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Atripla And Undetectable Viral Load

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Actual viral load while undetectable on Atripla

I have been on Atripla treatment for the past 10 months. For the past 9 months my viral load has been undectable. When i tested positive my viral load was 2,400 copies per ml of blood. My question is if i am undetectable, is there any way to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...if a person on effective HAART with a plasma HIV RNA level 100 cc) then a level of 1-5 copies is often noted. A very low viral load is a good thing but there likely is still some degree of immune activation going on which could cause some... Read more »

increase in cd4 and high vl load.

My cd4 count was 144 and vl 198000 in the end of April. i was taking batrim truvada reyataz and... Read more »

Atripla vs red rice yeast

Hi Doc,I am currently on Atripla with undetectable viral load and cd4 between 700 and 800. All is... Read more »
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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...about when to start antiretroviral therapy (ART). You and your health care provider should consider your CD4 cell count, your viral load, any symptoms you are having, and your attitude about taking ART. Fact Sheet 404 has more information about... Read more »
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Viral Load Tests

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The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...starting the drugs. If your viral load goes up while taking HIV drugs, you and your health care provider should take another viral load measurement. If that result is the same or higher, your drugs may not be working as well as they should. You... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

...virologic suppression while taking Atripla. After a year of taking this combination just five days per week with weekends off, the viral load remained suppressed in all of them. As these studies are small, this approach is not recommended outside... Read more »
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Atripla

Posted by keepingfaith, 4 Replies
...I was wondering how long after starting Atripla does your viral loads come undetectable??? Mines currently are 62,270+ CD4 278. Read more »

PI Monotherapy advice

Posted by logopolis, 2 Replies
...gathering some info before he signs up. Has anyone or is anyone trialing this? If you have how have you found it and has the viral load remained undetectable? He's been on Atripla for about 14 months will 100% adherence and an undetectable viral... Read more »

Viral load 334,000 to undetectable in 5 months

Posted by DJones, 3 Replies
...Just wanted to give some people hope. In January 2009 I was diagnosed with AIDS and had a viral load of 334,000 and a TCell count of 106. In five months on Atripla I now am undetectable and have a TCell count of 284. So there 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 »