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Atripla And Traveling And Time

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Traveling Overseas

I have started taken Atripla after this March diagnosis for 5 days now. I take it around 3 a.m. I will be on an overseas business trip for a week. The location is 12 hours ahead of where I am, how should I take Atripla?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...different approaches to dealing with time changes and Atripla dosing. The first (and what most of my patients do) is on day of travel to change your watch (and dosing) to the new time zone and take your medications as scheduled- this would mean... Read more »

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...Viread]), once a day, on an empty stomach or with a light, low-fat snack. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $1,755.50 / month Manufacturer contact: ... Read more »
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...loss, paranoid thinking, and thoughts of suicide. Some patients may develop a severe rash. The NRTIs in Atripla can cause a sometimes fatal lactic acidosis and liver disease as well as blood problems or muscle weakness. A doctor should be... Read more »
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...who can swallow an intact capsule, one 200 mg capsule once daily. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $437.28 / month for 200 mg capsules; $103.25 for 10... Read more »
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