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Jun 16, 2010

How long should I wait until I eat after taking Atripla? I ate four afterwards. Also I have been taking Atripla for a little over a month and still fell feel like a zombie?

Response from Dr. McGowan

Thanks for your post.

It is best to take Atripla on an empty stomach. We usually recommend waiting 2 hours after eating tyo be sure the stomach has time to empty.

Although most people who have neuropsychiatric symptoms (feeling like zombies) feel better in a few weeks, there are some who can have persistent symptoms for years. If this is disruptive to your life you should discuss it with your doctor. There may be other causes that need to be explored as well.

Best, Joe

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