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Atripla Creatine Kidney Function

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Creatine and Renal function

Hi Nelson - Thanks for taking the time to answer this question. I was recently diagnosed on Feb 14th and have since been on on Atripla. Most of my numbers are heading in the right direction with the exception of my Creatinine levels appear...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

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Thanks for your kind words. I am glad my writings give you hope. We truly are not victims and can take full control of our healths while we outsmart this little bugger.I would NOT take any supplements, specially creatine, if your creatinine levels... Read more »

Creatine and Atripla

Hi, I have been on Atripla for over a year and everything is going well. I started going back to... Read more »

High Creatine on Atripla

I have been taking Atripla for 6 months now with good results, except recently a creatine level... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Renal Complications of HIV/AIDS

Introduction Assessing Kidney Function Types of Kidney Disease Complications of Decreased Kidney Function The Impacts of Kidney Disease on Medications and of Medications on Kidney Disease Conclusion Selected Sources Introduction Renal... Read more »
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Successful Therapy May Still Lead to Loss of Kidney Function

In an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, data from the SCOPE study showed a loss of kidney function in people living with HIV, even in those with well controlled HIV levels on potent anti-HIV therapy (HAART). Potent therapy helps to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Tenofovir and the Kidneys

The anti-HIV drug tenofovir (Viread, and in Atripla and Truvada) is an effective part of combination therapy for HIV. The kidneys process tenofovir and there have been rare cases of tenofovir users developing serious kidney dysfunction. To... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Tenofovir-Containing Regimens May Not Be the Best Option for Patients With Abnormal Baseline Renal Function

Since the development of tenofovir (TDF, Viread) began, decreases in renal function among HIV-infected patients taking tenofovir-containing regimens have been reported. This was somewhat expected due to the renal clearance and metabolic pathway of... Read more »
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kidney function

Posted by cybersecretary
who here has a low GFR? mine is 43. i am doing a 24 hr urine test. apparently my GFR has been as low as 42 for the past 4 years and no one was concerned and i was not informed! and they kept me on tenofovir and or reyataz..the worst !
i am upset... Read more »

Is Creatine useful to support treatment?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I read about creatine as good nutritional support in treatment and post-treatment especially in cases where muscle tissue needs building up (it is normally used as natural supplement by body builders). Does anyone have any experience with it, or... Read more »

Kidney questions

Posted by Cadillacgrill, 1 Reply
hi all, recently find out that my kidneys functions may NOT be at their best. was hoping to discuss (w/someone) who has experienced similar results. 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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