Generic Name: Efavirenz 600 mg / Emtricitabine 200 mg / Tenofovir 300 mg
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|600 / 200 / 300mg (90 tablets)||$5.16||$597 $464
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CHEMICAL NAME Efavirenz / Emtricitabinen / Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (e FAV e renz, em true SYE ta been and ten OF oh vir dye soe PROX il FUE ma rate )
Atripla (Efavirenz/ Emtricitabine/ Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate) is a type of combination medication containing antiviral therapy along with Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors - NRTI which used to treat HIV infection.
By combining both NNRTI and NRTI, Atripla blocks HIV enzyme activity and its multiplication in the body. If you have started the therapy then you cannot discontinue the same unless suggested by your healthcare provider.
It is important to understand that the medication does not cure the infection. So, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you are breastfeeding so that the medical professional can plan your dosage accordingly.
Common side effects of using Atripla includes - Headache, dizziness, sleep issues, vomiting, diarrhea, etc.
However, much serious side effects may include -
Do not use the Atripla if you are allergic to it or if you have certain health issues like diabetes, liver or kidney issues, high cholesterol levels, bone loss, hepatitis infection, etc.
Questions and Answers | Efavirenz/ Emtricitabine/ Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
1. Can I flush the medication?
Answer - It is important to not to flush the same in the toilet. Proper discussion must be taken up with the healthcare provider before continuing with the medication.
2. Does it impact body health?
Answer- The medication is known to impact on the liver and may worsen the same.
Similarly, it may take an impact on birth control pills and increase your chances of becoming pregnant.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.