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Is It Save To Take Amino Acid Supplements And Atripla

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AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

... What Is Atripla? Who Should Take Atripla? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Atripla Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Atripla React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral
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Change to Atripla to save on medication costs and maintain undetctable VL

I've been positive 20 years. Meds for 19 years. Currently take Norvir, Reyataz, Viread, and Viramune - paying $120/ea med for 3 month supply. Resistance tests done last year only reflected resistance to AZT. VL is undetectable and T cell count is...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...have received one or both of these drugs somewhere in the past. If you ever had a K103N, Y181C, or other major NNRTI mutation, Atripla would not be an option.If you ever were treated with an efavirenz or nevirapine-based regimen and experienced... Read more »

Medication reaction with amino acid supplements

After about a year of taking weight lifting supplements, I figured out some "problems" I had were related to something in these supplements and the meds I take. Well, a safe presumption.I am on Reyataz, Viread, 3TC, Norvir. Very well tolerated.The...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...when on antiretroviral therapy. I am not aware of specific problems that have been reported when using protease inhibitors and amino acid supplements though the topic has not been well studied. If any reader is aware of a reference please post! KH Read more »

Quercetin-Black Tea/Green Tea and Atripla

Is there any interaction between Black or Green Tea and Atripla. Both teas have the antioxidant quercetin which is supposed to help the immune system, according to The University of Michigan. Please advise!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to my knowledge no data on drug interaction (or effectiveness) between black or green tea and efavirenz or Atripla. If any reader knows of a reference please post. I would not expect a clinically significant interaction but recommend informing Read more »

Atripla and ALRI Poison Fat Burning Supplement

Hi Doctor,I've bought these fat burning supplement pills, and I take Atripla once every night for my HIV. Do any of these ingredients ring any alarm bells in terms of drug interaction with atripla? I am specifically worried about the bit where it...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Atripla does not contain a MAO inhibitor. Efavirenz is metabolized by the liver so one does have to watch for side effects. I recommend Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

... Combo Drug Common Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase Read more »
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...months of co-pay savings and covers Kaletra plus up to two other ARVs, no income or co-pay eligibility criteria. Patients can save up to $50 per month toward their Kaletra co-pay, plus up to $100 of the cost of other HIV medications (up to $50... Read more »
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Atripla at low low price

Posted by DjFresh, 1 Reply
...strength, but LOW COST. If you're not satisfied then I will refund your money back ! Join hundreds of others people who are now saving lots of valuable money by purchasing from Canada. Please send any questions to djfreshpac@hotmail.com . A... Read more »

Atripla and weight gain

Posted by mimilove, 2 Replies
...then. I am undetectable and my cd4 is in the 700's....don't get me wrong, I am not bothered about taking this medication...it saved my life. I just want some clarification about the weight gain. I am a beautiful 45 year old and have put on... Read more »

Atripla

Posted by pincushion, 1 Reply
...I just found out I was hiv positive and decided to start meds right away. I was put on Atripla and haven't had any side effects so far. It's been two weeks. Is this normal? Read more »

Atripla and headache question

Posted by jdsv, 2 Replies
...I've been taking Atripla for 1 month now and seem to have kept a medium to sometimes severe headache almost the entire time. I also had two root canals Read more »