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Side Effects Of Hiv One Pill Treatment

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The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

... First Things First Choosing an HIV Drug Regimen Resistance Sequencing Adherence Dosing Schedule Taking Your Pills Side Effects Putting It All Together First Things First When you and your health care provider decide the time is right for you tostart treatment, there are things you can do to set yourself up for success.The first step is to
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Hi my doctor started me on atripla as a clinical study here in los angeles and i love my once a day pill im still young 23yrs old so it works best for my type of schedule. question i have no side effects at all. i go back for my test results next...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The lack of side effects when taking Atripla is a good break for you (occurs often-perhaps up to 30-50% have minimal to no side effect) and does NOT Read more »

new hiv meds 4 drugs in one pill taken once a day..

Hi Dr Ben,could you please tell me about this new 4 drugs in one pill, once a day... it sounds great.. when will it be out for general use ???thank you so much for your time..tim Gilead aims to start trials in 2009 of a new four-drugs-in-one-pill...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...hi Tim and thanks for your post.The so-called quad pill is indeed in development by Gilead-- it is a combination of the potential new boosting drug (ie, the long awaited replacement Read more »

1 Pill Treatments

Keith,I have read in a previous comment from you that there is 'many' 1 pill a day regimes available in the western world - what are these as I personally have only heard of 'Atripla'...Is there meds in trials at the moment which are also one day...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Atripla is the only one pill a day regimen (efavirenz + tenofovir + emtricitabine). The AZT in Combivir needs to be dosed twice a day so no one pill a day Read more »

Efavirenz Side Effects

Dr. Henry,Can one of the side effects of efavirenz be stomach and bowel problems if you eat a few hours before taking the pill?When on HIV meds, is it common after a few years of being on them to experience cramps and stomach pains? I had a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have had a few patients who seemed to have stomach/gut problems from efavirenz (Sustiva) though more often it was due to one of the accompanying drugs (most often the AZT in Combivir or less often the tenofovir in Truvada or Atripla). KH Read more »
The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

...combination pills thatcontain two or more HIV drugs. This is a remarkable accomplishment. Mostimportantly, using these drugs in effective combinations is helping many peoplecontrol their HIV and live longer and healthier lives. In order for the... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...drug in your bloodstream. Before an HIV drugis approved, researchers study different doses to choose the one that is safeand effective. The dose has to be high enough to stop HIV from reproducing, butnot so high that it causes a lot of side... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Prophylaxis means... Read more »
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starting treatment - Atripla ?

Posted by neneroc, 7 Replies
...being infected just recently (6-8months ago) I need info on it !! please from what ive heard from my bestfriend the side effects are very similar to HELL .. Read more »

fear of medications side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
...all of my lab tests are negative. I may not be advise to take medications for the time being but Im pretty scared of the side effects like steven jonhsons et all. I know medication side effect varies but can anyone tell me how to handle these... Read more »

Atripla Once a day

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was jsut prescribed by my doctor, the drug Atripla. It wasnt even in the CVS pharmacy computer yet...or on their shelves....i jsut found out I am positive and my viral load number wasnt good..81,000. So my doctor is putting me on this...anyone... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...pills a day instead of 3, which was a change from 11 over a year ago (we dropped Kaleetra...what a horrible drug as far as side effects!), and down from probably 20 when I was first diagnosed (depression, mycelex, protonix, Bactrim, Diflucan,... Read more »