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How Long Does Diarrea Side Effects Last With Atripla

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Atripla - Long Term Side Effects

Is it common for someone on Atripla to continue to experience side effects such as weight gain in the back of the neck and belly, and the odd sickly feeling?I have been on atripla for 2 years and had no problems, except since starting i have put on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to see if revamping the diet would be advise. The odd sickly feeling is not normal from Atripla after the first 2-4 weeks. Besides a medical assessment looking for other causes, the efavirenz and less often the tenofovir can make some patients... Read more »

Atripla: Long Term Side Effects?

Hi Dr. Henry. I am not currently taking Atripla; however, my HIV specialist says that it'll... Read more »

Side Effects of Atripla

I commenced on Atripla on February 2nd 2009. I am having some side effects which are by no means... Read more »
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Atripla

...emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTI or nukes) and non-nucleoside... Read more »
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... Choosing Atripla | Side Effects | When to Take Atripla Choosing Atripla I have HIV and hepatitis B, and my doctor wants me to start treatment Read more »
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Emtriva

... Common Name: emtricitabine or FTC Brand Name: Emtriva Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg capsule once Read more »
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Sustiva

... Common Name: efavirenz Brand Name: Sustiva Class: non-nucleoside analogs (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NNRTIs or non-nukes) Standard dose: One 600 mg tablet, Read more »
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atripla experience

Posted by hopefulone, 13 Replies
...very nervous. i have been pleasantly surprised with the drug thus far. i was particularly worried, but to date i have had no side effects. i had vivid dreams the first two nights and thus far that has been it. they were quite imaginative in... Read more »

Tested pos in June 2010 (Atripla)

Posted by Timothy, 5 Replies
...Tested Pos in June of this year, I got my CD4 count at 255 and my VL at 225,000. I was put on Atripla a few weeks ago so just waiting till the next visit to see if my count is going up any. The Atripla has made me very sleepy Read more »

starting treatment - Atripla ?

Posted by neneroc, 7 Replies
...with me being infected just recently (6-8months ago) I need info on it !! please from what ive heard from my bestfriend the side effects are very similar to HELL .. Read more »

Meds - How long to adjust?

Posted by calguy2009, 2 Replies
...3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - I have long bouts of fatigue, with spurts of some energy and no appetite to speak of. I'm hoping that this will pass. How long... Read more »