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When Should I Feel Better With Atripla

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4 month HAART all glands still swollen

hello, i'll try to keep this as organized as possible.i am a 25 yr old homosexual male, history of eating disorder (anorexia/Bulimia) and anxiety disorders, PTSD. recovering from Eating Disorder since summer 2007.newly diagnosed hiv-1 march 2010,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Swollen lymph glands are a hallmark of HIV infection and often will remain swollen (or sometimes swell further) after starting effective HIV meds due partly to immune reconstitution with increased CD4 counts and entrapment in lymph nodes-course is... Read more »

I'm suppossed to take Atripla on an empty stomach, what about soda?( ATRIPLA AND FOOD, 2009)

I accidentally forgot the empty stomach policy on my Atripla, I haven't eaten, but I drank two... Read more »

Atripla and Calcium Carbonate (Tums/Rolaids)

Is it safe to take Tums while on Atripla?I have had a flu for a few days and got worried and have... 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 »

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... 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 »
The Body

HIV News & Views, August 5, 2010

...fighting a dental infection. I've felt out of breath, dizzy at times and tired. I was given penicillin so hopefully I will start to feel better soon. Are these also side effects of Atripla or is it just my body fighting off the tooth infection? ... Read more »
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Posted by sbev1981, 1 Reply
...ask for someone more educated and caring for people with HIV. I found out my CD4 was 207 and my VL was 13,000 after starting Atripla ARVT within a month my CD4 has increased to 400 and my VL undetectable. Being new to the HIV seen I must say that... Read more »

Tested pos in June 2010 (Atripla)

Posted by Timothy, 5 Replies
...taken out next week. Ive felt out of breath, dizzy at times and tired, I was given penicillin so hopefully I will start to feel better soon. Im assuming its probably my body fighting the tooth infection . Read more »

PI Monotherapy advice

Posted by logopolis, 2 Replies
...anyone or is anyone trialing this? If you have how have you found it and has the viral load remained undetectable? He's been on Atripla for about 14 months will 100% adherence and an undetectable viral load, however as we all know this is a... Read more »

Houston, I'm experiencing some Atripla issues...

Posted by still_here, 2 Replies
...I FEEL LIKE CRAAAAAAP!!! I started Atripla on 7/28, and haven't really felt like myself. I started 10/3/05 with Sustiva & Truvada- the 1st 2 weeks were miserable, but Read more »