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Side Effects Of Atripla Efavirenz

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Side effects Atripla vs. (Abacavir + Lamivudine + Efavirenz)?

Hello,I am an international student currently studying in the United States but that may eventually have to go back to South America. I was detected HIV last December, and I know the infection occurred last summer. I have been following my viral...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most patients would do OK if switching from Atripla to efavirenz + lamivudine + abacavir (particularly if HLA B5701 negative). The major issue with starting efavirenz + lamivudine Read more »

Side Effects of Atripla

I commenced on Atripla on February 2nd 2009. I am having some side effects which are by no means... Read more »

Is Morning Lightheadiness a side effect of Atripla?

Hi Doc, I have been on Atripla for 2 months with really no bad side effects, except after waking up... Read more »
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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

... What Is Atripla? Who Should Take Atripla? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Atripla Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Atripla React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...emtricitabine (Emtriva), and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir DF or Viread). Efavirenz is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). Both emtricitabine and tenofovir DF are medicines called... Read more »
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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 »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

...ef-FAH-ver-enz Brand Name: Sustiva Other Name(s): DMP-266, EFV, L 743726, Stocrin Drug Class: Non-nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Efavirenz, also known as EFV or Sustiva, is a type of medicine called a... Read more »
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1st Month With Atripla

Posted by wonderboy21, 3 Replies
...1st Month with atripla and everything is going just fine. i love my get well pill as my best friend puts it. I Have Had NO SIDE EFFECTS AT ALL.. i was looking forward to those crazy dreams everyone was talking about but nope not for me. so if... Read more »

Atripla Dreams

Posted by AtriplaUser, 1 Reply
...Hey, Anyone out there figured out a way to control these dreams that Sustiva in Atripla brings? Also I hear that African American's absorb the drug at a higher rate causing more issues. Anyone figured out a way Read more »

Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies
...results back this Tuesday and I am pretty sure that they will recommend that I get started on meds. My concern is that I hear Atripla causes severe emotional issues and weird dreams in some people, and I think I am already emotionally imbalanced... Read more »

Experience with Provigal, Issentress or Prevista?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...reach the target level So far I notice that I am more energetic. The drug does make my heart beat faster, but I am told this side effect will go away. My Infectious disease specialist has prescribed Issentress and Prevista. Does anyone have... Read more »