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feeling sleepy all the time
Feb 5, 2013

i just started taking tribuss it been a month i always feel tired and sleepy most of the time. is it still the side effects? what can i use to boost my energy

Response from Dr. Henry

Perhaps 5-10% of patients taking Tribus (Atripla in US) have persistent noticeable sleep/brain side effects after the first 4 weeks. Changing to AM dosing helps some. I would discuss with your HIV provider to explore whether there are any other contributing causes that need to be addressed and/or , if problem persists and seems possibly related to the efavirenz, whether a change in medications should be considered (such as changing the efavirenz to nevirapine). KH

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