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Can I Take Sustiva And Truvada With Food

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Brand name: Truvada Generic name: emtricitabine/tenofovir, or FTC/TDF Class: Nucleoside/nucleotide reverse transcriptase inhibitor (nucleoside/nucleotide, NRTI, or nuke) -- fixed dose combination Manufacturer: Gilead Sciences, Inc., , (800) GILEAD-5 (445-3235) AWP: $1,427.09/month Standard Dose: For adults and pediatric patients 12 years or older and weighing more than 77 pounds, one tablet (200 mg...
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time delay in sustiva/truvada

can you tell me if i have done the wrong thing?... i read the instructions on truvada that said take with food. and then sustiva said few hours after a meal.. which i took truvada at 7 and sustiva at really worried i have done the wrong thing...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That should be fine. Actually many patients take the Truvada and Sustiva together (at the time of the Sustiva dose). Those meds are all combined together in Atripla which is most often taken before bed time (in your case 10 PM for both is usually... Read more »

waiting for single pill sustiva/truvada

alive and well w/ sustiva/truvada but my copays are becomming more than I spend on food! does anyone have an educated guess when the much anticipated combintation pill might be made actually be available? (I think it should be named struvidas)...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.I think before year's end (probably much sooner), we'll see the triple, once-daily pill. BY... Read more »

Taking Truvada & Sustiva - pls help -2nd question

Dear Keith,Thank you for replying to my question regarding taking Sustiva. I greatly appreciate your time. You didnt mention Truvada though, which is one of the ART's i'm taking alongside Sustiva. Do i have to take Truvada at the exact...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Truvada can be taken with or without food. The individual components have a long half life so the exact timing of the dose can vary by a number or hours from day to day without major concern. It can be taken at the end of the evening with the... Read more »

sustiva and truvada

do i have to take sutiva and truvada at the same time every day or can i switch the times according to my schedule...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Sustiva is better to take before bedtime and after at least 2 hours of a meal since it can cause a bit of a mental fog for the first hours and food can increase that effect. You can take Truvada whenever you want (with or without food).Nelson... Read more »
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