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Hiv Atripla And Joint Problems

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ATRIPLA and Avascular Necrosis/Joint Pain

I am 43-tr old gay male with HIV. I was started on Sustiva/Truvada/Combivir in 2003 when I was diagnosed. Within 3 months, my viral load went to undetectable and has remained there. In 2006, I was switched to Atripla, which is a fixed dose...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is anecdotal level assocaition of Atripla with avascular necrosis of the femur but no clear signal has emerged from numerous clinical trials and observational data basis. Tenofovir has been linked to bone problems (osteoporosis and... Read more »

joint pains associated with atripla

I have been on atripla for 4 years now and wonder if it can cause problems with joints in legs,... Read more »

hiv+extremely overweight with joint problems

i am 46yrs. old weighe270lbs. and 6'1" tall.I have avascular necrosis[a.v.n.]have had one... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead to Sell Atripla in Canada

Expanding on their US joint venture launched in December 2004, drug makers Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Gilead Sciences have agreed to market their once-daily HIV treatment Atripla in Canada, pending approval by Health Canada. The companies will... Read more »
Project Inform

Study Shows People Can Safely Switch to Atripla

Results from a study presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC found that people on a stable, suppressive HIV regimen can maintain control of their HIV if they switch to the fixed-dose combination pill Atripla (efavirenz +... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

ViiV Vows Joint Venture Will Help Fight HIV

On Nov. 3, drug makers Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline officially launched their joint HIV venture, a company called ViiV Healthcare. Some observers hail the effort as a way of sharing the business risks and costs of drug development. Others are wary it... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Urgent Notice Of Joint HOPWA/Ryan White SPNS Competitions For New "HIV Multiple Diagnoses Initiative"

HUD and HHS have published separate notices in today's Federal Register (2/28/96) , announcing a new joint initiative for multiply-diagnosed homeless persons who are living with HIV/AIDS and have chronic alcohol and/or other drug abuse problems... Read more »
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Joint pain and Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does any one know the correlation between pain in the joints and skin conditions such as subheroic dermititis to HIV. My contact was about a year ago (protected sex with an escort) and for the last 6 months I have had rashes and pain in the various... Read more »

Achy Joints from my meds......

Posted by harcase116, 4 Replies
I would like to know what would be the best thing for me to deal with my achy joints, I take Atripla don't have too much side effects from it just the ache joints! I have been taking over the counter pain medicines but it has not help ! Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »

Atripla side effects (what not someone else with Atripla Drama)

Posted by Kenn, 3 Replies
Looking for another opinion if I should continue with Atripla and try to ride out the next two weeks or stop and try another medication. I'm on day 5, I have a history of anxiety and so far this has been multiplied two fold. I have been walking... Read more »