|Atripla not dissolving in my system
May 6, 2012
Hi, I have been taking Atripla for over two years now. Recently I have changed my routine to morning dose. I have noticed two times half dissolved pill in my feces. It can not be anything else but Atripla, as it is the only medication I am taking. I have usually very fast passage and I usually have 3 bowel movements a day. I have looked up info about crushing Atripla before taking it and I have found out that this is not recommended. I am very concerned if I am getting the right dose into my system as it looks like half of the pill gets evacuated with feces. Thank you
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Unless you have a serious problem with dumping syndrome or diarrhea, I don't imagine that this will be of any significance. I'd be sure to discuss the situation with your doctor, but if your viral load is undetectable, you're in good shape.
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