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Generic Drug For Atripla

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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

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 outside the U.S. under the PEPFAR program (see Fact Sheet 475 ). The drugs in Atripla are a...
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Canadian generic Atripla

I noticed that the FDA under the Presidents Emergency Plan from 2004 has granted approvals to several manuf's outside the USA for the 3 drugs in Atripla. Several generics now listed thru Canadian Pharm's,should I trust the formulations?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generic drugs available through PEPFAR generally can be trusted from the quality standpoint. KH... Read more »

Generic Atripla?

I am currently taking Atripla, at close to $1,500 a month. I found online a Generic Form of Atripla called Viraday, it says it has the same combination of drugs, however the cost is around $1,400 for 6 months supply. Is this the god send I have...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Viraday is a drug made by the Indian pharmaceutical company Cipla. It is a generic version of Atripla. However, I am unaware of any way that people living in the US or Europe can access this medication. In addition, I do not know of any studies... Read more »

Generic Atripla

I was diagnosed about a year ago. Started on Atripla right away. CD4 went from 410 to 799; viral load from 105,000 to undetectable. Will be losing my Rx insurance and no way I can afford brand name Atripla on my own. I see ads on the Internet for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.There is no generic "Atripla". There is a generic combination of the medications in Atripla (tenofovir, emtricitabine and efavirenz) that are manufactured in India marketed under the name Viraday (and... Read more »

Insurance Endings Going From Atripla to Self Pay Generic

I just read the question about the person with the unplanned 4 week break from Atripla. I am doing my best to make sure the same does not happen to me. By that time I will be just a couple months shy of being on Atripla for 3 years. The results...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Since Viraday and Atripla contain the same medications, there shouldn't be any problem in switching from one brand to the other. (Viraday is not available in the US and Europe) A possible alternative to explore,... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Pre employment drug testing and Atripla

Posted by ImaNiceGuy, 3 Replies
I am aware that a drug test can show false positive if you take Atripla. Was wondering if most drug testing facilities know to use more specific test when you list Atripla as your medication.

Anyone here had recent experience with pre employment drug... 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 ! As you might have guessed I am in Canada and I am operating a small... Read more »

Free Hiv meds(generic) in Malaysia and Thailand?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone knows what types of drug are available over there? I've done some googling and apparently both Malaysia as well Thailand are dispensing Hiv medications for free over there (generic). Read more »