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Best Time To Take Truvada

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the best time for truvada

what is the best time to take truvada + efavirenz 600? what are the side effects of them? what can u advise me to protect from side effects? thank u very much....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Often most convenient to take both Truvada and efavirenz at the same time. Most patients tolerate best when taken before bedtime on a empty stomach (same is true with combined pill Atripla) though that does vary from person to person. KH... Read more »

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Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

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Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

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Posted by Augustus, 1 Reply
I am on about day 45 of this regimen, my first. Reached undetectable under 30 days, will see doc again on September 7, 6 days away. I have to do labs prior to going, and I gave in to temptation and had two glasses of wine the past three days.

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Posted by blueangel1980, 2 Replies
Hello all

I have an appointment with my I'D doc next week to consult hwr about starting Truvada. I was wanting to hear from people who have taken it either as PrEP, PeP, or as a part of your HIV treatment regime. Any side effects, precautions, or... Read more »