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Adjusting To Truvada And Efavirenz

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wicked dreams. Very vivid with truvada and efavirenz

iam on efavirenz 600 and truvada. my problem is the bad dreams everyday. is that from truvada or efavirenz? or both?what should i do? can i change meds?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Bad dreams most likely due to the efavirenz (Sustiva). Problems with sleep/dreams are most common in first weeks up to 4 weeks after starting and then often (but not always) Read more »

Truvada & Efavirenz

I justed using this combo a week ago and I was told by my doctor to take truvada in the morning... Read more »

efectos de truvada y efavirenz

POR FAVOR ME GUSTARIA SABER SI ES NORMAL COMENCE HACE UNA SEMANA A TOMAR EFAVIRENZ Y TRUVADA Y ME... Read more »
Articles
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

...bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Sustiva┬« (efavirenz) and Gilead's Truvada┬« (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) with the components that make up the new combination. The... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

...list of U.S. HIV treatment guidelines for the NRTI component of an HIV regimen. In 2006, Emtriva was combined with Sustiva (efavirenz) and Viread (tenofovir) in one pill, which is known as Atripla. Atripla is used quite often as first line... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

...called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, NNRTI or non-nuke) Standard dose: One tablet (Sustiva [600 mg] and Truvada [200 mg Emtriva and 300 mg Viread]), once a day, on an empty stomach or with a light, low-fat snack. Take missed... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sustiva

... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs Read more »
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Atripla Dreams

Posted by AtriplaUser, 1 Reply
Hey, Anyone out there figured out a way to control these dreams that Sustiva in Atripla brings? Also I hear that African American's absorb the drug at a higher rate causing more issues. Anyone figured out a way around this? 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 »

Efavirenz: ways to fight its sleep-reduction.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...If Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute Read more »

Reyataz+Norvir+Truvada?

Posted by markman, 3 Replies
...feel pretty good. But my doctor has gone ahead and prescribed me the meds. I had two choices: 1. Atripla or 2. Reyetaz+Norvir+Truvada.....I chose the latter.....can anyone already on this regimen comment on it? I am already a slim guy 5'11 140lbs... Read more »