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Review: could Atripla cause Lipodystrophy acquired?

We study 1,588 people who have side effects while taking Atripla from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Lipodystrophy acquired and more.

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Atripla

Atripla (latest outcomes from 1,907 users) has active ingredients of efavirenz; emtricitabine; tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. It is often used in hiv infection.

Lipodystrophy acquired

Lipodystrophy acquired (a regional loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue which usually starts in the face, extends downward acquired) (latest reports from 6,378 patients) has been reported by people with hiv infection, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, antiretroviral therapy, diabetes, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 19, 2014: 1,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Atripla. Among them, 1 people (0.06%) has Lipodystrophy Acquired. They amount to 0.02% of all the 6,378 people who have Lipodystrophy Acquired on eHealthMe.

Trend of Lipodystrophy acquired in Atripla reports

Time on Atripla when people have Lipodystrophy acquired * :

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

FemaleMale
Lipodystrophy acquired100.00%0.00%

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

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Severity of Lipodystrophy acquired when taking Atripla ** :

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How people recovered from Lipodystrophy acquired ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Depression (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Hypertension (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Hiv infection (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tylox (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Paracetamol (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Omeprazole (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Pantoprazole (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Truvada (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • no painful urination, recent urine specimen revealed protein in urine (sign of infection?). I had a urinary tract infection, it was treated & resolved (to my knowledge). I don't drink alcohol, at all, or smoke. I do not take any OTC meds.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I was prescribed tenofovir since 2006 in many of the combination medications for hIV treatment. doctors did not inform me of the risks. In May of 2014 I was diagnosed with CKD 3. Tis wen un checks all theses years. I was taken off Atripla "to see if my leg pain would go away" and restarted 3 months later on Complera and within days I started suffering from full body pain. The doctors insisted i stay on the medication. Then i was prescribed Stribild in 2013 and my GFR declined to 36. No doctor has yet to warm me of any side effects even when i ask they say there are no side effects. How can someone go to a doctor 6 times a year and have blood drawn 6 times or more a year and they not know you have a kidney problem.? No attorney will take my case.

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