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Atripla Hiv Medication

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Does Aciclovir cause drug resistance to A-tripla medication taken for HIV treatment?

I took 5 tablets of Aciclovir for 5 days and since then have no outbreak of herpes in my genitals. Does it means it is cured or do i still have herpes?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for your post.Since acyclovir has no activity against HIV, there's no reason why taking acyclovir would have any effect on the development of HIV drug resistance (including, but not limited to the medications in... Read more »

Atripla, then Complera, now back to Atripla?

Hi Dr Young! I am 38y/o, HIV+ for 9 years, monitored but not medicated for the first 5, and then on... Read more »

New to Atripla (ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2010)

Hi Dr. BobI was diagnosed with HIV back in 2004 and just started taking Atripla about a month ago.... Read more »
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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 »
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Atripla, Vivid Dreams and Getting Past the Undetectable Brick Wall

Mike After being told I was HIV positive, for me it was a no-brainer. I started medications right away; when I say right away, it was more like three months, because I needed lab work to determine what my counts were and if I was resistant to... Read more »
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Day 253: Atripla and Insomnia (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . For the most past I have no issues with Atripla, the medication that I take for... Read more »
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Day 254: Changing the Time of Day I Take Atripla (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . So after experiencing insomnia that has become bothersome, I decided to talk to my... 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 »

atripla first medication regimen

Posted by JavierNYC, 6 Replies
hello everyone my doctor is going to start me on atripla the one a day pill this will be my first regimen and im glade because its only one pill a day, has anyone taken this medication? i hear that some people have nightmares is that true, im... Read more »

All is well with ATRIPLA

Posted by Alex1971, 2 Replies
I am an HIV poz physician and I have been on ATRIPLA for well over a year and I couldn't be happier. I had a few side effects the first couple of weeks but after that it has all been smooth sailing. The only thing is that sometimes I have very vivid... Read more »

Horrible Allergic Reaction to Atripla

Posted by MikeInPhilly2, 1 Reply
Hello All,

I was diagnosed HIV + on July 5th, 2011.

My doctor and I decided to move immediately and aggressively against the virus and she prescribed Atripla.

I did OK for the first week or so. Then I broke out in a rash that while not very sightly,... Read more »