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Alternatives To Atripla For Kidney Problems

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hiv meds and kidney problems

I have been on meds for 5yrs. It has been changed going on three times now. The first time, I was on Reyataz, Norvir, and Truvada, but started having kidney stones every three months after three years of taking it. Then I was switched to Atripla,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...If you have developed significant kidney problems while taking tenofovir then a switch to an abacavir based regimen often makes sense. If you are HLA B5701 negative then the Read more »

atripla and my kidneys

Hi doctor Henry. Here is a question (or 2) from the Netherlands. First i want to say that i... Read more »

Viread Kidney Problems

I was told in a doctor's visit today to stop all my meds, basically Kaletra & Viread because of the... Read more »
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Selzentry Labeling Includes New Warnings for People With Kidney Problems

... The CCR5 inhibitor Selzentry (Celsentri, maraviroc) should be used with caution by HIV-positive people with kidney problems, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration release . The release provides details on several changes that have... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

...nausea, fatigue, headache, dizziness, depression, insomnia, abnormal dreams, and rash. Dose cannot be adjusted for people with kidney problems. Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome (IRIS) may occur as the immune system regains strength;... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...Atripla should not be used in people younger than age 18. It has not been carefully studied in older adults. People with liver or kidney problems may not be able to take Atripla. There are no absolute rules about when to start antiretroviral... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epzicom

...results ( see interview with Dr. Cal Cohen on page 56 ). One explanation for the unexpected link was a finding that people with kidney problems were put on Ziagen in order to avoid its primary competitor, Viread, which has the potential for... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm... Read more »

Atripla question

Posted by pozmarie, 1 Reply
...I have been taking Atripla for approx. 2 years and am noticing slight body fat changes... accumulation around my abdomin and thinning in my legs/butt. Read more »

Atripla at low low price

Posted by DjFresh, 1 Reply
...Hello, I have searched the soaring prices of Atripla in the US, and it came to my attention that I can offer people who need to take this medication at the fraction of the price Read more »

need info on Atripla

Posted by dcboy20, 5 Replies
...just test postive docter said i should consider Atripla what side-affect should I expect please give me your honest feeling Read more »