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Author Topic: After one month of atripla  (Read 969 times)

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Offline hadasinparis

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After one month of atripla
« on: April 23, 2010, 07:42:58 PM »
Hi

I got my first blood work performed after starting meds on the 10th of march ..Atripla...My cd4 count went up from 390 to 440 and my viral load went the oher way from 86k to 97 ...-My doctor said I got a great response...I was feeling so tired and adnormal that I was fearful these pills wouldn t work for me....I cannot sleep naturally and I have to take other pills so I can sleep a bit.....I think to all those who went through the horror of aids in the 80's and 90's and did not have the same chance as we have....I feel lucky in my bad luck...



 

Offline mattdude

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Re: After one month of atripla
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2010, 08:16:58 PM »
Congrats on your numbers.
They must go a long way in easing your mind about living with this disease.

I'm still waiting for my numbers after 6 weeks on Atripla, but if the decrease in size of the lymph node on my neck is any indication, I'm hoping for good things.


Offline Hellraiser

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Re: After one month of atripla
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2010, 11:46:47 PM »
Congrats on your numbers.
They must go a long way in easing your mind about living with this disease.

I'm still waiting for my numbers after 6 weeks on Atripla, but if the decrease in size of the lymph node on my neck is any indication, I'm hoping for good things.



Within 2 weeks of beginning Atripla my Viral Load took a nosedive although my CD4 barely budged.  As long as you're not resistant to it and you can tolerate the side effect profile, Atripla is a godsend.

 


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