|Can I take anti-acid
Sep 18, 2007
I'm on Atripla and always forget to ask my Dr this question. Can I take anti-acids, eat grapefruit? Anything to watch out for? Thank you in advance.
Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
Yes, it's ok to take Atripla (tenofovir/FTC/efavirenz) with antacids or grapefruit. There's no strict diet requirements either-- you can take Atripla with or without food, though when taken with food, the absorption increases (increasing the potential for side effects).
? Change to Kivexa or stay with Combivir?
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.