|Dosing time adjustment?
Nov 7, 2004
Hi... I began treatment about a month ago with once-daily sustiva & Epzicom. I developed a hypersensitivity rash to epzicom on day 12 and was switched to Truvada. Rash was gone in 2 days. My 2 week labs were fantastic: VL from 330,000 to 2250 and cd4 from 270 to 457 after just 2 weeks. I'm hoping this success can be continued with Truvada. My problem is that I started my dosing too early in the evening, made earlier by the fall time change. The dizziness attributed to sustiva has made evening activities difficult. Is there a way I can safely delay evening dosing from 9:30pm to about 11pm? I know these drugs are sensitive and I don't want to risk resistance, but I need a social life!
| Response from Dr. Lee
Certainly you can move the dosing. It is good you are being so careful about the timing of doses. How about moving the dose by 1/2 hour each night to a later time? That should not be a problem.
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