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Diazepam and Atripla

Apr 4, 2010

Is it ok to use Diazepam (30mg) per day while on Atripla? Will it interfere with Atripla's function?

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for your post.

Diazepam (Valium) should be used with caution when taking Atripla-- diazepam levels are increased and may cause increased sedation. If you must be on a medication of this class, I'd start with the lowest possible dose.

Hope this helps, BY

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