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Author Topic: 4 years....latest labs  (Read 895 times)

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Offline bufguy

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4 years....latest labs
« on: October 05, 2012, 10:45:12 AM »
I have to share the results of my latest lab work.
I'm 51, was diagnosed HIV+ in May 2008, started Atripla in June 2008 with a CD4 511, Vl 47,000.
Today my labs were CD4 1275, undetectable
Cholesterol 169, HDL 74
creatinine normal (liver test as efavirenz is metabolized through the liver)
protein from urine normal (truvada can effect kidney function)

Atripla is a wonder drug
5/29/08 confirmed HIV+
6/23/08 Vl 47500  CD4 511/29% CD8 .60
start atripla
8/1/08 Vl 130  CD4 667/31% CD8 .70
9/18/08 Vl un  CD4 not tested
12/19/08 Vl un CD4 723/32% CD8 .80
4/3/09 Vl un CD4 615/36% CD8  .98
8/7/09 vl un CD4 689/35% CD8 .9
12/11/09 vl un CD4 712/38% CD8 .89
4/9/10 vl un CD4 796/39% CD8 1.0
8/20/10 vl un CD4 787/38% CD8 1.0
4/6/10 vl un CD4 865/35% CD8 .9
8/16/10 vl un CD4 924/37% CD8 1.0
12/23/10 vl un CD4 1006/35% CD8 .9
5/2/10 vl un CD4 1040/39% CD8 .9
8/7/13 vl un CD4 840/39% CD8 .9

Offline ad2san

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Re: 4 years....latest labs
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2012, 10:47:07 AM »
Hi Bufguy, I am happy for you and these excellent results show that the therapy really works well.
I have a question though, did you have any side effect from Atripla (you know what I mean I guess) ?

Thanks.
Feb   2009 CD4 358 VL 2000 16%
May  2009 CD4 305 VL 3069  14% <---- Started TVD+ATZ/r
Jul  2009 CD4 512 VL <50   18%
Jul 2010 CD4 418 VL <50 24%                     
Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Norvir + Reyataz (due to sleep problem)
Aug 2010 CD4 606 VL <50 25%
Jul 2011 CD4 494 UD 23%
Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Viramune XR (due to kidney problems)
January 2012 CD4 564 UD 31%
October 2012 CD4 684 UD 29%
January 2013 CD4 594 UD 26%
Switched to Kivexa (Epzicom) + Isentress due to BIG increase GammaGT
Feb 2013 CD4 699 UD 28%
May 2013 CD4 385 UD 28%
July 2013 CD4 CD4 636 UD 25%
Oct 2013 CD4 588 UD 39%
Aug 2014 CD4 639 UD 25%

Offline buginme2

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Re: 4 years....latest labs
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2012, 11:29:21 AM »
I have cholesterol envy!  How on earth do manage to keep such great cholesterol numbers?  Secrets? (Especially on Attipla which can raise cholesterol levels)
Don't be fancy, just get dancey

Offline bufguy

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Re: 4 years....latest labs
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2012, 04:38:39 PM »
The atripla gave me anxiety, cold sweats and a fogginess for about 3 weeks...after that nothing...Today I could eat a full meal with it.

As for cholesterol....Exercise...I've lost 15 lbs since diagnosed...I hit the gym 5-6 times a week, 45 min on the elliptical..that supposedly has a huge effect on HDL..I don't eat a lot of red meat either. I also take 2 fish oil, 1 niacin an Vitamin D.
5/29/08 confirmed HIV+
6/23/08 Vl 47500  CD4 511/29% CD8 .60
start atripla
8/1/08 Vl 130  CD4 667/31% CD8 .70
9/18/08 Vl un  CD4 not tested
12/19/08 Vl un CD4 723/32% CD8 .80
4/3/09 Vl un CD4 615/36% CD8  .98
8/7/09 vl un CD4 689/35% CD8 .9
12/11/09 vl un CD4 712/38% CD8 .89
4/9/10 vl un CD4 796/39% CD8 1.0
8/20/10 vl un CD4 787/38% CD8 1.0
4/6/10 vl un CD4 865/35% CD8 .9
8/16/10 vl un CD4 924/37% CD8 1.0
12/23/10 vl un CD4 1006/35% CD8 .9
5/2/10 vl un CD4 1040/39% CD8 .9
8/7/13 vl un CD4 840/39% CD8 .9

 


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