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Atripla Drug Interactions

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Sinusitis Drug Interaction with Atripla??? Please advise

Hello, I was diagnosed with HIV on 2009. Strated Atripla soon after. Currently my VL is Undetectable, my cd4 is 490 and my cd4% is 40%.I was diagnosed with sinusitis on tuesday and prescribed Levofloxacine 750mg for 7 days, Pseudoepehdrine for 7...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
HI,Sorry to hear about the sinusitis.It is safe to use levofloxacin with Atripla. The risk of tendonitis is very low and use for a short course in an adult is fine.Use of pseudoephedrine can elevate the blood pressure, so if you have high blood... Read more »

FOLLO UP: Sinusitis Drug Interaction with Atripla??? Please advise

Dear Dr Joe,I went back to my ENT dr today. He said that I'm much better but that my nasal... Read more »

Atripla and Street Drugs

I am taking Atripla. While there is very little research available on drug interactions with street... Read more »
Articles
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 drugs... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Drug Watch: Two New Pharmacoenhancers Give HAART a Boost

Introduction How Does Boosting Work? Ritonavir Boosting GS-9350 SPI-452 Future Directions Selected Sources Introduction Clinicians typically try to avoid drug-drug interactions because they can alter medication levels in the body... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

European Union: Panel Says European Drug Agency Should Approve Combination HIV Drug Atripla

Gilead Sciences Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., and Merck & Co. said Thursday the EU's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, part of the European Medicines Agency, has recommended its once-a-day HIV drug Atripla be approved for sale.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Emerging HCV Therapies: Possible Interactions With HIV Drugs

As liver damage is accelerated in people co-infected with HIV, doctors and their co-infected patients will be interested in using new drugs while at the same time being concerned about the possibility of interactions. Such interactions could have... Read more »
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For those on the Atripla regimen

Posted by Pos_in_Thailand
I am giving a URL for a very interesting and complete drug interactions database. If you are on Atripla, and are on or will be needing to take any medication for any reason, you can type it's name in the search and see if there is a known... Read more »

Pre employment drug testing and Atripla

Posted by ImaNiceGuy, 3 Replies
I am aware that a drug test can show false positive if you take Atripla. Was wondering if most drug testing facilities know to use more specific test when you list Atripla as your medication.

Anyone here had recent experience with pre employment drug... 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 »

Looking for info on Atripla

Posted by rickincattco, 4 Replies
Hello all,
Can some please tell me about the new drug Atripla (in plain english). I have seen a few references to it and I would like to know more aobut it. Is it a combination of other drugs out nnow or something totally new. I dont see my Doc again... Read more »