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Smoking And Taking 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 + abacavir Read more »

mixture of efavirenz &combivir and i feel light headed

am 24 y old guy attending school and since i started taking my medication efavirenz &combivir which... Read more »

dreaming because of sustiva or because i stopped smoking marijuana every day?

i have been taking sustiva and truvada for almost 4 years now and only had a couple vivid dream in... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Recreational Drugs and HIV

...non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (delavirdine, Rescriptor, Fact Sheet 433 ; nevirapine, Viramune, Fact Sheet 431 , and efavirenz, Sustiva, Fact Sheet 432 ) are unknown. Ketamine (K, Special K) This drug is primarily metabolized... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sustiva (Efavirenz, Stocrin)

...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 non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral drugs: efavirenz... Read more »
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...monitored. You can also support your body, and especially your heart, with a healthy diet, regular exercise , and giving up smoking. Lipodystrophy can dramatically change your appearance. If you are concerned about how you look, speak to your... Read more »
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Efavirenz: ways to fight its sleep-reduction.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...If Efavirenz (and Efavirenz along)is really wrecking your sleep quality, then the only solution is to stop taking Efavirenz (and substitute Read more »

New to the bulletin boards? Introduce yourself!

Posted by TheBody, 34 Replies
Welcome to The Body's "Living With HIV" forum. You'll find many supportive and knowledgeable individuals who can relate to what you're going through. Take a moment to say hi and, if you want, tell us a little bit about yourself! Read more »

Hi I'm new

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
Hi to all I would like to introduce myself. I am a 55 year old Male living in Australia. I was diagnosed early 2008 which makes me a relatively new addition to the HIV family. I am currently not working and have not since my diagnosis. I would like... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »