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Odefsey User Reviews & Ratings

Odefsey has an average rating of 8.4 out of 10 from a total of 10 reviews on 80% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 10% reported a negative experience.

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Reviews for Odefsey

  • shaun
  • Taken for 1 to 6 months
  • June 18, 2016

For HIV Infection "I started Complera and Tivicay in July 2015 after 10 years without meds (VL 8,000 & CD4 450 when I started), and switched to Odefsey and Tivicay in May 2016. I didn't realize how much I'd appreciate taking the smaller Odefsey pill every day. The first few months on Complera, I often felt cloudy and got tired easily. I suspect that was a side effect. I don't really have that issue now. I was reluctant starting meds due to possible side effects, but actually my quality of life improved. Without meds I had daily upset stomach issues, but those disappeared immediately after I started. If you're on insurance, be sure to get the Gilead co-pay card. It'll cover your deductibles and co-pays."

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  • Joe
  • April 11, 2017

For HIV Infection "Five years on Atripla. Though was very beneficial to my health, the side effects were a serious problem. They say "your body will get used to it and eventually the side effects will go away." But for me, side effects never subsided. Been on Odefsey now for 1 year. Best medicine for me. Zero side effects, and I mean NONE. My numbers have been perfect throughout the Atripla experience and continue to be maintained with Odefsey."

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  • Takey...
  • Taken for less than 1 month
  • August 21, 2018

For HIV Infection "I did 6 years of Atripla, 2 years of Complera and now I switched to Odefsey 1 month ago. Complera was already great with me, just one side effect the gas. Every time I took it after 2h I would start to feel bloated. I was hoping that this effect will change with Odefsey but it stayed (I maybe need to wait more). Anyway if you also have gas problem, try to really not eat POTATOES anymore. You will still have gas but at least they don't stink :) (if someone has an other tips please share it)"

10 / 10
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  • JasonCA
  • Taken for 6 months to 1 year
  • June 10, 2018

For HIV Infection "I started Complera in 2007 with VL of 3000 & cd4 of 520 I had no side effects at all. I was advised to switch to Odefsey because the TAF was better for the liver. In the last year I’ve had every side effects you can think of from dizziness, to headaches, to chest pain and crescendoing with astronomical cholesterol levels Total cholesterol +92 points, HDL -10, +120 triglycerides +65 LDL, non-HD +92. I have no family history with cholesterol, I’m active and eat healthy. I would recommend to anyone that they Don’t take Odefsey."

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  • troys...
  • February 22, 2018

For HIV Infection "I was diagnosed in July of 2017, and immediately started on ODEFSY the following month. After 3 month I was undetectable. Very little side effects, I had headaches for a few weeks. However I took aleve to get rid of it. I feel really good now 6 months later"

9 / 10
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  • JZano
  • Taken for 1 to 2 years
  • February 8, 2021

For HIV Infection "I've been taking Odefsey for a little over a year and have minimal side effects so far. I started gaining weight right away, I developed stomach acid but I can't take anything for it with Odefsey, and my hair is thinning and breaking now. I switched from Triumeq and Biktarvy because of worse side effects with those. I feel a little tired and sometimes have trouble concentrating, but Odefsey seems to work the best for me at this point."

8 / 10
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  • Prett...
  • Taken for 2 to 5 years
  • September 27, 2021

For HIV Infection "I've been taking Odefsey for about 4 years now. I just looked in detail at the side effects of this drug and reaized I have quiet a few: 8/10 More Common 4/17 Less Common I've had seizures since for about 11 years now, and been on Odefsey at least 4, possibly 5, years of that, and recently my seizures have increased. Also I've been suffering from mental depression, as well as suicidal thoughts, weight loss, decreased appetite, strange dreams, trouble sleeping, tightness in chest, and sneezing. So I have an appointment with my doctor in November, and I will be mentioning the mental depression, and suicidal thoughts, along with my increase in seizures."

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  • Rock
  • Taken for 10 years or more
  • June 30, 2022

For HIV Infection "I have never had any side effects with this medication. Has kept me healthy with very good numbers since it’s debut (2016). I have HBP and high cholesterol, but Odefsey is not the reason. HIV+ since 1995. I’m grateful to Odefsey for keeping me alive with a good quality of life. One pill at night."

10 / 10
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  • Congy
  • Taken for 1 to 2 years
  • March 28, 2020

For HIV Infection "diagnosed as HIV 2013 summer. Started with Trimeq 2015, night sweats, tired and other issues, switched to Gevoya briefly in 2016 for 1 month, was a disaster, had to sleep the whole day and super worn out. Stop med for few weeks, back on trimeq still effortless, tired and sometimes night sweets; 2018 started with Odefsey, have to admit it is the best so far, feels "light", only sometimes I feel I need to sleep a lot and bit tired, apart from that it's amazing."

9 / 10
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  • MrLee...
  • Taken for 5 to 10 years
  • February 26, 2022

For HIV Infection "After switching from Atripla to Odefsey 5 years ago (approx) at my request before notice of adverse effect of Atripla. Noticeably side effects: sleep disorder accounting 20% feelings of isolation / hopelessness (psychological )20% Stigma of HIV medication 40%"

10 / 10
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