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Atripla Concerns

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Newly infected, already on Atripla. Concerned about antibody tests

Dear Dr. Young/McGowan:I was recently infected in Oct 08. 10-31-08: (VL/CD4) 265K, 921. 11-15-08: 77K, 821. My doc put me on Atripla right away since he adviced that I still had sth to lose & should try to protect the immune system. I was back again...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...in the future...See how you feel and make the decision as time goes by. Most people do not develop long-term side effects on Atripla. The benefits of successful treatment is keeping virus suppressed and immune activation low, which may be the... Read more »

Atripla concern

Hi Doc,I'm currently taking truvada and viramune and doing very well. I'm thinking about switching... Read more »

Atripla Failure Concerns

Hi,My viral load was 47,000 and my cd4 230 when the decision to go on meds was taken. I have an... Read more »
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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

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 Read more »
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 »
infoSIDA

Atripla (Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF)

... --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): xxx --> Clase de medicamento: Combinaciones farmac√©uticas El medicamento conocido como Atripla contiene Read more »
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Starting Atripla today...happy or horror stories?

Posted by onetrules, 2 Replies
...Hi, all...thank you, everyone, for your posts. 11 years poz and I just got my first batch of Atripla. I'm a little terrified. The side effects sound a little harsh. My sleeping is awful, anyway, and trying to keep an empty stomach Read more »

Atripla and Sex..

Posted by mrclno, 2 Replies
...in september 2009. Started meds last May. I'm in a great relationship with a great guy, but ever since im taking the pills (atripla) my sex drive is just gone. The doctor recommends a change of medicine, but because now i just take 1 pill a day... Read more »

Just started Atripla

Posted by pozrunner, 2 Replies
...physician and was recently diagnosed with HIV probably positive for 3 years. My CD4 count was 216 and my VL 216000. I started ATRIPLA 3 days ago and until now I seem to be tolerating it well, I have been feeling a little spaced out when I wake... Read more »

High Sex Drive and Atripla

Posted by malcolm, 2 Replies
...I started Atripla a few days ago and since I get really horny at night. I take it around 10 p.m. just after having some turkey slices. During the Read more »