Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Atripla Interaction With The Sun

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Is red marine algae safe to take with HIV meds?

Hi,I have checked all the forums and cannot find any info on red marine algae or sulfated polysaccharides.I'm writing to find out if there are any known interactions between RMA (red marine algae, sulfated polysaccharides) and Atripla (my meds) or...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...JoshuaWe have no data on that product and its interactions with HIV medicationsIf you have frequent outbreaks of herpes, talk to your doctor about having you try famciclovir (Famvir) Read more »

Adderall for Fatigue (ADDERALL VS. PROVIGIL)

Doc,I have been poz for about 6 years and have been taking Atripla. I have been managing fatigue... Read more »

Taking Mushroom Supplements

I starting Meds for the first time and my CD4 count is 340. I will be taking Atripla for my meds..... Read more »
Articles
The Body

Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, August 17, 2009

...on fluconazole, acyclovir and Atripla for about six months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sunblock on until last Saturday when I was at a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...infection. How Does Atripla React With Other Drugs? Atripla can interact with other drugs or supplements you are taking. These interactions can change the amount of each drug in your bloodstream and cause an under- or overdose. New... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...Discontinuation of Atripla may cause a severe reaction in patients who are also infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Drug and Food Interactions A doctor should be notified of any other medications, prescription or nonprescription... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

...anti-HIV treatment is initiated. Report symptoms of illness, such as shingles and TB, to a health care provider. Potential drug interactions: See the drugs contained in Atripla: Sustiva, Emtriva, and Viread. Do not take Sustiva, Emtriva,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a festival... Read more »

Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies
...results back this Tuesday and I am pretty sure that they will recommend that I get started on meds. My concern is that I hear Atripla causes severe emotional issues and weird dreams in some people, and I think I am already emotionally imbalanced... Read more »

Atripla and headache question

Posted by jdsv, 2 Replies
...I've been taking Atripla for 1 month now and seem to have kept a medium to sometimes severe headache almost the entire time. I also had two root canals Read more »

Dizzy w/Atripla

Posted by verrucktpj, 1 Reply
...Is it possible for dizziness to set in after 7 weeks on Atripla? Just curious. Read more »