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Switch From Truvada To Atripla

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Switching from Atripla to Truvada/Isentress

My question is of course, after the fact, so too late now. However, I made the decision to change from taking atripla to Truvada/Isentress with the discovery of horrific side effects I never connected to the atripla. I ordered the new meds, but...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Hello and thanks for your post.Sorry to hear of your side effects while on Atripla- likely due to the efavirenz component. Your comments highlight the need to first try to identify persons who might be at risk Read more »

Atripla, switched to Truvada + Isentress

I first started treatment with Atripla and was on it for two months. It had a dramatic effect in... Read more »

Switching from Atripla to Reyataz + Truvada + Norvir

I'm 35 years old, I started treatment Sep, 2006 with sustiva + combivir, then my CD4 count was 170.... Read more »
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FAQs About Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...movements. My doctor's recommending a switch to Atripla. Should I change? Why is Atripla more expensive than Sustiva (Stocrin) + Truvada? I have been taking Sustiva (Stocrin) + Epivir + Zerit since I was diagnosed in 2000. A new doctor... Read more »
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An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...Manufacturer Information Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate Gilead Sciences Inc Phone: 800-445-3235 Phone for calls about Atripla: 866-290-4767 Truvada Gilead Sciences Inc Phone: 800-445-3235 Phone for calls about Atripla:... Read more »
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Truvada

... Combo Drug Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse... Read more »
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Atripla

... Combo Drug Common Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase Read more »
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Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
...and if it has, then I should consider a regimen change: replacing Sustiva component of Atripla with Isentress, keeping with Truvada part of Atripla. He thinks Isentress is a very "clean" drug, whereas Sustiva has the CNS effects. I'm just... Read more »

Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 1 Reply
...I am taking Truvada and Sustiva and have been for 2 weeks. 8 days in I developed a rash which has become progressively worse. It covers most of the Read more »

HIV+ & recently started Truvada or Atripla

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