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Atripla And Liver Lesions

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High ALT and drug change problem.

Hello, I have been on Atripla or a form of( three then two drugs previous) for the past 5 years since sero converting. My ALT has always been in normal range but 5 months ago rose to 99, then 143 and after stopping alcohol altogeather for 8 weeks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Good set of questions-I agree it would seem to be unusual to develop some form of liver irritation from the efavirenz after 5 years though perhaps it could happen. I would not have much confidence that switching to Read more »

KS Treatment 2010

Dear Dr. Bob,First off I know this isn't the correct forum for this issue but I haven't seen/... Read more »

KS on the bottom of foot

I was just diagnosed with KS that appeared on the bottom of my foot between the "pinky toe" and the... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...infection. Atripla should not be used in people younger than age 18. It has not been carefully studied in older adults. People with liver or kidney problems may not be able to take Atripla. There are no absolute rules about when to start... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...tenofovir DF) once a day. Atripla is not recommended for patients younger than 18 years of age. Some patients, such as those with liver or kidney disease, may require a different dose of efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir DF. These patients... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Lesion Liberation Unlikely: KS Proves Formidable Foe As Angiogenesis Inhibitors and Stealth Chemotherapy Fall Short of Expectations

...writes. In the past they have tried pentoxyfilline, CD8+ and also Roche's dreaded tat antagonist -- which appeared to make KS lesions worse. At present, UCLA is the only site in the country trying the soluble TNF receptor (Immunex, rhuTNFr:Fc)... Read more »
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lesiones cutaneas

Posted by tronco2
...alguien me puede decir de que manera se presentan las lesiones cutaneas? gracias. Read more »

Covering KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous
...Can anyone recommend a good product to cover a lesion? I hope to find something waterproof. Thanks for any suggestions. Read more »

Hiding KS lesions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Any hints about how to cover up KS lesions? Thanks! Read more »

brain lesion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...spinal tap which was negative for jc virus i then had a brain biopsy whitch was neg so i dont have pml but i still have the lesion and neurological deficeits and now am at a lost for cause i have 475t-cells undetecteble viral load any ideas would... Read more »