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Doses Of Atripla Efavirenz

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Atripla+Extra dose of Efavirenz 200 mg

Hi Doc,I live in Australia and been diagnosed with HIV + active TB on January 2011.Now i still on TB medication ( Rifadin + Isoniazid) and for HIV i took Atripla once a day. My VL now 209 and CD4 Count 504.My doctor told me to have extra dose of...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear Ivan,Your doctor is correct in adding the extra 200 mg of efavirenz while you are on TB treatment.This is because the rifadin (rifampin) will cause a DECREASE in the efavirenz level, which is compenated for by the extra 200 mg capsule.Once the... Read more »

Viraday/Atripla vs Efavirenz+Lamivudine+Abacavir

Dear doctor,I am a 25 yr old male, from India diagnosed in July 2012. I have been on Viraday (same... Read more »
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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 antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
HIV i-Base

20% People Switch Atripla Due to Efavirenz Side Effects: Late Switches Are Common

The experience from use of fixed-dose combination, efavirenz-based treatment (Atripla) as first-line therapy in the UK was published ahead of print in the journal AIDS. This analysis included 472 patients from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital... Read more »
AIDSinfo

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): EFV/FTC/TDF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Atripla can cause serious, life-threatening side... Read more »
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FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Choosing Atripla | Side Effects | When to Take Atripla Choosing Atripla How can I tell if Atripla is right for me? Can I... Read more »
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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 around this?
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For those on the Atripla regimen

Posted by Pos_in_Thailand
I am giving a URL for a very interesting and complete drug interactions database. If you are on Atripla, and are on or will be needing to take any medication for any reason, you can type it's name in the search and see if there is a known... Read more »

High Sex Drive and Atripla

Posted by malcolm, 4 Replies
I started Atripla a few days ago and since I get really horny at night. I take it around 10 p.m. just after having some turkey slices. During the night I wake my boy up and pound away. He says I should not be concerned but is it unusual? I can't... 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 looking forward to those crazy dreams everyone was talking about but nope not for me. so if anyone... Read more »