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Atripla side effects

As someone who is thinking of starting on meds for the first time, would you suggest Atripla? Do you know if lypodistrophy or facial wasting is a side effect? What would you suggest. My tcells are at 420 and my viral load is at 75,000 if that helps.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...question. According to the current US guidelines, you would be a candidate to start treatment since your CD4 count is below 500. Atripla is certainly a viable option assuming you have no underlying drug resistance which your doctor has... 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 »

Going off Atripla

Hi there, first, thanks so much for all you folks do for us! I have been on Atripla for 1 year, it... Read more »
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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 Read more »
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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

... 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 »
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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 »
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need info on Atripla

Posted by dcboy20, 5 Replies
...just test postive docter said i should consider Atripla what side-affect should I expect please give me your honest feeling 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 »

FYI: Sustiva in Atripla. . .

Posted by razzmaniac, 1 Reply
...I am not a doctor BUT i do PLENTY of research on certain meds as I have been taking meds for over 10 years. Atripla is very potent in fighting HIV virus HOWEVER. . .it contains Sustiva which in quite a few recent studies in Europe, Canada and Read more »