Can I Take Atripla With Sleeping Pills

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Insonia After Switching To Atripla

Greetings from Australia!Recently we got Atripla here in this country. Previous to this, we had Sustiva and Truvada - as you know, exactly the same drug, but in 2 tablets due to licensing issues. My doctor switched me to Atripla for the convenience...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Hello and thank you for your post.You're correct in that a switch from Truvada+Sustiva to Atripla should not cause any new symptoms. Because there are multiple causes of insomnia, a simple way to double check that it's the Read more »

The Atripla Dreams

Hey Doc,Has there been any study that shows any successful way to control the ultra vivid dreams... Read more »

fatigued, trouble sleeping and some yellow eyes

dear dr,I started Atripla 3 months ago after CD4 went bellow 350 (280-290). After first month of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... 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 + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

... What Is Atripla? Who Should Take Atripla? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Atripla Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does AtriplaRead 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network


...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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starting treatment - Atripla ?

Posted by neneroc, 7 Replies
...after a lot of blood work .. physicals etc etc .. Dr. has recomended me to start Atripla, honestly im nervous . Cd4 count is low and VL high, has to do with me being infected just recently (6-8months ago) I need 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 »

Just started Atripla

Posted by pozrunner, 2 Replies
...physician and was recently diagnosed with HIV probably positive for 3 years. My CD4 count was 216 and my VL 216000. I started ATRIPLA 3 days ago and until now I seem to be tolerating it well, I have been feeling a little spaced out when I wake... Read more »

Tested pos in June 2010 (Atripla)

Posted by Timothy, 5 Replies
...Tested Pos in June of this year, I got my CD4 count at 255 and my VL at 225,000. I was put on Atripla a few weeks ago so just waiting till the next visit to see if my count is going up any. The Atripla has made me very sleepy Read more »
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