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Long Term Side Effects Of Nevirapine

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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 »

Treatment change due to side effects

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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 »

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Posted by motherinlaw, 3 Replies
...where this will lead, but she is going to go stay with her mother who will "nag" her to take her meds. This does not seem lke a long term solution unless she intends to stay with her mother. The doctors strongly advised her to stay in the... Read more »

Going on Meds

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...now says it is time for me to go onto meds. I am looking for some friendly advice on 2 issues: (1) I assume I will have some side effects from the drugs and may have to take time off work but dont want to tell my boss what is causing my sickness.... Read more »

i need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...one of those "my life sucks days" why? because it does, well not really, just lately i've been feeling like it. how do you "long term survivors" do this. these drugs are killing me, i can feel it. any advice on how to make this work? and... Read more »