Dec 24, 2012
I was wondering how many doses you could miss and still be ok and not have to worry about virus mutation. I'm currently on the Reyataz/Truvada/Norvir combination and I have been pretty good about taking my meds every day (with the exception of a missed dose here and there), but recently I had to go an entire weekend without my meds because I had ran out and the pharmacy where I get my scripts filled was closed. Am I in any danger of having to change meds? I want to stay with one regimen as long as I can. I was able to go from a viral load of 459,000 to undetecatble in 6 weeks. I like the combo I'm on now bc i have absolutely no side effects.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
If your viral load was undetectable, there's little risk of developing resistance or need to switch meds after a 2 day holiday.
Perhaps the only relevant issue is to use the situation as a teachable moment and try to troubleshoot the situation so that it doesn't happen too often (or at all).
Be well and happy holidays, BY
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