit for two organizations that serve people with the disease, Project Inform and the Shanti Project. The film, "We Were Here," offers a retrospective on the... Read more »

Atripla Week 8 Blood Draw: Getting Closer to Undetectable (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . Just a quick video that I shot with my cell phone during a doctor's visit for my... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

BBC World Service Airs Run-Up to Two-Week "AIDS Season" Programming

The BBC World Service on Wednesday is scheduled to begin the run-up to its two-week "AIDS Season" programming, which will explore the economic and political consequences of the global pandemic, as well as the social, medical, religious and human... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... 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 »

The Journey Continues Part Two - Fourth Labs

Posted by trulife, 4 Replies
Good morning everyone. My second set of labs (fourth labs since diagnosis) are in since starting Atripla in December 2010. The results are fanflippintastic. My viral load is undetectable and my CD4 count went up another 100 points. I am so... Read more »

Oral Test or wait Two Weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what should I do?
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