Review: could Atripla cause Lipodystrophy Acquired?


Lipodystrophy acquired is found among people who take Atripla, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Citalopram Hydrobromide, and have Hiv infection . We study 4,291 people who have side effects while taking Atripla from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Lipodystrophy acquired. Find out below who they are, when they have Lipodystrophy acquired and more.

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Atripla has active ingredients of efavirenz; emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hiv infection. (latest outcomes from Atripla 4,581 users)

Lipodystrophy Acquired

Lipodystrophy acquired (a regional loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue which usually starts in the face, extends downward acquired) has been reported by people with hiv infection, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, gestational diabetes, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (latest reports from 2,269 Lipodystrophy acquired patients).

On Oct, 17, 2016

4,291 people reported to have side effects when taking Atripla.
Among them, 9 people (0.21%) have Lipodystrophy Acquired

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Atripla cause Lipodystrophy acquired?

Time on Atripla when people have Lipodystrophy Acquired *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Lipodystrophy Acquired when taking Atripla *:

  • female: 28.57 %
  • male: 71.43 %

Age of people who have Lipodystrophy Acquired when taking Atripla *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hiv Infection (8 people, 88.89%)
  • Pain (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Hypertension (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Depression (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Temazepam (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Pantoprazole (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Omeprazole (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Ibuprofen (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (1 person, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Range Of Motion Decreased (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Insomnia (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Headache (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Facial Wasting (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Abnormal Dreams (2 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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