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Cd4 In Three Months On Atripla

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CD4 decreasing, VL undetectable at 9 months on Atripla

Dear Doctor, Thank you very much for your continuous help which is much appreciated!I've started Atripla (first regimen of meds) when diagnosed with HIV in Oct 2009, at CD4 = 127, VL = 86000. At 3 months in January 2010, CD4 was 193 and VL was 82.In...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I am not concerned about the small slide in CD4 count, given your now undetectable viral load. I suspect your CD4 percent is stable or continuing to increase. I don't think Read more »

CD4 count 7 months after beginning Atripla

Dear Doctor, I started the Atripla combination at the beginning of May 2009 when my CD4 was 174 and... Read more »

Historical CD4 count after 6 months of Atripla

How are my chances of attaining >200 CD4 after 6 months of Atripla with an initial CD4 of 71 and VL... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...are no absolute rules about when to start antiretroviral therapy (ART). You and your health care provider should consider your CD4 cell count, your viral load, any symptoms you are having, and your attitude about taking ART. Fact Sheet 404 has... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

An HIV Medication Primer

...Hepatitis viruses attach to liver cells, cold viruses attach to cells in the nose, and HIV attaches to any cell that has a CD4 receptor on its surface. This includes CD4 T cells, as well as other immune cells. In order to reproduce, HIV must... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Peering in the Pipeline

...may be more potent than Selzentry. Ibalizumab (TNX-355) is different from Selzentry and vicriviroc in that it blocks the CD4 receptor on T cells rather than a blocking a co-receptor. This means it could be effective against virus that use... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...PrEP trials) are also underway. [Also see What's Goin' On .] Treatment Issues for HIV-Positive Women HIV Viral Loads and CD4 Counts in Women Versus Men There are clearly many unique issues that affect HIV prevention strategies for women,... Read more »
Connect With Others

atripla experience

Posted by hopefulone, 13 Replies
...i started atripla about 10 days ago. i thought i would share my experience since i had read about some experiences with the drug that made me 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 »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
...of weight gain with Atripla....I have been diagnosed in 2007 and have been on Atripla since then. I am undetectable and my cd4 is in the 700's....don't get me wrong, I am not bothered about taking this medication...it saved my life. I just want... 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 Read more »