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Which Is Better Truvada Or Atripla

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Switching from Atripla to Truvada/Isentress

My question is of course, after the fact, so too late now. However, I made the decision to change from taking atripla to Truvada/Isentress with the discovery of horrific side effects I never connected to the atripla. I ordered the new meds, but...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Hello and thanks for your post.Sorry to hear of your side effects while on Atripla- likely due to the efavirenz component. Your comments highlight the need to first try to identify persons who might be at risk Read more »

Atripla or atazanavir+ritonavir+truvada?

Hi,I will start med soon. my doctor told me start with atazanavir+ritonavir+truvada, but he told... Read more »

ATRIPLA OR RALTEGRAVIR+TRUVADA?

Hello my name is Luis:Today I have been given two option treatments: atripla or Raltegravir+Truvada... Read more »
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An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

... em-tri-SIT-uh-bean, te-NOE-fo-veer dye soe PROX il --> Brand Name: Truvada Other Name(s): Emtricitabina/ Fumarato de disoproxilo de tenofovir Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors Read more »
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Truvada

... Potential drug interactions: See the drugs contained in Truvada -- Viread and Emtriva. Do not take with Emtriva, Viread, Atripla, Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Combivir, Epzicom, or Trizivir, since all or part of these medications are already in Truvada... Read more »
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Atripla

...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, low-fat snack. Take missed... Read more »
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Viread

...should be minimal. Potential drug interactions: Videx levels are increased with Viread (a drug also found in Truvada and Atripla); therefore, use with caution and monitor closely when taking Viread, Truvada, or Atripla with Videx or Videx EC... Read more »
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Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
...and if it has, then I should consider a regimen change: replacing Sustiva component of Atripla with Isentress, keeping with Truvada part of Atripla. He thinks Isentress is a very "clean" drug, whereas Sustiva has the CNS effects. I'm just... Read more »

HIV+ & recently started Truvada or Atripla

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY, 1 Reply
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. The study will take place in Atlanta-3/25 NY-3/23... Read more »

Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 1 Reply
...I am taking Truvada and Sustiva and have been for 2 weeks. 8 days in I developed a rash which has become progressively worse. It covers most of the Read more »

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