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Crystals In Urine And Atripla

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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...experiences joint or muscle pain and weakness, trouble breathing, stomach pain with nausea or vomiting, feeling of cold (especially in the arms and legs), dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeat, yellowing of skin, dark-colored urine, light-colored stools, or loss of appetite. Individuals should tell a doctor if they have any of these side effects. Some side effects may not be serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the...
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Frequent urination after atripla

It's been 2 days since I started atripla and I pee a lot. Why is that?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...effects can have odd manifestations such as urinary frequency. More often there may be other issues such as high blood sugar or urine infection that may warrant discussion with your HIV provider. KH Read more »

Quercetin-Black Tea/Green Tea and Atripla

Is there any interaction between Black or Green Tea and Atripla. Both teas have the antioxidant quercetin which is supposed to help the immune system, according to The University of Michigan. Please advise!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to my knowledge no data on drug interaction (or effectiveness) between black or green tea and efavirenz or Atripla. If any reader knows of a reference please post. I would not expect a clinically significant interaction but recommend informing Read more »

atripla and crystal

If I party on occasion(once evey 3 or 4 months)and take my atripla as prescribed how dangerous is that?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Simply stated, I'm not a fan of methamphetamine. I've seen far too many of my patients lose their livelihood, family and health over this. BY Read more »

Urinating frequently

Is urinating frequently associated with hiv or treatment(atripla)
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...in the general population. In the absence of renal problems related to the tenofovir there has not been a clear link between Atripla and bladder/urinary tract dysfunciton. KH 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...methamphetamine? How is methamphetamine produced? What can one expect when coming down or withdrawing from meth? Does crystal meth cause better sex? Why is there an association between crystal and viruses like HIV and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...Pancreatitis can be life-threatening and may cause pain in the stomach and back, along with nausea, vomiting, and blood in the urine. Risks for pancreatitis include higher than recommended doses of NRTIs, advanced HIV, and alcohol use. Stop all... Read more »
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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 »

Atripla question

Posted by pozmarie, 1 Reply
...I have been taking Atripla for approx. 2 years and am noticing slight body fat changes... accumulation around my abdomin and thinning in my legs/butt. Read more »

Atripla at low low price

Posted by DjFresh, 1 Reply
...Hello, I have searched the soaring prices of Atripla in the US, and it came to my attention that I can offer people who need to take this medication at the fraction of the price Read more »

Atripla and headache question

Posted by jdsv, 2 Replies
...I've been taking Atripla for 1 month now and seem to have kept a medium to sometimes severe headache almost the entire time. I also had two root canals Read more »