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Atripla And Food

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I'm suppossed to take Atripla on an empty stomach, what about soda?( ATRIPLA AND FOOD, 2009)

I accidentally forgot the empty stomach policy on my Atripla, I haven't eaten, but I drank two glasses of Soda within two hours of when I'm supposed to take my meds, should I take it later or is it referring more to food.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hours after i eat. is that correct? Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Taking efavirenz (Sustiva), a component of Atripla, with food increases absorption of the drug, which in turn leads to higher blood levels, which can be associated with... Read more »

Taking Atripla with food

Hi, I started taking Atripla a little over a month ago. At first I was taking on an empty stomach... Read more »

Atripla with food?

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AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...effects. If you miss your dose, you can take Atripla up to 12 hours late. Otherwise, take your next dose at the regular time. Food with high fat content can increase levels of efavirenz and should not be eaten before taking a dose of Atripla. ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Atripla comes in tablet form and is taken by mouth without food. Recommended Daily Dose The recommended dosage of Atripla is one tablet (600 mg of efavirenz, 200 mg of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

...nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg capsule once a day, with or without food, and no food restrictions. The dosing needs to be adjusted for people who have decreased kidney function. It is... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viread

...nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs, or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet once a day, with or without food, and no food restrictions. Dosing frequency needs to be adjusted for people with decreased kidney function. Take... Read more »
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atripla experience

Posted by hopefulone, 13 Replies
...i started atripla about 10 days ago. i thought i would share my experience since i had read about some experiences with the drug that made me Read more »

need info on Atripla

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...just test postive docter said i should consider Atripla what side-affect should I expect please give me your honest feeling Read more »

positive or negative?

Posted by wasek, 4 Replies
...A confirmed hiv+ couple never had ARV. They only took a specific combination of food items for 4 months and became undetected/negative. If the status of them remain undetected/negative even after 2.5 years without Read more »

High Sex Drive and Atripla

Posted by malcolm, 4 Replies
...I started Atripla a few days ago and since I get really horny at night. I take it around 10 p.m. just after having some turkey slices. During the Read more »