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Atripla And Low Blood Sugar

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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
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Significant Weight Gain - 1 year on meds

I have been taking Truvada, Norvir and Prezista for 1 year now and have had significant weight gain mostly in my stomach. In addition, I have to purchase larger bra sizes (circumference) and it feels as if I am getting "thicker". I eat very...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...weight loss. We were concerned about the possibility of lactic acidosis but this has not been observed in HIV. Some people report low blood sugar and dizzy spells on this drug, so have snacks at hand to increase blood sugar if needed.Ultrasound... Read more »

Fat Gain- what to do?

how do i lose weight without diet pills? i take atripla, my viral load is undetectable, cd4 is 650, please help me. i think my body is storing fat. im 6'1 215lbs.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...loss. We were concerned about the possibility of lactic acidosis but this has not been observed in HIV. Some people report low blood sugar and dizzy spells on this drug, so have snacks at hand to increase blood sugar if needed. Ultrasound... Read more »

Switching from Atripla

I am 61 and was diagnosed last September. I was infected within a one year period (having tested negative in November, 07). My VL at first testing was 19000 and CD4 was 331. My Doctor immediately put me on Atripla. In January my VL was undetectable...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...considered safe. Since your HIV plasma viral load is undetectable and you have not developed resistance to any of the components in Atripla, the switch should be effective and not risky. You could go back on Atripla if you do not develop... Read more »

Vision problems and Fatigue

I was diagnosed positive in November 2009. I have been on treatment with Atripla since that time. I am undetectable with a Tcell count around 600. While it seems that the end all be all for treatment is to remain undetectable I am worried about a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Eye problems directly related to Atripla are unusual whereas vision changes are fairly common in general population so a good eye check up (for glaucoma, presbyopia and Read more »
Articles
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...caneventually damage your eyes, nerves, kidneys or heart. High bloodsugar can be a side effect of the HIV protease inhibitors. Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) can cause fatigue (see Fact Sheet 551 ), but there are other more common causes of... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... Bridges toAccess or 1-866-728-4368 Co-paymentassistance Combination Pills Atripla Brand Name:   Atripla Other Name(s): Sustiva plus Truvada plus Viread ... Read more »
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Atripla at low low price

Posted by DjFresh, 1 Reply
...Hello, I have searched the soaring prices of Atripla in the US, and it came to my attention that I can offer people who need to take this medication at the fraction of the price 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 »

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 »

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 »