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Must Atripla be kept in the bottle with the dessicant?

Aug 17, 2008

My apologies if this has already been answered, but I could not find the answer on the forum. A friend informed me that Atripla is supposed to be kept in the bottle in which it is sold along with the dessicant. I, like many people, put the pills in a 7-day pill box to help remember to take it each night. If one generally keeps the Atripla in a temperature- and climate-controled room, is it really necessary to keep it in the bottle with the dessicant cube?

Thanks in advance.

Response from Dr. Young

In a word, no.


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