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Long Term Side Effects Of Efavirenz

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no side efficts

i started my meds 4 months ago ( truvada + efavirenz) my v.l was not detected and my cd4 was 264 ( 14 % ). now my v.l still not detected and my cd4 is 691 ( 24 % ). till now no side efficts . is that mean side efficts will not habben or may be that...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...from your HIV regimen are experienced early so you off to a great start. Serious side effects rarely develop later on therapy. Long term results with effective regimens like Truvada + efavirenz have been very encouraging with the expectation... Read more »

Atripla - Long Term Side Effects

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Efavirenz Long-Term Side Effects

...In a previous CATIE News story, we noted research on the anti-HIV drug efavirenz (Sustiva, Stocrin) and its side effects, particularly those affecting the brain or CNS (central nervous system). These side effects commonly appear during the Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

...all settings, FTC is only used in one of the fixed dose combinations previously listed. While its use is often associated with long term successful virus suppression, it is one of the drugs in the regimen to which resistance is commonly observed... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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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Ridiculous night-time brain-acitivity

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...Efavirenz (Sustiva) for a year. This was about two years ago. And I was one of the several-in-a-thousand who had serious mental side-effects from it. The main problem was horrific dreams that woke me at about 2am and in such a state of panic... Read more »

Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies
So I was seeing quacks in some podunk town back in october, and they didn't know what they were doing. My numbers were not good ( cd4 99 VL 88K) but I didn't start meds they put me on antibiotics to prevent PCP but it only made me break out in a... Read more »

New to the bulletin boards? Introduce yourself!

Posted by TheBody, 34 Replies
Welcome to The Body's "Living With HIV" forum. You'll find many supportive and knowledgeable individuals who can relate to what you're going through. Take a moment to say hi and, if you want, tell us a little bit about yourself! Read more »

Hi I'm new

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
Hi to all I would like to introduce myself. I am a 55 year old Male living in Australia. I was diagnosed early 2008 which makes me a relatively new addition to the HIV family. I am currently not working and have not since my diagnosis. I would like... Read more »