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Hiv Atripla Low Platelets

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HIV Low Platelet

I too have been positive for 20 Years with no anti-virals. Mr Dr. suggested starting me on HIV Anti-Virals despite my levels were still undetectable and Cd-4 was 480. I resisted. But I bruise severely. My platlets are 13000 and they were 21000....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sometimes low platelets can be the result of HIV infection, and HIV treatment can sometimes resolve the situation. It is good you have sought the advice of a hematologist. He may correct that you have an immune reaction that is causing a low... Read more »

Platelets and Atripla

I was diagnosed as HIV positive in 6.09 and beganm taking Atripla after resistance testing frm an... Read more »

Improving labs but low platelets

I was diagnosed in 6.2009 and have been taking Atripla now for since 7.22.2009. My lab tests were... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Are Platelets a Window Into the Brain?

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Atripla, Vivid Dreams and Getting Past the Undetectable Brick Wall

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Almost Three Quarters of Adults in U.S. HIV Group Have Low Vitamin D

Nearly three quarters of HIV-positive adults in a fourcityUS study had low levels of vitamin D, which is essentialfor healthy bones and good general health. 1 Blacks and Hispanics had a higher risk of vitamin Ddeficiency than whites. Some risk... Read more »
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LOW platelet and joint pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am 32 male from toronto. I have been diagnosed to low platetlet in 1997 and range is 45 to 95. It goes up and down but mostly i am within this range. I was told by my bood specialist that ITP. They don't know the cause of it. Well, same time... 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 »

starting treatment - Atripla ?

Posted by neneroc, 7 Replies
after a lot of blood work .. physicals etc etc .. Dr. has recomended me to start Atripla, honestly im nervous . Cd4 count is low and VL high, has to do with me being infected just recently (6-8months ago)

I need info on it !! please

from what ive... Read more »

Have HIV and on Atripla with a question

Posted by Starboy, 4 Replies
Hi All:
I have been on Atripla since it first came out and recently notice that I seem to be not allergic to Poision Ivy anymore. Was wondering if any one else has a similar experience. I have been working in my woods all week in Poision Ivy which I... Read more »