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Dealing With The Side Effects Of Atripla

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Is Morning Lightheadiness a side effect of Atripla?

Hi Doc, I have been on Atripla for 2 months with really no bad side effects, except after waking up I have this feeling in my head, lightheadiness and it feels like I have a hat on my head, it's wierd! I have to sit for about 5 min. then it goes...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...raltegravir or a boosted protease inhibitor for example depending on background resistance and treatmetn history) would be worth considering if that complaint remains annoying to you. KH Read more »

Is bloating a side effect of ATRIPLA?

I was diagnosed HIV+ 6 months ago. CD4 count is 44, viral load is 185,000. I've been on ATRIPLA for... Read more »

Side Effects of Atripla

I commenced on Atripla on February 2nd 2009. I am having some side effects which are by no means... Read more »
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FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Choosing Atripla | Side Effects | When to Take Atripla Choosing Atripla I have HIV and hepatitis B, and my doctor wants me to start treatment 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 »
AIDSinfo

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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

...emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTI or nukes) and non-nucleoside... Read more »
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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 experience

Posted by hopefulone, 13 Replies
...very nervous. i have been pleasantly surprised with the drug thus far. i was particularly worried, but to date i have had no side effects. i had vivid dreams the first two nights and thus far that has been it. they were quite imaginative in... 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 »

HELP! Took Atripla By Mistake

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
...during the day, but I can't seem to find it. Can someone direct me to that post....or is there someone experienced with taking Atripla during the day who can tell me what to be prepared for? I remember that they can sometimes cause drossiness,... Read more »