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Adherence Missed Dose Of Atripla

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Missed Dose of Atripla

I have been on Atripla since June 2008. When I was first put on Atripla, I was already very sick, with a CD4 count of 38, and a Viral Load of 87,000. Fortunately now (last labs Sept. 2010) my CD4 is up to 350 with an Undetectable Viral Load around...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Please direct your HIV specific questions to the HIV forum. However, I want to reassure you that missing one dose of Atripla after such excellent adherence will have no effect. Congratulations on your excellent progress and keep up the good work.... Read more »

Been on Atripla and missed one Dose.

Hello, I have been poz since April 2012 and been taking Atripla for about 3 months now. My CD4... Read more »

I have missed my dose of Atripla.

Dear Doctor,I have been diagnosed positive for nearly 2 years now and started taking my Atripla... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco General Hospital

One Year on Therapy and Counting ... Doses Taken: 1,460; Doses Missed: 0

I am what is referred to as a highly motivated and compliant patient. I am highly motivated to stay alive and healthy, and I know that the way to maintain my health is to comply, conscientiously and consistently, with the multidrug regimen my doctor... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Once Daily Dosing Improves Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy

The association of once-daily antiretroviral dosing with self-reported ART adherence was the subject of the current study. The team examined this association among participants of the Ontario Cohort Study who were currently taking ART and who had... Read more »
Being Alive

Unplanned Treatment Interruptions Involve a Greater Risk of Virological Failure Than Missing Occasional Doses

Unstructured treatment interruptions -- rather than missed doses of medication -- involve a greater risk of a detectable viral load, US research published in the online edition of AIDS suggests. Investigators analysed the results of 16 clinical... Read more »
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FAQs About Treatment Adherence From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

Timing and Dosages | Missing Doses and Treatment Interruptions | Resistance Concerns | Drug Interactions | Side Effects | Switching Regimens Timing and Dosages What do you mean when you say "adherence"? What level of treatment adherence... Read more »
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switching to Atripla >worried

Posted by mauka, 8 Replies
My doc convinced me to switch to Atripla since after taking crixivan for about ten years my triglycerides are pretty dang high(over 600). I've been taking Norvir, Crixivan and Truvada and the idea of just taking one pill a day is a dream indeed,... Read more »

Hi, guys, I've been missing you all, esp AIDSTOHV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is so good to be back, I and my husband have been very busy with blood work, trying to get a head doc---long, long waiting list for that with an HMO, and just dealing with life in general. Also we went to the Northern Lights ALternatives, which... Read more »

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 Dreams

Posted by AtriplaUser, 1 Reply
Hey,

Anyone out there figured out a way to control these dreams that Sustiva in Atripla brings? Also I hear that African American's absorb the drug at a higher rate causing more issues.

Anyone figured out a way around this?
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