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Cognitive Side Effects Of Atripla

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Lipodystrophy on Trizivir, now what?

I did well on Trizivir for years but then got tired of the lipodystrophy and decided to try something diffrent. My doc suggested Atripa but after one dose (at night) the next morning I couldnt walk straight and felt super weird, almost like I was...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...head. Another approach would be to combine the integrase inhibitor Isentress (raltegravir) with Truvada. This would avoid the cognitive side effects of Atripla, but would likely be as effective. Good luck! Read more »

memory lapse as side effects of atripla

i have been on atripla for over year. i have horrible dreams as one of the side effects of the... Read more »

Sleepless Nite from Sustiva!

Dr. Ive started taking Atripla about 2-3 weeks ago and 1 day afterwards I started suffering from... Read more »
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Combivir

...zidovudine (AZT) and lamivudine (3TC) Brand Name: Combivir Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three... Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF or Viread). Efavirenz is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). Both emtricitabine and tenofovir DF are medicines called... Read more »
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Atripla

..., 1 (800) 321-1335 and Gilead Sciences, www.gilead.com , 1 (800) GILEAD5 (445-3235), or www.atripla.com Potential side effects and toxicity: See the drugs contained in Atripla -- Sustiva, Emtriva, and Viread. Diarrhea, nausea, fatigue,... 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 »

Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies
...results back this Tuesday and I am pretty sure that they will recommend that I get started on meds. My concern is that I hear Atripla causes severe emotional issues and weird dreams in some people, and I think I am already emotionally imbalanced... Read more »

Atripla

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
...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 looking forward to those crazy dreams everyone was talking about but nope not for me. so if anyone... Read more »