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Atripla Anxiety

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atripla and extreme anxiety

Hi Ben, I've been stable on Atripla for the past 5 years as my first regimen, lately I noticed that my CNS related side effects are getting worse. These include trouble sleeping, extreme fatigue during the day (especially in the mornings), mood...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting.Sorry to hear about your difficulties. Though it's not 100% sure if your stress and anxiety are all caused by the efavirenz in your Atripla, it's a reasonable question to ask.Switching from Atripla to Stribild... Read more »

Lorazepam vs Xanax on Atripla to aid in anxiety and sleep?

Thank you for the prompt reply on the questions as this site is most helpful and encouraging.... Read more »

Atripla & Panic Attacks/Anxiety

I have been taking Atripla for about two years with pretty good results. Undetectable viral load... Read more »
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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 drugs... Read more »
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20% People Switch Atripla Due to Efavirenz Side Effects: Late Switches Are Common

The experience from use of fixed-dose combination, efavirenz-based treatment (Atripla) as first-line therapy in the UK was published ahead of print in the journal AIDS. This analysis included 472 patients from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital... Read more »
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¿Qué Es Atripla? ¿Quién Debe Tomar Atripla? ¿Qué Sucede con la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo se Toma Atripla? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Como Reacciona Atripla Con Otros Medicamentos? ¿Qué Es Atripla? ... Read more »
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Atripla side effects (what not someone else with Atripla Drama)

Posted by Kenn, 3 Replies
Looking for another opinion if I should continue with Atripla and try to ride out the next two weeks or stop and try another medication. I'm on day 5, I have a history of anxiety and so far this has been multiplied two fold. I have been walking... Read more »

Solution to Atripla Side Effects (at least for me)

Posted by Wiilock, 3 Replies
Hey all, I have been on the "wonder pill" for about 3 years now. Previously was on norvir boosted invirase/truvada combo but the GI problems finally were too much.
Anyway I want to briefly recap what I've learned from some of my homeopathic... Read more »

atripla

Posted by xltnbear2go, 4 Replies
This is my second day on Atripla, and noticed some overall bloating; mostly in my legs. They're not so muscular and veiny, but full. Some anxiety, otherwise OK. Any other side affects other than those found in the internet? Read more »

Atripla Dreams

Posted by AtriplaUser, 1 Reply
Hey,

Anyone out there figured out a way to control these dreams that Sustiva in Atripla brings? Also I hear that African American's absorb the drug at a higher rate causing more issues.

Anyone figured out a way around this?
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