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Author Topic: Having difficulties swallowing this damn horsepill......  (Read 12972 times)

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Offline emeraldize

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Re: Having difficulties swallowing this damn horsepill......
« Reply #50 on: December 02, 2007, 08:39:34 PM »
1.  Atripla pills are big and not easy to swallow.

2.  Gay men never pass up an opportunity to boast about the ease with which large objects glide down their throats.

Considering there is an absence of emoticons to steer my understanding of your post, I will share my sense of your report.

You are drawing erroneous conclusions and assigning a motive to people whom you've not met. Based on a few marvelous men sharing what is true for them you have decided they're boastful and that all gay men are alike in this regard.

Further, ATRIPLA is not considered excessively large and for many poses no problem in swallowing. Do you believe the FDA would allow a pill to go to market that was known to be problematic when the user swallowed it?

Offline 404error

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Re: Having difficulties swallowing this damn horsepill......
« Reply #51 on: December 02, 2007, 08:42:25 PM »
I was joking and for future reference I generally do not use emoticons or internet speak.  i.e. LOL, OMG, LMAO and so on...
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Offline emeraldize

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Re: Having difficulties swallowing this damn horsepill......
« Reply #52 on: December 02, 2007, 09:12:33 PM »
Thank you for clarifying 404Error. I remembered your serious post below and figured this one was serious, too. I don't use the acronyms either, but sometimes use emoticons. Again, thanks for settin' me straight.

I once dated a girl whose labia were so large that when I was going down on her it felt like I was opening the Encyclopedia Brittanica.  She also a little on the roomy side of things and this left me with the sensation of "making love" to a "bucket of warm water."  She was really tasty and smelled good though so what can you do?

Offline 404error

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Re: Having difficulties swallowing this damn horsepill......
« Reply #53 on: December 02, 2007, 09:55:40 PM »
hahaha!  while there is liberal use of hyperbole in the above quote, I definitely stand by it... hahaha!
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Offline Queen Tokelove

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Re: Having difficulties swallowing this damn horsepill......
« Reply #54 on: December 03, 2007, 02:32:05 PM »
Atripla not considered big???? It is like 3 times the size of my Ziagen pills and I take 2 of them. I whine about it being big but I am also grateful that they have a once a day pill...I guess it is give and take....I put in a call to Nurse Leah but hasn't heard back yet.
Started Atripla/Ziagen on 9/13/07.
10/31/07 CD4-265 VL- undetectable
2/6/08 CD4- 401 VL- undetectable
5/7/08 CD4- 705 VL- undetectable
6/4/08 CD4- 775 VL- undetectable
8/6/08 CD4- 805 VL- undetectable
11/13/08 CD4- 774 VL--undetectable
2/4/09  CD4- 484  VL- 18,000 (2 months off meds)
3/3/09---Starting Back on Meds---
4/27/09 CD4- 664 VL-- undetectable
6/17/09 CD4- 438 VL- 439
8/09 CD4- 404 VL- 1,600
01-22-10-- CD4- 525 VL- 59,000
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