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Word on the Street: Advice on Adhering to HIV Treatment

June 14, 2012

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Evelyn Hernandez

Evelyn Hernandez, Palm Springs, Calif.; Diagnosed 1993

I have my own little routine. I take my meds when I eat dinner. And that's what I do every single day. So, my recommendation is to take your medication when you're less stressed, like when you're at home. If you're working, there's so much going on in the office that it may not be a good time. Breakfast might not be a good time, because you might have to deal with side effects that will impact you throughout the entire day. I tend to take my medications at night, because if I do experience any side effects, I can sleep through them. Just adhere to your medications.

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