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Which Is Better Truvada Or Atripla

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Brand name: Truvada Generic name: emtricitabine/tenofovir, or FTC/TDF Class: Nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside/nucleotide, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc., , (800) GILEAD-5 (445-3235) AWP: $1,427.09/month Standard Dose: For adults and pediatric patients 12 years or older and weighing more than 77 pounds, one tablet (200 mg...
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Atripla or sustiva and truvada separated?

Is Atripla better than sustiva and truvada separated? I feel it stonger. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.There should be absolutely no difference between the 3-in-1 Atripla and the 2-in-1 Truvada + Sustiva. If you're experiencing new symptoms after a switch, I'd definitely bring this to your doctor's attention.BY... 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 about Atripla before. my cd4 350, vl 90000. i didnt resistence test. Shoul be better start with Atripla?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Either option is an excellent choice. If you dont have results from a resistance test available the atazanavir option would be my choice due to its higher barrier for resistance. Otherwise the choice comes down to concerns about side effects (gut... Read more »

switch from stocrin and truvada to atripla

Hi, I was on HAART for a yera but changed to stocrin and truvada due to lipodystrophy and pheripheral neuropathy. I have been on stocrin and truvada for about 9 month now with no side effects whatsoever. Now my doctor is changing me to atripla....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Stocrine (efavirenz) + Truvada (tenofovir + emtricitabine) has the same three HIV meds as Atripla so there generally should be little to no difference when it comes to body fat issues between those different formulations of the same drugs. KH... Read more »

Truvada e Stocrin Vs Atripla

Hi !!!! This site is hour bible for hiv peoples!!! Congratulations for it!!!I live in Portugal, in Madeira Island. I am taking Truvada and Stocrin since september. I had 350 cd4 and now 530 cd4 and indetecable Viral Blod. My docter want to start...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Rui and thank you for your post from Portugal (I've always wanted to visit Madiera).Truvada + Stocrin is exactly the same as Atripla, except that all of the medications are combined into the single Atripla tablet.So, there's no... Read more »
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Atripla vs. Complera vs. Truvada: How to decide?!?

Posted by TheGoodLife, 5 Replies
I've combed over these three drugs and it all runs in circles. I lean toward one then the other. Can any one offer their experience as a reference? Read more »

Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 2 Replies
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 surface area of my inner thighs and upper back and is also present in significant amounts everywhere... Read more »

Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
Just a saw a new provider at my ID clinic. We discussed 'quality of life,' and my perceived lack thereof. He asked me if that had worsened over the more than 2 years I have been on Atripla; I said I was unsure. He told me to think about it, and... Read more »

HIV+ & recently started Truvada or Atripla

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY, 1 Reply

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