What Effect Does Atripla Tablet Have On Someone Without Hiv

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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...HIV infection in adults. Additionally, efavirenz and emtricitabine are approved for use in HIV-infected children. Because these three medicines are frequently prescribed together, the manufacturers have combined them into one tablet. Atripla was approved by the FDA as a combination tablet on July 12, 2006, for the treatment of HIV in adults. Atripla may be used as a complete regimen or in combination with other anti-HIV drugs.Atripla does not...
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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 »

Atripla and ALRI Poison Fat Burning Supplement

Hi Doctor,I've bought these fat burning supplement pills, and I take Atripla once every night for my HIV. Do any of these ingredients ring any alarm bells in terms of drug interaction with atripla? I am specifically worried about the bit where it...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Atripla does not contain a MAO inhibitor. Efavirenz is metabolized by the liver so one does have to watch for side effects. I recommend Read more »


I am on atripla for the past two months. I always drink my tablet at the same time everyday, but one day I missed my tablet for about 15minutes. Does it mean that the drug will become resistant. I am worried about it. Should I go to my HIV doctor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max. Atripla has a very long half-life and consequently does not have to be taken exactly at the same time every day. You can be off by hours Read more »

Sickness & Atripla

Keith,Is it common for a patient on ongoing treatment for HIV (Atripla for 2+ years) to experience days of nausia, mild headaches, and GI complaints?I have had various tests done in the past few years to determine if there is any underlying problems...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...A small % of patients have chronic annoying side effects from Atripla that can involve those related to efavirenz (mostly central nervous system ) or the Truvada/tenofovir component (mostly gut related). Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...Is Atripla Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Atripla React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) used to fight HIV: efavirenz (Sustiva), emtricitabine (Emtriva),... Read more »
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...non-nucleoside analog (also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, NNRTI or non-nuke) Standard dose: One tablet (Sustiva [600 mg] and Truvada [200 mg Emtriva and 300 mg Viread]), once a day, on an empty stomach or with a light,... Read more »

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...adults and children. Because these two medicines frequently are prescribed together, the manufacturer has combined them into one tablet to allow for once-a-day dosing. Truvada was approved by the FDA as a coformulation on August 2, 2004, for use... Read more »
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Gilead Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial of Integrase-Based, Single-Tablet, Once-Daily Regimen for the Treatment of HIV

...today announced that it has begun enrolling patients in a Phase II clinical trial of its investigational integrase-based, single-tablet, once-daily regimen of elvitegravir, GS 9350 and Truvada ® (emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir disoproxil... Read more »
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Posted by RayZ, 3 Replies
...1984. And, I am still here!! I have been on EVERY antiviral drug approved by the FDA. Recently, I had to change my meds because Atripla (ONE a day) wasn't working any longer. So, guess what - now I have FOUR different meds I have to take...and... Read more »

HIV+ & recently started Truvada or Atripla

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...WE NEED YOUR OPINIONS! If You Have: Been Diagnosed as HIV-Positive in the Last 5 Years Between the Ages 18-49 TAKE PART IN A RESEARCH STUDY TO TALK ABOUT DIFFERENT HIV TREATMENT OPTIONS. Read more »

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