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HIV medication regimen change
Dec 26, 2010

Dear Doctor. Thank you for taking time to answer our questions. I am about to start med on Atripla very soon. I am currently in the US but I will return to live permanently in asia where Atripla is inaccessible (very pricey). They have other kind of medication there, including Stocrin and Truvada though. Will this create a problem if I were to start Atripla here in the US and once return to Asia switch the med to Stocrin+Truvada? What about other kinds of regimen that are cheaper and available through government (different formulation/composition)? Thanks a lot. Happy holidays!

Response from Dr. Henry

Switching from Atripla to Stocrin + Truvada usually goes well so that would be a very reasonable plan with your upcoming move to Asia. KH



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