Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Atripla And High Blood Pressure

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Atripla and high blood pressure

Diagnosed in 2001, started Atripla in April of this year. My blood pressure had always been very good (well withing the good range). For the past 3 months though my home monitoring has shown an increase on most days up to about 147/95 though not...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...post and your very kind comments.The medications in Atripla (tenofovir,FTC and efavirenz) are not thought to directly cause high blood pressure. It would be relevant to know if your kidney function is normal, since tenofovir is metabolized by... Read more »

Blood work for Atripla, Diabetes, and High Blood Pressure

I am currently taking ATRIPLA, and I have diabetes and high blood pressure. What tests should I... Read more »

4 Dr.'s lots of meds and feeling lousy

Dear Dr.My ID Dr. has me on Kaletra and Truvada vl <50 cd4 450 due to ks returning after I switched... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...dose of Atripla. What Are the Side Effects? When you start any ART, you may have temporary side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure, or a general sense of feeling ill. These side effects usually get better or disappear over time.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

High Blood Pressure -- Medicines to Help You

... High blood pressure is a serious illness. High blood pressure is often called a "silent killer" because many people have it but do not know it. Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Trizivir

...the risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attacks, in people with greater risk factors (such as smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, and drug use), and is reversible upon discontinuation. Studies looking into this possible association... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epzicom

...the risk of cardiovascular events, including heart attacks, in people with greater risk factors (such as smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, and drug use), and is reversible upon discontinuation. Studies looking into this possible association... Read more »
Connect With Others

having a hard time

Posted by bobill, 18 Replies
I was diignoused 6months ago and i am not ok. i have kinda gone the gamit i guess, i mean i got wasted for the first thre to four months and now i dont want to do anything. i am just having a really hard time dealing with the fact that i am poz. ... Read more »

High Sex Drive and Atripla

Posted by malcolm, 2 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 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 »

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 »