|Rank odor from new Stribild bottle
Aug 24, 2013
I transitioned to Stribild about 6 months ago with continued good results. My most recent mail order supply was not expedited to me as requested. I had some concerns about the 5 day delivery time due to the summer heat, especially here in Texas, but my doctor thought the delivery should be fine. I put my concerns aside, until now. I opened the first bottle of the new shipment and immediately noticed a rank, stale smell. I don't remember my previous refills having that smell. Even my partner noticed the smell. The other two bottles from that same delivery also had the smell.
Before I go through the process of trying to get an immediate refill thru retail approved, I'd like to confirm that I'm not overreacting to the smell. Many thanks.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
I'm not aware of this issue from Stribild. I'd suggest speaking to your pharmacist (or if these mail ordered, a local retail pharmacist knowledgable about HIV medications) about the odor.
Let us know what you find out. BY
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