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wrong dose
Jan 19, 2008

Recently on vacation I had all my meds together. I am not sure, but based on my pill count upon my return, I may have taken the wrong dose of medication twice on a 3 week trip. I take 3TC, Viread, and Sustiva once a day. I think I inadvertently took two viread with my sustiva instead of one of each pill on two occasions. Will this have any short or long term effects?

Thanks for your help.

Response from Dr. Young

Thanks for your post.

I don't think that this episode will have any significant long- or short-term issues. Nevertheless, there may be some lessons in your story- perhaps using a pill box would help assure the right number of pills with each dosing-sometimes simple modifications can optimize adherence.

Best of health, BY

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