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 K-pax Supplements

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

Atripla and ALRI Poison Fat Burning Supplement

Hi Doctor,I've bought these fat burning supplement pills, and I take Atripla once every night for my HIV. Do any of these ingredients ring any alarm bells in terms of drug interaction with atripla? I am specifically worried about the bit where it...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...inhibitor. Efavirenz is metabolized by the liver so one does have to watch for side effects. I recommend bringing in the fat burning supplement (none of which have been proven to be safe and effective long term) to be reviewed by your HIV... Read more »

garlic supplement and atripla

I take a garlic supplement daily. Recently I started on Atripla. A friend claims the garlic could... Read more »

Atripla and HSP supplementation?

Dr. Henry,I have been on Atripla (or multiple components of) for three years. My viral load has... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...disclosing that you have HIV infection. How Does Atripla React With Other Drugs? Atripla can interact with other drugs or supplements you are taking. These interactions can change the amount of each drug in your bloodstream and cause an... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

... Combo Drug Common Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...nonprescription (over-the-counter) medicines you are taking, as well as any products such as vitamins, minerals, or other dietary supplements. You should bring this list with you each time you visit a doctor or if you are admitted to a hospital.... Read more »
Connect With Others

HELP! Took Atripla By Mistake

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
...during the day, but I can't seem to find it. Can someone direct me to that post....or is there someone experienced with taking Atripla during the day who can tell me what to be prepared for? I remember that they can sometimes cause drossiness,... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing Read more »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...have experienced the same shift in priority and mentality? i'd like to use this thread as a place to exchange ideas, talk about supplements, etc., and how it all relates mentally and physically to being hiv+. right now i'm on atripla (taken once... Read more »

positive or negative?

Posted by wasek, 4 Replies
A confirmed hiv+ couple never had ARV. They only took a specific combination of food items for 4 months and became undetected/negative. If the status of them remain undetected/negative even after 2.5 years without any drug.............Is it a hope?... Read more »