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Contracting Hiv While On Atripla

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Atripla and Tamilflu tiny VL increase

I have just seen my HIV specialist for the results of my recent blood work up and have had a tiny increase in my viral load from 40 to 56. The specialist said that he thought it might be due to the Tamiflu I was given when my partner contracted...
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
...Unlikely that tamiflu would interact with your HIV meds or the virus to cause this. I am not concerned. This is what we refer to as a viral load blip and is seen not infrequently. Read more »

company changing health insurance plan that denies coverage to HIV people

I am HIV positive self employed realtor and my company provides group insurance (Aetna). I joined... Read more »

How many days can I safely skip taking Atripla with no consequences?

Hello,I'm a 42 yo woman living in the UK. I've been diagnosed HIV+ in October 2009, and started... Read more »
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...those who can't afford them or do not have private insurance or drug coverage under another program such as Medicare or a state AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP). Eligibility is based on income and varies from company to company. Exceptions can... Read more »
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The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...inhibitors (NRTIs). NNRTIs and NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir DF are approved individually by the FDA for the treatment... Read more »
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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) used to fight HIV: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir (Viread). Atripla is manufactured by Gilead and... Read more »
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Just dignosed HIV+ in the Army

Posted by lkn4u, 14 Replies
...Hello all, I have just been given the news I am HIV+ and I am overseas right now and I guess will be sent back to the states very very soon. I have almost 20 years in service and Read more »

My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
...out of bed. Yesterday he called me after getting his blood test results. Even though I knew in theory that he was likely HIV + I was devastated to hear he's been diagnosed with "full-blown" AIDS as he put it. His life has been hell for a... Read more »

CD4, 320 , Viral load 26000, what to do??????

Posted by david73, 8 Replies
...Hi ,I'm a 36 yr old ,new to this site and new to this world of hiv. I have a Dr . that specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in Read more »

cost of hiv

Posted by hopefulone, 8 Replies
...curious...what is the cost of hiv in terms of medical treatment...i am not currently on medicine and am curious what the disease costs some of you guys on an annual Read more »