|Trizivir - adherence hicup
Dec 21, 2003
Hi there! I have been undetectable for almost over 3 years (on treatment. My doctor switched me to trizivir 18 months ago (to minimise side effects). I've never failed a regimen, but recently had a run of several days where I was out by an hour or two on my evening dose. I very rarely, if ever, have missed a dose. What is the normal dose "window" I should aim for? Please advise as I think I might have been on drugs so long that I am starting to take my health for granted! Thanks Alan
| Response from Dr. Young
While we prefer to have doses around the same time each day, real world life sometimes makes this impossible each and every day.
I certainly wouldn't get to worried about doses that are within a hour or two of schedule. Even up to 4 hours off on a twice daily regimen isn't too bad; the real key is to take the medications, even if you're a little late.
Good luck, BY
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