|Dosage time variations for Stribild
Nov 7, 2013
Hi Dr. Young,
I have been on Stribild for nearly a year now with undetectable VL and CD4 counts in the mid 600's. I take it at night normally around 10:30 to 11:00 with my dinner (pretty late, I know). However, once or twice a week, social and family plans require me to take it with dinner as early as 6:30 or 7:00. Is this time variation a big deal with Stribild or any new class of meds, like Complera? I seemed to remember you said at one point that it's not, but just want to confirm. Thanks, Dr. Young.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Moving your dosing time for a once-daily medication regimen by a few hours has no consequences. Indeed, what's much more important with Complera is to take the pill with a full meal (just as you're doing).
Hope that helps, BY
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