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Dec 4, 2012
I am wondering if it is ok to skip a dose of Atripla for New Year Eve. I have been taking it everyday since August of this year. My doctor says I am doing well. I have heard and read opposing theories. specially about FOTO or five days on two days off. Can you shed some light on this theory as well as if I can skip one dose a month to have a night out??
Response from Dr. Henry
Missing a single dose of Atripla for someone who is doing well on it (suppressed virus) generally would not be a problem for most patients. Would let your HIV doctor know about it. KH
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