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Atripla Skin

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Atripla Skin Side Affects

I was diagnosed with folliculitis by my dermatologist, in which she thinks I have. I been on atripla for a year and a half now, and ever since last July I would break out with red bumps from my inner thighs. Which causes itching during certain...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Eosinophilic folliculitis is another conditions that can cause symptoms as you describe. Sometimes using an anti-fungal shampoo as a regular soap in the areas involved (ie ketoconazole 2% shampoo) can help. I do not know of an HIV-savy... Read more »

re: Atripla causing skin sensitivity to sunlight?

i had the same problem and found using a sunblock helped tremendously. Read more »

Atripla causing skin sensitivity to sunlight?

Hello there, I have been on Atripla now since last November, and had no problems with the drug... Read more »
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FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Choosing Atripla | Side Effects | When to Take Atripla Choosing Atripla I have HIV and hepatitis B, and my doctor wants me to start Read more »

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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...breath, and enlarged, fatty liver. Potential drug interactions: No significant drug interactions. Do not take Truvada, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Epzicom, Combivir, or Trizivir while taking Emtriva, since they contain Emtriva or medication... Read more »

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...Manufacturer Information Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Gilead Sciences Inc Phone: 800-445-3235 Phone for calls about Atripla: 866-290-4767 Truvada Gilead Sciences Inc Phone: 800-445-3235 Phone for calls about Atripla:... Read more »
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Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
...I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems Read more »

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 »

Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 1 Reply
I am taking Truvada and Sustiva and have been for 2 weeks. 8 days in I developed a rash which has become progressively worse. It covers most of the surface area of my inner thighs and upper back and is also present in significant amounts everywhere... Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been 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 Read more »