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Atripla And Food

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I'm suppossed to take Atripla on an empty stomach, what about soda?( ATRIPLA AND FOOD, 2009)

I accidentally forgot the empty stomach policy on my Atripla, I haven't eaten, but I drank two glasses of Soda within two hours of when I'm supposed to take my meds, should I take it later or is it referring more to food....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Hi,It would make no difference if you took your Atripla shortly after the two sodas or waited two hours for the formal empty-stomach recommendation. See below.Dr. BobAtripla on empty stomachJan 9, 2009 I was told to take my med (Atripla) on empty... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Atripla

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today (July 12, 2006) approved Atripla Tablets, a new fixed-dose combination of three widely used antiretroviral drugs, to be taken in a single tablet once a day, alone or in combination with other... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

On January 7, 2010, FDA approved an updated Atripla label including new efficacy, safety and resistance data in treatment experienced patients from a trial ( Study 073: A Phase IV, Open-Label, Randomized, Multicenter Study Evaluating Efficacy and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Complera and Atripla News

Last summer, 48-week data won FDA approval for Complera (see the November/December 2011 "Briefly " for the complicated details). At IDSA, 96-week data were presented from the ECHO and THRIVE studies that pitted the new Complera against Atripla. ... 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 React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
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High Sex Drive and Atripla

Posted by malcolm, 4 Replies
I started Atripla a few days ago and since I get really horny at night. I take it around 10 p.m. just after having some turkey slices. During the night I wake my boy up and pound away. He says I should not be concerned but is it unusual? I can't... Read more »

Solution to Atripla Side Effects (at least for me)

Posted by Wiilock, 3 Replies
Hey all, I have been on the "wonder pill" for about 3 years now. Previously was on norvir boosted invirase/truvada combo but the GI problems finally were too much.
Anyway I want to briefly recap what I've learned from some of my homeopathic... Read more »

Atripla nightmares

Posted by lilfshrmn, 3 Replies
Been having PTSD type nightmares pretty regularly since I started Atripla. Some times I just shake them off and try to get back to sleep. Some are so disturbing I cannot. I hate to change since I has been working wonders on my immune system. ... 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 very nervous.

i have been pleasantly surprised with the drug thus far.

i was particularly worried, but to... Read more »