|Stribild & Isentress
Mar 16, 2014
Hi there, For several years I have taken Atripla and Isentress and this combo has worked well for me (viral load fully suppressed after Atripla alone initially would not fully suppress it). My doctor and I have decided to switch to Stribild to help me get a good night's sleep (Atripla impacted my sleep). However, my doctor has prescribed me both Stribild and Isentress together and pharmacists and Gilead (Stribild) have suggested that I should not be taking Isentress with Stribild. Is it OK to continue both? Just would like second opinion. Thanks! Matt
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello Matt and thanks for posting.
If your virus doesn't have a history of drug resistance, the Stribild alone is adequate.
I'd touch base with your doctor to confirm his or her intent.
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