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Atripla And Lipodystrophy

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Atripla and lipodystrophy

What is the risk of developing lipodystrophy while taking Atripla?What medications most likely cause Lipodystrophy?How soon after beginning medications does lipodystropy appear?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The rate of serious lipodystrophy due to Atripla appears generally low (definitions may vary and there can be individual differences in susceptibilty). Over the first 1-3 years Read more »

atripla and lipodystrophy?

i just started taking atripla. i have the vivid dreams and i was really wiped out the first week. i... Read more »

Does Atripla cause lipodystrophy?

My doctor tells me that Atripla does not cause many changes in fat distribution, but I'm noticing... Read more »
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FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...be a delayed side effect of the meds? I'm experiencing night sweats while on Atripla; is this usual? Are headaches and lipodystrophy side effects of Atripla? Three days ago, my doctor put me on Atripla. I am already experiencing very... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...layer of fat justunder the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...layer of fat justunder the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in... Read more »
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can you avoid lipodystrophy?

Posted by hopefulone, 4 Replies
...s there a way you can avoid or lesson the impact of lipodystrophy if on atripla? good diet and regular exercise? or regardless of exercise and diet youre going to change? Read more »

starting treatment - Atripla ?

Posted by neneroc, 7 Replies
...after a lot of blood work .. physicals etc etc .. Dr. has recomended me to start Atripla, honestly im nervous . Cd4 count is low and VL high, has to do with me being infected just recently (6-8months ago) I need Read more »

Lipodystrophy and relationships

Posted by capri75
...Anyone out there who has experienced a feeling of neglect in a relationship because they have lipodystrophy even thought they have healthy blood counts and full of energy. Anyone who knows a dating sites for people with lipodystrophy? Read more »

LIPODYSTROPHIE

Posted by easteurope, 1 Reply
LIPO - is this our future ? http://www.lipodistrofia.info/player.php Read more »