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Atripla No Longer Is Effective

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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
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ATRIPLA AND EFFECTS ON THE HEART

Hello, My question is, Does atripla affect the heart in any way. before I was diagnosed with hiv I use to have palpatations like crazy. since I've been on meds since the begining of my diagnosis I can say that I really do not notice any more...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Cardiac problems (including palpitations or arrhythmias) from Atripla have been minimal and generally compares favorably to other regimens. An evaluation including a EKG is often recommended to sort Read more »

Interrupting Atripla treatment

I have been on Atripla for 2yrs and currently have an undetectable viral load and cd4 count around 400. My CNS side effects are now 24hrs a day, and have been for about a month. Not sure if the cause is the Atripla I consulted my Dr about stopping...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There is no well defined duration of therapy for covering the efavirenz "tail" when stopping Atripla (depends on the half life of efavirenz in the blood for a given patient=can vary widely). I have seen 2-10 days used in that 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. I am adjusting to the side effects, but the two main ones that are not really improving are weird bouts of depression that come and go during the day...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with your HIV specialist, you should be able to find an effective convenient regimen that is reasonably well tolerated.As for Atripla's side effects, they often subside over six to eight weeks. See below.Good luck.Dr. BobAtripla for graveyard... Read more »

Atripla for graveyard shift workers (ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS)

Hello, I work a 12hr overnight shift and was placed on Atripla. I have been on this regiment for only 5 days now and take it during the mornings before bedtime. I still have dizziness, and fatigue, after having 5 - 6hrs of sleep and also during the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Since this is a one pill once per day regimen, you can try adjusting the time you take Atripla to see if this mitigates the side effects. Many people have similar complaints when starting an efavirenz-based regimen. (Efavirenz Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

... Combo Drug Common Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
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Atripla (Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF)

... --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): xxx --> Clase de medicamento: Combinaciones farmac√©uticas El medicamento conocido como Atripla contiene Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla's Co-Pay Program Now Saves More Money

... The co-pay program for Atripla now eliminates the requirement that people first pay $50 out-of-pocket before financial assistance begins. The same is true for Read more »
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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 Read more »

Atripla

Posted by pincushion, 1 Reply
...I just found out I was hiv positive and decided to start meds right away. I was put on Atripla and haven't had any side effects so far. It's been two weeks. Is this normal? Read more »

Atripla question

Posted by pozmarie, 1 Reply
...I have been taking Atripla for approx. 2 years and am noticing slight body fat changes... accumulation around my abdomin and thinning in my legs/butt. 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 »