Jul 21, 2013
I currently take a combination of four medications. Three of them are taken once a day and one (Isentress- 400MG) is taken twice. I usually take the evening dose after dinner. After taking this morning's dose, I realized that I forgot to take the evening dose last night. What effect will that have on my readings?
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Isentress (raltegravir) should be taken twice daily, but in the specific instance of missing a dose of this medication, you could simply take the missed pill with the next dose-- the medication is nearly as effective taken once-daily as twice, so there's little harm in catching up this way.
There should be no effect on your viral load readings.
Be well, BY
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