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Should I Take Atripla If I Have Hiv

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Atripla, HIV and Heart Disease

Hi:I've been undet. for 17 years w/meds, currently Atripla. My Cd 4 is around 900. I'm 59 and otherwise healthy. Does Atripla increase the risk of heart disease? Also, is being + an independent risk factor for heart disease even when a VL...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting.There's a lot written about HIV and heart disease- first and foremost is an important understanding that untreated HIV is definitely a risk factor for heart problems. Being on treatment with an undetectable HIV... Read more »

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Day 95: HIV, Atripla and Depression (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . Recently I have developed some symptoms of depression. There are 4 percent of... Read more »
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Day 101 Since HIV Diagnosis: Atripla Update (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . Just a video to touch on the importance of support groups, and also the side... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

European Union: Panel Says European Drug Agency Should Approve Combination HIV Drug Atripla

Gilead Sciences Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., and Merck & Co. said Thursday the EU's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, part of the European Medicines Agency, has recommended its once-a-day HIV drug Atripla be approved for sale.... Read more »
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead's Quad Single Tablet Regimen for HIV Non-Inferior to Atripla in Pivotal Phase 3 Study

Seattle, Wash. -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced full Phase 3 clinical trial results from pivotal Study 102 demonstrating that the Quad, a once-daily single tablet regimen of elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine and... Read more »
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HIV / Atripla & Bikram Yoga???

Posted by Surfer, 3 Replies
Has anyone tried this? I have been on Atripla now for a few months and recently started Bikram Yoga. I used to practice Bikram before finding out the news and stopped. Just want to hear other peoples view on it.

Thank you. Read more »

Have HIV and on Atripla with a question

Posted by Starboy, 4 Replies
Hi All:
I have been on Atripla since it first came out and recently notice that I seem to be not allergic to Poision Ivy anymore. Was wondering if any one else has a similar experience. I have been working in my woods all week in Poision Ivy which I... Read more »

HIV+ & recently started Truvada or Atripla

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Atripla side effects (what not someone else with Atripla Drama)

Posted by Kenn, 3 Replies
Looking for another opinion if I should continue with Atripla and try to ride out the next two weeks or stop and try another medication. I'm on day 5, I have a history of anxiety and so far this has been multiplied two fold. I have been walking... Read more »