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Classification Of Atripla Efavirenz

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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 drugs: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir
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Side effects Atripla vs. (Abacavir + Lamivudine + Efavirenz)?

Hello,I am an international student currently studying in the United States but that may eventually have to go back to South America. I was detected HIV last December, and I know the infection occurred last summer. I have been following my viral...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most patients would do OK if switching from Atripla to efavirenz + lamivudine + abacavir (particularly if HLA B5701 negative). The major issue with starting efavirenz + lamivudine Read more »

Atripla and CNS penetration

Greetings from Charleston, SC! I'm a bit confused by your recent answer to the Florida gentleman who inquired about CNS penetration. If Atripla is only "moderately" effective in penetrating the CNS, shouldn't those of us currently taking Atripla...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...well be that a drug that is "moderately effective" in penetrating the CNS is more than adequate to control HIV replication. Atripla has been used extensively for a number of years now and there have not been any reports that I'm aware of... Read more »

CNS penetration of Atripla/Ziagen/Isentress

AIDS patients need CNS penetrating anti-vral drugs, right Dr.? In order to bettter fight dementia, memory loss, etc., right? so, how do isentress, Ziagen and 3-in-1 Atripla stack up? Thanz!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...good CNS penetration; efavirenz and emtricitabine have intermediate penetration; and tenofovir has only low CNS penetration. (Atripla is a combination of efavirenz, emtricitabine and tenofovir.) I'll reprint below some information from the... Read more »

Pasar deTruvada + Efavirenz a Atripla

Buenos Das Doc, le escribo desde Buenos Aires, hace un ao me diagnosticaronAbril/2007 CD4 420 CV 115.000Junio/2007 CD4 317Julio/2007 CD4 322 CV 18.200Sept/2007 CD4 345Nov/2007 CD4 388 CV 20.600Feb/2008 CD4 376 CV 35.800Marzo/2008 CD4 361La idea es...
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
...combinacin, uno de los regimenes preferidos por su eficaz, su durabilidad y su tolerabilidad. Y podrs pasarte de este rgimen a Atripla sin correr ningn riesgo porque estos regimenes son idnticos. Hay varios factores que influyen en la tendencia... 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 »

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

...Cafergot), bepridil, pimozide, and St.John's wort should not be used with efavirenz. Efavirenz is also not recommended with atripla. Efavirenz may change the effects of some birth control pills. A second method of birth control should be used... 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 »

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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Efavirenz: ways to fight its sleep-reduction.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...If Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute Read more »


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 »

1st Month With Atripla

Posted by wonderboy21, 3 Replies
...1st Month with atripla and everything is going just fine. i love my get well pill as my best friend puts it. I Have Had NO SIDE EFFECTS AT ALL.. i was Read more »

Atripla Dreams

Posted by AtriplaUser, 1 Reply
...Hey, Anyone out there figured out a way to control these dreams that Sustiva in Atripla brings? Also I hear that African American's absorb the drug at a higher rate causing more issues. Anyone figured out a way Read more »