|Medication adherence and time table
Feb 18, 2004
Thank you for your web site it has alot of very helpful information. I have recently started taking medications, i take viread and emtriva at dinner time and sustiva at night. My question is i work for an airline so travel about 15 days of the month, when home in TN i take my viread and emtriva between 6 and 7 pm CST and take sustiva between 10-11 pm cst. As i am in the West coast often should i take my meds at the same time 6-7 PT and 10-11 PT or should i adjust my meds to fit my central time zone schedule. Thank you for any advice that you can give me.
| Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your question.
You should be able to take all of your medications together, to simplify things a little. Because of the very long half lives of the medications that you're taking, I'd probably just adjust your med taking to suit the time zone that you're currently in-- in other words, a shift of 2- or 3-hours won't make too much of a difference for your medications.
Thanks for reading. Let us know how your regimen works out. BY
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