Dec 4, 2012
Hi, using Atripla due to accidental exposure. I feel drunk for hours after taking the pill and have blurred vision. I have to take 30 pills. Are these side effects normal? Am scared about the blurred vision.
| Response from Dr. Henry
Many patients starting Atripla have central nervous system side effects (sleep problems, fuzzy thinking, even blurred vision) that is most intense if first 1-2 weeks and then generally diminishes. Most patients take Atripla before bedtime in order to sleep through the peak time for the side effects. I dont use Atripla after exposure very often due to the type of side effects you describe. KH
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