A short time after my diagnosis, I was sold on the idea of Atripla, the one-pill-a-day treatment for HIV. Atripla contains efavirenz, which is associated with neuropsychiatric side-effects, i.e. side-effects concerning our moods and thoughts.
The most common side-effects are decreased concentration, dizziness, insomnia and vivid dreams. Less common side-effects are listed in the package insert as follows: “A small number of patients may experience severe depression, strange thoughts, or angr