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Rash Due To Atripla After 1 Year

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Rash from Atripla after 1 year?

I have been taking Atripla for 14 months. I am currently undetectable and my CD4's are at 281. I didn't experience the rash that sometimes comes along with this drug initially. I have had a rash on my stomach, legs and arms for almost 2 weeks. The...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...A rash directly related to Atripla (most often efavirenz component) would rarely develop > 3-6 months after starting so most likely other explanation. KH Read more »

reoccurring rash on back

Hi Dr, Thanks so much for all you do! I have been hiv pos for 2 years, been on Atripla 1 year. I... Read more »

Red blotchiness on my arms and legs

I have been on Atripla for a couple years now. this past summer I Noticed red blotches on the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...treatment guidelines. Atripla is one of the most commonly prescribed medications for those taking HIV medicine for the first time due to ease of taking one pill, once a day. A great benefit: the single tablet cuts the number of insurance co-pays.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


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...Hi, all...thank you, everyone, for your posts. 11 years poz and I just got my first batch of Atripla. I'm a little terrified. The side effects sound a little harsh. My sleeping Read more »