Q and A


Do ARVs affect your emotions?

Can meds make your emotions change?


Thanks for getting in touch.

Yes, certain meds are known to cause some people problems with their emotional well-being.

This is especially true for efavirenz, or combinations like Atripla that include efavirenz.

For more info please see here:

If you’re having problems, please talk to your doctor. It is often easy to change to a different HIV combination.


  1. Lisa Thorley

    Hi Patience,

    What are you taking? How long have you been on them for?

  2. Patience

    ARV it makes me so dizzying and Ican t sleep at night so what is de solution


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