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Atripla Sustiva

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Atripla - Sustiva Side Effects

Hello Doc,I greatly enjoy your answers as they tend to be in depth. I wanted to run this one past you to get your reply.I have been on Atripla now for about 6 months. I did not initially have the Sustiva related side effects of "vivid dreams"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey there Vivid Dreamer,I took Sustiva for about two weeks before having to discontinue it due to a severe allergic reaction. I didn't like the vivid dreams; rather Read more »

atripla/sustiva sleep issues

Following up on the sleep issues with sustiva, if you substitute sustiva from you're regiment,... Read more »

atripla/sustiva sleep issues

I've been taking atripla for over 6 weeks now and can't get past the sleep issues. I fall asleep... 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's Co-Pay Program Now Saves More Money

...people first pay $50 out-of-pocket before financial assistance begins. The same is true for the drugs that make up Atripla (Sustiva and Truvada), as well as the medications that make up Truvada (Emtriva and Viread). According to a spokesperson... Read more »
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Sustiva

...enzymes in people with hepatitis B and/or C can occur and should be monitored. Potential drug interactions: Do not take with Atripla, since Sustiva is already in Atripla. You cannot take the following medications with Sustiva: midazolam,... Read more »
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FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...frequent bowel movements. My doctor's recommending a switch to Atripla. Should I change? Why is Atripla more expensive than Sustiva (Stocrin) + Truvada? I have been taking Sustiva (Stocrin) + Epivir + Zerit since I was diagnosed in 2000. A... Read more »
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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 Read more »

FYI: Sustiva in Atripla. . .

Posted by razzmaniac, 1 Reply
...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 now the US, Sustivas massive accumulation in the fat... Read more »

Experience with Provigal, Issentress or Prevista?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
My psychiatrist has prescribed Provigal to boost my energy level and to counter the effects if HIV Associated Dementia. I am to work up to 200 mg twice a day. I am starting with 50 mg twice a day and will increase my intake by 50 mg each week... Read more »

Sustiva kicking my a##

Posted by sunflower, 8 Replies
...pushed hard..yet) and I was feeling like I was going crazy - that maybe it was something else - Now I am convinced it is the Sustiva. I tried taking in morning and that was a disaster - way too loopy/fuzzzy for work. I was taking Paxil, and am... Read more »