Time zone change
Jul 11, 2013
Doc, I hate to bother you with this simple question, but not sure what to do. I'm taking Isentress twice daily at 11am/11pm and Truvada once at 11am. I will soon move to another country with 12 hours time difference. Should I just stay on the same schedule but take mt Truvada at night (local time) instead or should I slowly walk it back an hour a day until I'm taking it in the morning again? Thank you.
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Since you already take your medicines twice daily, I'd just continue on the same schedule. There's no need to slowly adjust your dosing because of the time change. Alternatively, you could simply continue taking your Truvada in the morning once you arrive- the current medications aren't that sensitive to the timing of dosing.
Hope that helps, BY
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