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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...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 (ARVs) used to fight HIV: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir (Viread). Atripla is manufactured by Gilead and Bristol-Myers Squibb. It is the first tablet that includes a complete antiretroviral regimen. A generic version was approved for sale...
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emtricitabine, tenofovir, efavirenz first line offensive

I use the term "first line offensive" with strong conviction to anyone considering beginning treatment. I was diagnosed HIV positive in April of 2003 and suspect having been HIV positive for some time prior to that given the last time I had been...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your thoughtful post.The combination of tenofovir (Viread)/ emtricitabine (Emtriva)/ efavirenz (Sustiva) is a newer low pill count option for first line treatment of HIV. While there aren't any formally Read more »

1st time on meds l need once daily meds

Hi Dr Robert, you are a very special man, thank you so much for your views on hiv,my cd4 is 300 at the moment and l am ready to start meds for the first time,could you please let me know the once daily meds that are availble, Also Dr Robert what are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...once-per-day regimen is Atripla, a convenient once-per-day tablet that contains three antiretroviral medications (efavirenz, emtricitabine and tenofovir). There are also other once daily options, but these involve taking more than one tablet.... Read more »


What is a natural alternative to lexapro or other antidepresants while taking atripla? Thanks for your time and effort!
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Atripla is a fixed-dose combination of efavirenz, emtricitabine and tenofovir. Efavirenz is known to be associated with the development of depression. Depending on the severity and duration Read more »

Interferon induced psychosis or something else?

My husband was diagnosed with HIV/HCV about two and a half years ago.His baseline CD4 was 200 and he was started on Atripla right away. Last fall he also started HCV treatment with interferon and ribavirin. He showed excellent results 4 weeks later...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...discontinuation of the drug. Instead he became much worse.2. I personally would change his Atripla (which includes efavirenz, emtricitabine, tenofovir) to another HIV regimen to be certain that his symptoms are not related to the efavirenz... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

La Guía Annual de Medicamentos para el VIH: Atripla (Efavirenz/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir DF, EFV/FTC/TDF)

...   Nombre de Marca: Atripla Nombre Común: efavirenz, emtricitabine, y tenofovir DF Clase: Combinación doble-clase de dosis fija; régimen de una sola dosis -- nucleócidos análogos (también Read more »
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

...bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Sustiva® (efavirenz) and Gilead's Truvada® (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) with the components that make up the new combination. The... Read more »

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral drugs: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF or Viread). Efavirenz is a type of medicine... Read more »

Atripla (Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF)

...Phone: 800-321-1335 Atripla Gilead Sciences Inc Phone: 800-445-3235 Phone for calls about Atripla: 866-290-4767 Efavirenz/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Bristol - Myers Squibb Co PO Box 4500 Princeton, NJ 08543-4500 Phone:... Read more »
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testing info

Posted by Anonymous
...Composition Tests 157. Microbicides 158. AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings 408. Salvage Therapy 439. Atripla (efavirenz + emtricitabine + tenofovir) 449. Tipranavir (Aptivus) 450. Darunavir (Prezista) 702. Ayurvedic Medicine Print This... Read more »

New to the bulletin boards? Introduce yourself!

Posted by TheBody, 34 Replies
Welcome to The Body's "Living With HIV" forum. You'll find many supportive and knowledgeable individuals who can relate to what you're going through. Take a moment to say hi and, if you want, tell us a little bit about yourself! Read more »

Urge segunda opinion

Posted by Edy, 1 Reply
...problema es que me hicieron un genotipo y segun el resultado sali resistente a: Efavirenz Nevirapine Lamivudine Didanosine Abacavir Emtricitabine Mi doctora me pinto un panarama muy pesimista y medijo que solo tengo una opcion de esquema:... Read more »

Thanks for your support and any more advice?

Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
I want to thank everyone for their support and help. I posted this in response to my own previous posting and felt it might have gotten lost in the shuffle and so am reposting. I have just spoken to my son again. He was finally able to convince... Read more »