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Atripla + Truvada
Jan 22, 2013

Can i patient be on Atripla and Truvada? As a boost therapy. I know you have truvada in atripla. But I was wondering if is possible.

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

There would be no reason to take both Atripla (tenofovir/FTC/efavirenz) and Truvada (tenofovir/FTC), since you would essentially be double (or over-) dosing on both tenofovir and FTC.

Indeed, you'd only probably increase your risk of toxicity without any additional antiviral benefit.

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