|Why Atripla on an empty stomach?
Feb 16, 2009
I like to eat at night. Will that affect Atripla, It doesnt make me queezy.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for your post.
So long as your side effects are acceptable, it's perfectly fine to take your Atripla with food-- the effect of food is to increase (slightly) the levels of efavirenz-- this simply increases the risk of developing those pesky efavirenz side effects, but should have no effect on the overal potency of the regimen.
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