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Author Topic: started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)  (Read 2001 times)

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Offline sanitex

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started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)
« on: October 27, 2012, 04:36:30 AM »

Hey guys, Please I'd like to ask this because am getting confuse towards it.I've been taken (sustiva,Truvada)for almost four years now then all of a sudden they introduce (Atripal) in Thailand few weeks ago ,so last visit to my ID doc he told me that now I can change to Atripal,that's fine I went and bought then started taking it on 25/10/12.
But for few days now just only (2 days)in the morning I am having dizziness as if I took over dose,which is not happening before with (Sustiva,Truvada)and I do believe that this two regimen are the same component .please does anyone witness same before I'd like to know how he/she get over it.
thanks sanitex
« Last Edit: October 27, 2012, 04:45:37 AM by sanitex »
27/12/07 cd4 20 vl 1million
10/4 /08 cd4 86 vl 63
1/7/08  cd4 186 vl undetectable
16/10/08 cd4 196 vl undet
23/1/09 cd4 248 vl un
10/9/11 cd4 418 vl <40 %22
13/12/11 cd4 410 vl undet 23%
24/2/12 cd4 545 vl undet 26%
on 22/2/12 change truvada to Recovir-EM
due to no stock on Truvada.
10/9/11 cd4 418 vl <40 %22
7/7/12 cd4 359 vl <40 22%
23/8/12 cd4 400 vl <40 23%,
testosterone test 7.5 ng/ml and
thyroid (TSH)1.32 ulu/ml creatinine.eGFR blck 1.5 all fasting test morning.
13/12/2012 cd4 523 24% vl <40
18/3/2013 cd4  513  23% vl <40
regimen ATRIPLA
03/8/2013 cd4 429 22% vl <40
13/11/2013 cd4 455 23% vl <40
Anti-HBs test (quantitative ) Anti-HBs positive
Titer 16.95 mlu/ml <10.00
22/3/14 cd4 396 vl <40 24%
24/7/14 change to Teevir
24/9/14 cd4 517 vl <40 22%

Offline newt

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Re: started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2012, 08:39:57 AM »
Yes this occasionally happens

Can you not go back to the two pills?

- matt
"The object is to be a well patient, not a good patient"

Offline Common_ground

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Re: started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2012, 09:10:04 AM »
How is that possible given its supposedly the exact same components?  ???
2011 May - Neg.
2012 June CD4:205, 16% VL:2676 Start Truvada/Stocrin
2012 July  CD4:234, 18% VL:88
2012 Sep  CD4:238, 17% VL:UD
2013 Feb  CD4:257, 24% VL:UD -viramune/truvada
2013 May CD4:276, 26% VL:UD

Offline sanitex

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Re: started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2012, 09:14:31 AM »
   


   I thinking of going back to my formal two pills ,but let me give it
a benefit of doubt for few days if continuing I'll  talk to my doc.


But newt can this problem subside by itself or does it mean that
this two regimen are not same .
« Last Edit: October 27, 2012, 09:21:36 AM by sanitex »
27/12/07 cd4 20 vl 1million
10/4 /08 cd4 86 vl 63
1/7/08  cd4 186 vl undetectable
16/10/08 cd4 196 vl undet
23/1/09 cd4 248 vl un
10/9/11 cd4 418 vl <40 %22
13/12/11 cd4 410 vl undet 23%
24/2/12 cd4 545 vl undet 26%
on 22/2/12 change truvada to Recovir-EM
due to no stock on Truvada.
10/9/11 cd4 418 vl <40 %22
7/7/12 cd4 359 vl <40 22%
23/8/12 cd4 400 vl <40 23%,
testosterone test 7.5 ng/ml and
thyroid (TSH)1.32 ulu/ml creatinine.eGFR blck 1.5 all fasting test morning.
13/12/2012 cd4 523 24% vl <40
18/3/2013 cd4  513  23% vl <40
regimen ATRIPLA
03/8/2013 cd4 429 22% vl <40
13/11/2013 cd4 455 23% vl <40
Anti-HBs test (quantitative ) Anti-HBs positive
Titer 16.95 mlu/ml <10.00
22/3/14 cd4 396 vl <40 24%
24/7/14 change to Teevir
24/9/14 cd4 517 vl <40 22%

Offline newt

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Re: started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)
« Reply #4 on: October 27, 2012, 12:55:18 PM »
It's possible because while they are the same chemicals, how these are packaged makes a difference sometimes. Half a glass of beer and half a glass of lemonade are either 2 separate drinks or make 1 shandy if combined. Same amount of sugar, same alcohol, different experience.

Yes, the effect may pass too.

In terms of treating HIV the two regimens are the equivalent.

- matt
"The object is to be a well patient, not a good patient"

Offline sanitex

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Re: started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)
« Reply #5 on: October 27, 2012, 01:08:04 PM »

  I am afraid to sleep but I do hope it shall be well,even my anxiety
has developed more than before because of it.the worst part of this
HIV is you can't disclose it to any person or explain to your friends
what medication you took dying silently alone
« Last Edit: October 27, 2012, 07:17:39 PM by sanitex »
27/12/07 cd4 20 vl 1million
10/4 /08 cd4 86 vl 63
1/7/08  cd4 186 vl undetectable
16/10/08 cd4 196 vl undet
23/1/09 cd4 248 vl un
10/9/11 cd4 418 vl <40 %22
13/12/11 cd4 410 vl undet 23%
24/2/12 cd4 545 vl undet 26%
on 22/2/12 change truvada to Recovir-EM
due to no stock on Truvada.
10/9/11 cd4 418 vl <40 %22
7/7/12 cd4 359 vl <40 22%
23/8/12 cd4 400 vl <40 23%,
testosterone test 7.5 ng/ml and
thyroid (TSH)1.32 ulu/ml creatinine.eGFR blck 1.5 all fasting test morning.
13/12/2012 cd4 523 24% vl <40
18/3/2013 cd4  513  23% vl <40
regimen ATRIPLA
03/8/2013 cd4 429 22% vl <40
13/11/2013 cd4 455 23% vl <40
Anti-HBs test (quantitative ) Anti-HBs positive
Titer 16.95 mlu/ml <10.00
22/3/14 cd4 396 vl <40 24%
24/7/14 change to Teevir
24/9/14 cd4 517 vl <40 22%

Offline sanitex

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Re: started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)
« Reply #6 on: October 30, 2012, 12:19:28 PM »


 H! Guys!!!,I just want to give an update about the Atripla as I
told you before.
Today I can say that am getting better not like few days ago
almost 85% better ,dizziness or whatever have subside not
like the very first day but still hapen occasionally  .

Newt and common_ground thank you guys for your fast respond.
I'll still give you an update if anything comes out . Thanks
Sanitex

27/12/07 cd4 20 vl 1million
10/4 /08 cd4 86 vl 63
1/7/08  cd4 186 vl undetectable
16/10/08 cd4 196 vl undet
23/1/09 cd4 248 vl un
10/9/11 cd4 418 vl <40 %22
13/12/11 cd4 410 vl undet 23%
24/2/12 cd4 545 vl undet 26%
on 22/2/12 change truvada to Recovir-EM
due to no stock on Truvada.
10/9/11 cd4 418 vl <40 %22
7/7/12 cd4 359 vl <40 22%
23/8/12 cd4 400 vl <40 23%,
testosterone test 7.5 ng/ml and
thyroid (TSH)1.32 ulu/ml creatinine.eGFR blck 1.5 all fasting test morning.
13/12/2012 cd4 523 24% vl <40
18/3/2013 cd4  513  23% vl <40
regimen ATRIPLA
03/8/2013 cd4 429 22% vl <40
13/11/2013 cd4 455 23% vl <40
Anti-HBs test (quantitative ) Anti-HBs positive
Titer 16.95 mlu/ml <10.00
22/3/14 cd4 396 vl <40 24%
24/7/14 change to Teevir
24/9/14 cd4 517 vl <40 22%

Offline Common_ground

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  • Posts: 288
Re: started one pill a day (ATRIPAL)
« Reply #7 on: October 30, 2012, 12:49:28 PM »
Great news Sanitex (why do I always think of Kleenex when I read your name  :o ). Anyway, heres for the remaining 15%  ;D
2011 May - Neg.
2012 June CD4:205, 16% VL:2676 Start Truvada/Stocrin
2012 July  CD4:234, 18% VL:88
2012 Sep  CD4:238, 17% VL:UD
2013 Feb  CD4:257, 24% VL:UD -viramune/truvada
2013 May CD4:276, 26% VL:UD

 


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