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Atripla And Fat Around My Chin

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fat under chin??

I have type 1 diabeties and HIV. My doctor has me on Sustiva 600mg 1 daily and epsicom 1 daily ,i have had the surgery to remove the fat off my back of neck. They call it buffalo hump? It has stayed away for 5 years now, I have alot of fat under my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good and important questions. Insurance coverage for plastic surgery interventions remains limited but seems to be improving in the US (Medicare is covering more interventions for HIV-related lipodystrophy though sometimes appeals need to be made... Read more »

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...miss your dose, you can take Atripla up to 12 hours late. Otherwise, take your next dose at the regular time. Food with high fat content can increase levels of efavirenz and should not be eaten before taking a dose of Atripla. What Are the... Read more »
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Atripla

...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 dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your... Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...paranoid thinking, and thoughts of suicide. Some patients may develop a severe rash. The NRTIs in Atripla can cause a sometimes fatal lactic acidosis and liver disease as well as blood problems or muscle weakness. A doctor should be notified if... Read more »
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Blood Sugar and Fats

... Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications? Blood Sugar Blood Fats See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 122 for tests included in the Chemistry Read more »
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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. Of course I had a baby a year ago! Perhaps I am wrong Read more »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
...I have been reading a lot of posts about Atripla and weight gain and the same info keeps coming back that Atripla does not cause weight gain. Well, I feel this is false information Read more »

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

atripla experience

Posted by hopefulone, 13 Replies
...i started atripla about 10 days ago. i thought i would share my experience since i had read about some experiences with the drug that made me Read more »