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Who Takes Atripla

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Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Yes, you can indeed eat after taking efavirenz (or efavirenz-containing medications like ATRIPLA). The reason that there's a recommendation to avoid eating is that food increases the absorption of efavirenz, thereby... Read more »

sic taking atripla i cant hold a erection

is atripla messing with my sex life,i dont even get firm any more?... Read more »
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On Sleeping and Traveling While Taking Atripla

Stephen A. I started taking Atripla [efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC] about nine months ago, and the worst side effects for me are apparent when I am sleeping. My fiancĂ©e tells me I have an increased breathing rate, I sweat a lot, my limbs tend to... 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 React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla's Co-Pay Program Now Saves More Money

The co-pay program for Atripla now eliminates the requirement that people first pay $50 out-of-pocket before financial assistance begins. The same is true for the drugs that make up Atripla (Sustiva and Truvada), as well as the medications that make... Read more »
AIDSinfo

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): EFV/FTC/TDF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Approved Use: Treatment of HIV Infection WARNING: Atripla can cause serious, life-threatening side... Read more »
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I taking Atripla and

Posted by harcase116, 1 Reply
I started noticing besides my achy joints and contant headaches(even with Aleve it still don't help) that my skin is getting drier and flaking!!!! Anything out there that can help!!! Read more »

Atripla side effects (what not someone else with Atripla Drama)

Posted by Kenn, 3 Replies
Looking for another opinion if I should continue with Atripla and try to ride out the next two weeks or stop and try another medication. I'm on day 5, I have a history of anxiety and so far this has been multiplied two fold. I have been walking... Read more »

stopping medication (atripla)

Posted by JavierNYC, 1 Reply
i have been taking atripla and i was very sedated for attempting suicied so i didnt take my medication for two maybe three days not to sure, is this long enough for the virus to be resistant to the medication, can anyone give some advice on this... Read more »

atripla

Posted by orange01
Hi am have been taking atripla for about a month now( this is the only hiv med i take or ever took). I am a 30 year old woman.I was interested in getting info from a woman who has been on this medication for more than 6 months. I just wanted to... Read more »