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Taking Atripla When You're Hiv Positive

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Does Aciclovir cause drug resistance to A-tripla medication taken for HIV treatment?

I took 5 tablets of Aciclovir for 5 days and since then have no outbreak of herpes in my genitals. Does it means it is cured or do i still have herpes?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...acyclovir would have any effect on the development of HIV drug resistance (including, but not limited to the medications in Atripla).Unfortunately, acyclovir does not eradicate or cure herpes, so you still have HSV; the medication decreases the... Read more »

HIV, Atripla and allergies

I am a 43 year old male and have been HIV+ since '93 and diagnosed with AIDS in 2003 but only due... Read more »

Is safe to take Lexapro and HIV med ATRIPLA?

I am curenntly on the HIV med ATRIPLA have been take it about 3 or 4 mounths now with little or no... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

European Union: Panel Says European Drug Agency Should Approve Combination HIV Drug Atripla

...Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use, part of the European Medicines Agency, has recommended its once-a-day HIV drug Atripla be approved for sale. The panel said Atripla should be approved for adults who have not been treated with other... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...inhibitors (NRTIs). NNRTIs and NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein that HIV needs to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir DF are approved individually by the FDA for the treatment... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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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HIV+ & recently started Truvada or Atripla

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