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Atripla & drug screening

I have been taking Atripla daily for the past year recently accepted a position with a company who sent me to pre-employment drug screening. Can Atripla cause a false positive reading in this type of drug screening? I also occasionally take Xanex...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The Sustiva (efavirenz) which is contained in Atripla rarely results in a false positive blood test for marijuana. Xanax will produce a positive test for benzodiazepine if this is tested for (unlikely), but not marijuana.... Read more »

Atripla and drug test.

Okay this is a very detailed question. I have been on Atripla for about 3 years. I am up for a... Read more »

Atripla and drugs for erectile dysfunction

are there any side effects from taking Atripla and any erectile dysfunction pills, dosage 100 mg or... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Atripla

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today (July 12, 2006) approved Atripla Tablets, a new fixed-dose combination of three widely used antiretroviral drugs, to be taken in a single tablet once a day, alone or in combination with other... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Complera and Atripla News

Last summer, 48-week data won FDA approval for Complera (see the November/December 2011 "Briefly " for the complicated details). At IDSA, 96-week data were presented from the ECHO and THRIVE studies that pitted the new Complera against Atripla. ... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Atripla Once a day

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was jsut prescribed by my doctor, the drug Atripla. It wasnt even in the CVS pharmacy computer yet...or on their shelves....i jsut found out I am positive and my viral load number wasnt good..81,000. So my doctor is putting me on this...anyone... Read more »

Cost of Atripla

Posted by kaoticv, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

My partner was recently diagnosed. We are trying to figure out ways to pay for Atripla. We are both students and he gets his health insurance through his university, which unfortunately pays only $1500 maximum per policy year for... Read more »