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Adverse Reaction To Efavirenz

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Scared to take meds if drunk

Hi there,May I say that this is an excellent forum!I was diagnosed in February 2009. My cd4 count was 298, Viral load 3000. I was advised to start meds - Truvada and Stocrin (Sustiva)immediately for the best possible future. I am on the meds now but...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...regularly than off and on depending on alcohol consumption. Possibly could have excessive central nervous side effects with efavirenz after drinking perhaps more so if eating lots of fatty foods while drinking. KH Read more »

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... Read more »

missed dose

hey doctor my questions is about twice i have missed a dose. i take my medication 1 Atripla, 1... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Updated Label Information for Sustiva (Efavirenz)

...the benefit of continued therapy with Sustiva needs to be weighed against the unknown risks of significant liver toxicity. ADVERSE REACTIONS Postmarketing Experience Liver and Biliary System: A few of the postmarketing reports of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Efavirenz Long-Term Side Effects

...PHAs using efavirenz. References Reynes J, Lochet P, Peyriere H, et al. Sensio study: assessment of late neuropsychiatric adverse reactions (NPAR) to efavirenz. XIV International AIDS Conference, July 7-12, 2002, Barcelona. Poster MoPeB3250. ... Read more »
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 »
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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 »

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 »

The Donor Suitability

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...results, oversees lookback, recall and market withdrawal activities, researches suspected post-transfusion infectious disease and adverse reactions, provides eligibility information to potential donors and manages all records associated with... Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Hi all! Im one of those who just tested postive. My cd4 is 320 and as per my doctor Im on what you call "gray zone" level. Done with my baselines and all of my lab tests are negative. I may not be advise to take medications for the time being but Im... Read more »