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not enough drug
Jun 9, 2003

dr If i am on a suppressive regimen of say three drugs, would would adding a fourth from time to time do any harm.Could it possibly catch any resistance before it became a problem or would the sub-optimal dose be a magnet for mutations. Thanks

Response from Dr. Young

In general, if you're doing well on your three drug regimen, I would not recommend adding a forth medication.

The question does hint at asking if your current regimen is, let's say, as potent as possible or as adhereable as possible. If not, this might be a reasonable time to see if your regimen could use a tune up. BY



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