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Will Atripla Help Increase Platelets

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Platelets and Atripla

I was diagnosed as HIV positive in 6.09 and beganm taking Atripla after resistance testing frm an HIV specialist in 7.2009. I was originally diagnosed because of extremely low platelets. After taking Atripla for 23 days my platelet level further...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...likely the hematologist and/or your HIV specialist has already screened you for these. That your platelet count is rising on Atripla is very good news. I would anticipate further recovery as your HIV plasma viral load continues to decline.Dr. Bob Read more »

Low Platelets

Hello Dr. Bob!First, LOVE YOU and the work you do, and your amazing sense of humor. You are also... Read more »

Improving labs but low platelets

I was diagnosed in 6.2009 and have been taking Atripla now for since 7.22.2009. My lab tests were... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...information about guidelines for the use of ART. If you take Atripla, you can reduce your viral load to extremely low levels, and increase your CD4 cell counts. This should mean staying healthier longer. Atripla provides three drugs in one pill.... 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): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Atripla

... 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 Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...bilirubin, a bloodpigment. High levels of bilirubin may indicate liver problems. Taking the HIVdrug Reyataz (atazanavir) can increase bilirubin levels. However, in HIV+people taking Reyataz, an elevation in bilirubin seems to be harmless. ... Read more »
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starting treatment - Atripla ?

Posted by neneroc, 7 Replies
...after a lot of blood work .. physicals etc etc .. Dr. has recomended me to start Atripla, honestly im nervous . Cd4 count is low and VL high, has to do with me being infected just recently (6-8months ago) I need Read more »

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Posted by hopefulone, 13 Replies
...i started atripla about 10 days ago. i thought i would share my experience since i had read about some experiences with the drug that made me Read more »

Atripla and Sex..

Posted by mrclno, 2 Replies
...in september 2009. Started meds last May. I'm in a great relationship with a great guy, but ever since im taking the pills (atripla) my sex drive is just gone. The doctor recommends a change of medicine, but because now i just take 1 pill a day... Read more »

need info on Atripla

Posted by dcboy20, 5 Replies
...just test postive docter said i should consider Atripla what side-affect should I expect please give me your honest feeling Read more »