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Atripla's sides effects

My CD4 count was getting below 500 and I've been experiencing other synthoms like pain in my fingers and arms and fatigue that my Dr says could improve if I start HIV treatment. I started on Atripla 10 days ago, with vivid dreams and some insommia...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most likely you are having a particularly severe skin rash from the efavirenz in Atripla. Though it is unusual for rashes to be life threatening or require stopping the efavirenz (switching Read more »

Skin Rash

Hi Doctor. I have developed a skin rash mostly on my chest, a little on my arms, neck and back. The... Read more »

HIV/MED Related Skin Rash

Recently after having been on a med combo of 3TC+Atazanavir+Viread (T4 >300 VL <50) for 2 years I... Read more »
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Skin Rash

...FDA are Agenerase, Aptivus, Crixivan, Fortovase, Invirase, Kaletra, Lexiva, Norvir, Reyataz, and Viracept. What kinds of skin rash can anti-HIV medications cause? Anti-HIV medications can cause mild skin rashes as well as serious, even... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...some cases, the side effects may differ: Rashes: Researchers say that HIV+ womenare more likely than men to experience skin rashes from HIV medications. Liver problems: Women are more likelyto experience liver problems as a medication... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...irritation or dryness. Vaginal tablets do not often cause problems, but in a few women they may lead to vaginal burning or itching or skin rash. Some women experience cramps or headaches. Clotrimazole lozenges may cause minor changes in liver... Read more »
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HIV skin rash

Posted by shinpai, 1 Reply
Does it usually itch? How long does it last? Also yesterday when I sat down to eat a hamburger my teeth hurt with the first couple of bites. It was not a terribly severe pain, but it was ver disconcerting. Sounds familar anyone?? Read more »

Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
...I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a Read more »

What is exactly skin rash ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can anybody describe skin rash during ARS for me ? Is it small red dots or large ones ? Are there many of them or only a few ? Are they localized or can they Read more »