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Stopped Atripla For A Week

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Stopped Atripla for 3 weeks

Im 41 yr old lady, I suspect I got infected in 2010. I was on Atripla since Aug 2011 to Feb 2012, At start my VL was around 114000,cd4 282,after 6 months VL less than 50,cd4 342. For 3 weeks I have been off Atripla due to financial Problems. When I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for posting.Treatment interruptions aren't ideal, but do happen for a variety of reasons. If properly monitored, they're not the end of the world.1. Yes, just go to the pharmacy and refill your medications. Since all of... Read more »

How long does Atripla rash remain after stopping the medication?

After about two and a half months of taking Atripla, I have stopped taking it due to a persistant... Read more »

Muscle Pain After Stopping Atripla

I recently had to stop my Atripla due to lack of insurance...I had been on it for only 11 months...... Read more »
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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 »
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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): EFV/FTC/TDF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Atripla can cause serious, life-threatening side... Read more »
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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 »
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Atripla

Brand name: Atripla Generic name: efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir, or EFV/FTC/TDF Class: NNRTI and NRTI -- single-tablet regimen (STR) Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bms.com , (800) 321-1335, and Gilead Sciences, www.gilead.com... 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 »

stopping medication (atripla)

Posted by JavierNYC, 1 Reply
i have been taking atripla and i was very sedated for attempting suicied so i didnt take my medication for two maybe three days not to sure, is this long enough for the virus to be resistant to the medication, can anyone give some advice on this... Read more »

Atripla- Rash/Side Effect

Posted by RL9141, 4 Replies
Yesterday (saturday) made one week of being on Atripla. I started breaking out all over my body. It looks like chicken pox, small red dots all over my body. I've taken some Bendryl. This morning (Sunday) it is worse. It's covered more of my body and... Read more »

week 13 symptoms stop is that a sign. thanks riverprincess

Posted by dolly2012, 2 Replies
So at week 13 all my symptoms have stopped apart from i still have my swollen node, which has been there for 12/ 13 weeks what i no of. All my syptoms came one after another apart from i had headache, nausea and
diareeha together which lasted about... Read more »