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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ATRIPLA oral.

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Condition: HIV
9/6/2013 6:20:50 PM

Reviewer: no_viral_load, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
When I started taking Apripla I had a high viral load and and my CD4 count was around 398. It's now been two years since I have had a viral load and my CD4 is 591. The CD4 goes up a little every lab. The first 2 weeks were hard, I got a bad rash (happens in about 10% of patients according to my physician... itchy red spots covering the trunk, some on the legs and arms)Also some pretty intense ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
8/21/2013 7:11:32 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this medication for only a week and experienced neurological side effects. I had a minor twitch when speaking, not always noticed by others by very bothersome to me. I also had difficulty saying things I wanted to say. It made sense to me but not to anyone else. It took about 3 weeks for these side effects to wear off after I stopped taking it. My doctors told me this was not common and in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
8/15/2013 10:47:53 AM

Reviewer: mcdnsd, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed HIV + Jan 2008 with a T cell count of 103 and viral load was off the charts I was put on ATRIPLA and my numbers began improving almost immediately and as of aug.2013 my tcell count is 1920 yes thats right 1920 with a cd4% of 54 and viral load is undetectable.I have not had any side affects besides minor diarrhea,I truly feel this drug has saved my life

Condition: HIV
8/11/2013 1:07:09 PM

Reviewer: David, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed in March 2012 and began Atripla at that time. My CD4 was 620 and my VL was >950,000. In May 2013 my CD4 was 1100 and my VL was undetectable (I had been undetectable since December 2012). I did develop a severe rash which lasted almost a month when I first started taking it, and the rash has reoccurred several times since but much less in both area and severity. Taking it wit ... Show Full Comment

Condition: HIV
7/24/2013 9:53:04 PM

Reviewer: Health, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I ve been taking this medication for eight years and since then I am undetectable. Very little side effects.

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