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Mixed Signals from Doctors & Literature

Nov 8, 2007


I have been getting mixed signals from several Doctors as well as some literature I read regarding minor time changes in the time I take my medication. I would greatly appreciate your opinion on this matter. I currently take Atripla once at night time, and due to many reasons, I sometimes take it 1 hour early or 1 hour later then the Ideal 24 hour time frame. Keep in mind I have never missed a nightly dose. Am I putting myself at risk for resistance or is a 1 or 2 hour difference built into the medications.

Thanks for your advise and experience in this matter. You all do great work!

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

Your time schedule is fine. A 1 or 2 hour difference won't make any difference with your regimen.


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