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How Long Does It Take To Get Used To Atripla

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How long does Atripla rash remain after stopping the medication?

After about two and a half months of taking Atripla, I have stopped taking it due to a persistant and severe rash. My doctor said I should stop taking it immediately and once the rash disappeared she would have me resume my former regimen. It has...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It can take up to 2-4 weeks for efavirenz rash. Stopping Atripla can in some cases result in efavirenz and other drug resistance so some experts recommend using other HIV meds to cover that situation or simply switch back to previously tolerated... Read more »

Long-term Atripla

I am concerned about the long-term affects on my body by taking Atripla. I went to my case-worker... Read more »

Long time Atripla user concerned about mood changes

I was diagnosed with HIV 8 years ago and I have been using Atripla for the entire time (even before... Read more »
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FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

Don't see your question? Ask it in our Choosing Your Meds forum or Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment forum ! Choosing Atripla | Side Effects | When to Take Atripla Choosing Atripla How can I tell if Atripla is right for me? Can I... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Switching From Atripla to Complera

Now that the best-selling Atripla has a real competitor, an important question becomes, can people switch from Atripla to the new Complera? While switching to a new and improved drug or regimen is common, there was a concern about switching here... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Approval of Atripla

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today (July 12, 2006) approved Atripla Tablets, a new fixed-dose combination of three widely used antiretroviral drugs, to be taken in a single tablet once a day, alone or in combination with other... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

Brand name: Atripla Generic name: efavirenz/emtricitabine/tenofovir, or EFV/FTC/TDF Class: NNRTI and NRTI -- single-tablet regimen (STR) Manufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb, www.bms.com , (800) 321-1335, and Gilead Sciences, www.gilead.com... Read more »
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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 »

Anyone else on Atripla?

Posted by verrucktpj, 2 Replies
How long on the dizzies last when starting Atripla? I've been on it for about 7 weeks? Read more »

stopping medication (atripla)

Posted by JavierNYC, 1 Reply
i have been taking atripla and i was very sedated for attempting suicied so i didnt take my medication for two maybe three days not to sure, is this long enough for the virus to be resistant to the medication, can anyone give some advice on this... Read more »

Atripla

Posted by keepingfaith, 4 Replies
I was wondering how long after starting Atripla does your viral loads come undetectable??? Mines currently are 62,270+ CD4 278. Read more »