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Atripla Dosing

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atripla dose

Hi doc, in a previous email u recommended that atripla taken at bedtime. I am using atripla as PEP treatment, taking it at 2pm daily. How can I make the transition to about 6pm? Do I go an hour or two daily until I reach 6pm or just switch over from...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Most patients take Atripla before bedtime on a relatively empty stomach (recommend not taking with a large meal with much fat in it). KH... Read more »

splitting Atripla dose

Hi, I started taking Atripla three weeks ago and, like many people, have the side-effect of... Read more »

worried Mom onAtripla dose

Dear Dr. Young,my son has been on Atripla almost 7 months and I would say with great adherence, his... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Elvitegravir in Treatment-Experienced People

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AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

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Project Inform

Analysis of CASTLE Finds No Benefit for Once-Daily Dosing

A poster presented at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC suggests that there is no adherence benefit of protease inhibitor treatment given once a day compared to twice a day. In fact, once daily dosing seemed to lead to small... Read more »
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Good results with Atripla

Posted by AliveNwell, 2 Replies
I have been taking Atripla since being diagnosed in 2009 with very good results. I was not even a fan of tylenol before becoming HIV + so a daily pill for HIV was a new experience. My doctor very vaguely mentioned that a side effect COULD BE vivid... Read more »

atripla sorage

Posted by worriedmom61, 2 Replies
My son is on Atripla living in very hot weather in Miami, and yesterday late afternoon his air conditioner broke,the apartment probably is around 85 or 87 degrees, because outsade is like 92, was trying to call Atripla manufacturer but they are... Read more »


Posted by xltnbear2go, 4 Replies
This is my second day on Atripla, and noticed some overall bloating; mostly in my legs. They're not so muscular and veiny, but full. Some anxiety, otherwise OK. Any other side affects other than those found in the internet? Read more »

ATRIPLA - 8mos

Posted by 1xltnbear2go, 4 Replies
Been on Atripla for 8 months. Labs excellent. Best single dose treatment. Must take med before bedtime; use of Tylenol PM not necessary anymore. Dreams 82% of the time "wet". Read more »