|Can I change when I take Atripla?
Aug 10, 2011
Im having some problems sleeping at night. Could I try taking Atripla earlier in the day instead of right before bedtime? Maybe this might help me sleep better. Have done well on this drug overall.
| Response from Dr. Henry
Yes-if no other factors identified that could contribute to sleep problems (such as sleep apnea, stress, other drugs-prescription or otherwise including caffeine and alcohol) then a trial of dosing the Atripla in the AM is worth considering on a trial basis. If that doesnt help then consider a trial switch off efavirenz (to another NNRTI, boosted protease inhibitor, or raltegravir based regimen). KH
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