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Adverse Reaction To Atripla

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Burning sensation after taking Atripla

I've been on Atripla for about 10 months. Recently after about 2 hours of taking it, I feel like I'm on fire. I can actually feel my blood boiling inside my veins, and I can't sleep at all. This has just started within the past week. Is this common?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That is not a common or even uncommon adverse reaction from Atripla. A small % of patients have some form of persistent central nervous system side effects from the efavirenz. Why Read more »

Vitimins and Atripla

Hello - I take vitimins in the morning (fish oil, B complex, and a multi); I take Atripla at night.... Read more »

Atripla and zithromax

I have been taking Zithromax for two days now.I took my first dose of Atripla last night.Is there... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Atripla Label Update Reflects New Efficacy, Safety and Resistance Data in Treatment Experienced Patients

...subjects who maintain HIV-1 RNA The following additions were made to the package insert with respect to Study 073. 6.1 Adverse Reactions from Clinical Trials Experience Study 073 In Study 073, subjects with stable, virologic... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

How to Avoid Adverse Reactions to HIV/AIDS Medications

...increase the potency of others. AZT, for example, has been shown to increase the potency of ddI. In this issue's article, however, adverse reactions associated with certain drug combinations will be examined. Many examples in the tables... Read more »
AIDSinfo

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): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 Read more »
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