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I Took My HIV Meds An Hour Late

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Took my HIV medication one hour late

Hi there my doctor has placed me on the little pink pill about a month ago which I usually take around 10pm every night it contains - Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate 300mg/Efavirenz 600mg/and Emtricitabine now I'm worried if the slip up in taking...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Geez, one hour late? It's not even remotely "late". Don't worry. All that's really requested with a regimen that you're taking is to take them every evening. Not every 1000 or 1100.... Read more »

Accidentally took my meds a minute late

Hi, I am currently on Lamzid and aluvia, I always take my meds at 9am and 9pm but yesterday I took... Read more »

Really scared: PeP dose late by a few hours (sometimes 2-3 hours) the first two weeks

Dear Doctor,I have been put on PeP (combination of 2 meds only) after I had unprotected sex with... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Late HIV Diagnosis: Predictors, Costs, Consequences, and Solutions

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When Starting HIV Treatment Is a Merry-Go-Round of Pills

Not long ago I started my meds. I've been diagnosed since late 2008, but it was not until December of last year that I started treatment, when my CD4 count dropped to 320. As an active member of an online forum on HIV/AIDS in Brazil, as well as a... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

To Party or Not to Party

I want to take time this month to discuss "partying," specifically with drugs. There has been much talk of late about the use of drugs at circuit parties and the bars, especially the drug GHB. At Operation: Survive! a year or so ago, a... Read more »

The Golden Girls (and Boys): What It's Really Like to Grow Older With HIV/AIDS, Part 1

Since the invention of protease inhibitors in the late '90s, HIV has morphed from a death sentence into a chronic manageable disease. That shift means that more and more people living with HIV are going to see their golden years. That's an amazing... Read more »
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Just took the test!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just wanted to say that I just took the at the local lab and they said it would probably only take 24 hours for results. I will call them tomorrow night. I am the one who has been posting on here lately about the encounter in 1992... Read more »

Fatigue and working 40+ hours a week

Posted by GemineyeSF, 8 Replies
Forgive me for being so specific but... is anybody around 50 years old, positive for...well at least more than a decade and still working your butt off at a very demanding job?

A lot of things kinda hit all at once for me a couple of years ago: 1) I... Read more »

HELP! Took Atripla By Mistake

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 4 Replies
I brought my medicine bottles to work today to reorder my them by phone. While rushing to take my vitamins, I took an Artipla pill by mistake. (I usually take one at night). Im beginning to stress out about this.

There was a post in one of the... Read more »

encounter that took place 3 months back with CSW and condom broke

Posted by scaredandworried, 1 Reply
This is my story. On June 26th I had vaginal sex with a CSW. For about approximately 3-5 minutes towards climax I was thrusting hard and fast. Just before I was about to ejaculate I tried pulling out. However, I ejaculated in her and the condom... Read more »