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What Drugs Can I Mix With Atripla

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Atripla and zithromax

I have been taking Zithromax for two days now.I took my first dose of Atripla last night.Is there a danger of adverse reaction from the mix of two?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...for your post.There aren't any significant drug-drug interactions between azithromycin (Zithromax) and the HIV medications in Atripla. Indeed, azithro is recommended for HIV infected persons with CD4 counts below 50 to help prevent Mycobacterium... Read more »

Testosterone vs Tribulus on Atripla?

I have been having on & off low testosterone levels (and the resultant fatigue, tendency to feeling... Read more »

drug combination

is it common for someone who's had hiv for almost 10 years to take atripla,truvada,etravirine with... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...and Ziagen, for more information. Do not take Retrovir (zidovudine), Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Ziagen, Epzicom, Emtriva, Truvada, or Atripla while taking Trizivir, since all or part of these medications are already in Trizivir or have equivalent... Read more »
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...high blood pressure, and drug use), and is reversible upon discontinuation. Studies looking into this possible association had mixed results ( see interview with Dr. Cal Cohen on page 56 ). One explanation for the unexpected link was a finding... Read more »
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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

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HELP! Took Atripla By Mistake

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
...during the day, but I can't seem to find it. Can someone direct me to that post....or is there someone experienced with taking Atripla during the day who can tell me what to be prepared for? I remember that they can sometimes cause drossiness,... Read more »

Starting Meds Tomorrow...NEED ADVICE!!

Posted by running4it, 6 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 »

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Newly diagnosed. My numbers have been great from bloodwork. I've had two rounds of tests, my VL has been below 14,000 each time, and my CD4 has been around 650 the first time, and 764 most recently. These are good numbers, but I'm a bit torn over... Read more »

long term non progressor

Posted by dean661, 8 Replies
I have a question for all of you beautiful people. My first test results came back and were very good. My hiv specialist asked me what my nationality was. When I told him scots irish he told me that makes sense to him. Evidently many people with a... Read more »