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What Does Atripla Treat

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Atripla for Treating Chronic Hep B/New lyHIV +

I just became HIV positive. One of the good thigs about learning that I'm HIV positive it that my dr. discovered I have chronic (HBeag positive)hepatitis B. I have moderate to severe liver damange. He has started me on Atripla. Do you agree that...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...agree that it is fortunate that you have learned that you have moderate to severe Hepatitis B. I agree with your doctor that treatment with Atripla is a good idea. Atripla includes three medications, two of which have great activity against... Read more »

Atripla Rash

I've been taking Atripla for about two weeks now. I started getting a red blotty rash all over my... Read more »

Atripla & Multivitamins

I recently started HIV treatment, having been prescribed Atripla to also treat my Chronic Hepatitis... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...health care provider knows about ALL drugs and supplements you are taking. Drugs to watch out for include other ARVs, drugs to treat tuberculosis (see Fact Sheet 518 ), for erectile dysfunction (such as Viagra), for heart rhythm... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...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 HIV therapies. Atripla combines efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir. An agency ruling is expected... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Buzz: Something to CROI About

...(INIs) on the table, raltegravir (Isentress) was the first agent in the class to gain approval. Its first indication was in treatment-experienced patients; those who were in great need of newer options were given a true lifeline with this agent,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...numbness or pain in the hands or feet) may go away once Videx is stopped, but can be painful and permanently debilitating if not treated in time. It occurs more frequently when used with Zerit. Upset stomach, diarrhea, headache, and, more rarely,... Read more »
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Boyfriend on Medication and I am not...

Posted by boyslifetoday, 1 Reply
...continued to have unsafe sex because we figured what's the point if we both have it and I got it from him. He is now on medication "Atripla" and I am not. I am wondering if we can still continue to have unsafe sex... and if we do have sex what... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing Read more »

The correct med regimen

Posted by Jim327040, 2 Replies
...December of 08. Viral load 10,000, CD4 93. I had no idea I had the virus and was not sick. A public health center started me on Atripla. After 2 months, my creatinine levels were moving up (not good). The doctor recommended taking the... Read more »

Starting Meds Tomorrow...NEED ADVICE!!!

Posted by running4it, 4 Replies
Im suppose to start my regimen tomorrow. I am nervous as hell. I have never taken any medication before. I dont know where to turn. Can someone please give me advice. some hope, some assurance that I will be ok? I have that hardest time swallowing... Read more »