I have been on Atripla for over 2 years, have responded really well to it and never had any serious side effects, I was called by the clinic yesterday to learn that the NHS was no longer funding Atripla for me and that I would have to take the same combination therapy in the form of 2 tablets. This seems like a step backwards for me and I feel a bit disappointed as such, what are my options? I was most happy with Atripla as it meant taking only one table.
I started citenvir, but I am worried about weight loss.
I’ve been on meds for 3 months. First I was given atenef, now atrozia, am I going to be OK? Will I get side effects?
Hi , I’m 40 weeks pregnant and I have started atrozier3 months back . What happens to my unborn baby if I skip taking my pills for 3days?
I am 42 years old and been HIV+ since 1985. I have resistance to a lot of drugs that I have taken in the past but I have been undetectable since 2005.
My current regime is etravirine, raltegravir, Truvada and darunavir/ritonavir – it is all twice daily apart from the Truvada. I am switching Truvada to Descovy next week as being on Truvada for over ten years is causing osteoporosis and my kidney function is suffering badly. My tablet count is nine a day.
My appetite is up and down and have always struggled to maintain my weight. I am fed up of feeling nauseous and never enjoying food. I have looked at a French study that happened last year about doing four days of meds and three days off. Everyone who took part in this study remained undetectable.
Basically I am fed up of taking such a large dose of drugs everyday. I did have AIDS in 2004 and been undetectable without any blips since 2005. Why does a fully suppressed virus need to be hammered with such large doses of drugs everyday. People forget how toxic these drugs are long term. I feel that the least amount of drugs I have to take is obviously better for my body and long term health. Any advice of information would be welcome.
What’s the difference between trivenz and atrozia?
I was diagnosed late October 2016 and I started my meds on 1 Nov 2016. I’m on tribuss and was also given Purbac, hence my CD4 count is less than 300, . Its 276 to be exact and the number of viruses in my body are 10 000 . I’ve never got sick, I got I just decided to get tested.
I’m worried because I have missed my pill twice already, actually today is the 2nd day.
Does it cause any harm to take the pills during the day?
What is the right steps to follow when you want to change the time to take a pill?
Is it okay to take tribuss and eat afterwards? Does it become less effective?
I take my pills at 23H00 and now I want to take them at 21H00.
Hi I’m on holiday and I’m on atroiza, I just ran out of them so I bought trivenz cause I”ll be going home after two days and my pills are finished, will this affect me?
i take atripla before i go to sleep at midnight. If I go to another country with a 12 hr time difference i have to take the next dose at noon time.could i take half a tablet at noon and continue with a whole on at midnight until i return to my home country and repeat the process ?
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Hi i am hiv positive and have been since 2007 my cd4count is 533 and they started md on ARV(Atenef).It has been two weeks that i have been drinking this medication and its making me dizzy,gives me headaches,my joints are very painful and i get very tired thoroughout the day. What vitamins can I take?
I’m 18 years and been diagnosed with HiV on August with a very high CD4 count.(above 600) I remember it was 901. I started with my treatment (Tribuss) on the 8th of November and when I woke up the next day I was very dizzy and not feeling normal the whole day and I slept most of it. So I skipped on the 9th cos I had an exam on the 10th, I was afraid I might be dizzy again. So my doctor said I should never again do that so I resumed on the 10th again and I’m still experiencing dizziness, I try tolerate and be strong hoping it will blow over during the day but it doesn’t. I stay dizzy the whole day till another dose, I don’t know how normal feels like anymore.
So please help me when will this stop? Will I ever be normal again? Or is dizziness something I’ll always encounter for as long as I take the medication?
Is it ok to jump a day when taking ARVs? l can not afford them so if you buy a monthly supply you can use them for two months instead?
I’ve been taking odimune tablets at 18:00pm everyday. Can I have a drink after that or should I not take my meds till after I drink?
Hi I’m 39, on tribuss for 3-4 years but now I notice that my bum is so flat and thin as well as my legs, I feel so small. Can I change the treatment? Is it gonna help and get to my normal shape?
I have recently been diagnosed HIV+ and started Atroiza treatment, I’m 32 years old and have no children. I’m experiencing constant intense pressure and pain on my pelvic base (from my vagina to my lower back). I’m worried, please advise.
Hi…I’m 3 months pregnant and have tested HIV positive.. My GP recommended tribus pills to start using it and my medical aid decided to give me trivenzn. I’m not sure if I should use it or go back to my GP to explain to her..
Please help, must i start using it or not?
Hi , I was diagnosed with HIV in September and commenced treatment one week later with a CD4 of 140 and viral load of 28,000.
What does this mean in terms of achieving undetectable viral load? I live a very active life with travel (work related) and lots of flights overseas. I am worried around catching an infection as my CD4 is very low, but yet I do not suffer illness and I am relatively fit ( run 3 x 6km per week). Any guidance / comments would be appreciated.
1. What happens to the HIV that enters the cell after PEP is taken…..does it still circulate in the blood of the host and survives….is it possible that someone could be infectious after taking PEP, and after how many days does anybody become non-infectious after taking PEP.
2. while initiating ART, we usually recommend Atripla (TDF+FTC+EFV) as a first line med. but TDF is of high viral suppression power when compared to the other NRTIs…is it not possible some one started with Atripla, and develops resistance to it (due to adherence or any other reason) remains with out any other ART choices in the first line……could it be better if we start the patient with the other NRTIs and then move to Atripla when ever necessary?
I’m taking Atroiza, what is the best time to take it?