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Monthly Increase Of Cd4 On Atripla

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CD4 count 7 months after beginning Atripla

Dear Doctor, I started the Atripla combination at the beginning of May 2009 when my CD4 was 174 and 8% with a VL of 40,000. 3 months later CD4 stood at 311 and 10%with VL 114. Today I have received my results (7 months after starting Atripla) my...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...until your next visit.2. No. Your response has been great, and I would predict that you will see both your CD4 count and percent increase some more. Read more »

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...believed the impact on individuals with liver disease should be minimal. Potential drug interactions: Videx levels are increased with Viread (a drug also found in Truvada and Atripla); therefore, use with caution and monitor closely when... Read more »
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...i started atripla about 10 days ago. i thought i would share my experience since i had read about some experiences with the drug that made me Read more »

Atripla and Sex..

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starting treatment - Atripla ?

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...after a lot of blood work .. physicals etc etc .. Dr. has recomended me to start Atripla, honestly im nervous . Cd4 count is low and VL high, has to do with me being infected just recently (6-8months ago) I need info on it !! please from Read more »

Over 50 and just tested positive - meds adjustment

Posted by calguy2009, 3 Replies
...Hi, newly infected and over 50. I found out in May and started meds 5 weeks ago. Had to stop Atripla after 3 weeks - a night mare. Now on Epzicom and Viramune for 2 weeks and will start 2x dosing Viramune tonight. Question - Read more »