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Can I Take Atripla With Milk

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Atripla and milk thistle

I take atripla in the morning on an empty stomach with no side effects and I was wondering if it is ok for me to take one Milk thistle (140mg) per day to maintain healthy live function. I will not be taking the milk thistle at the same time of day...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...data remain speculative, in my view. There is limited data on drug-drug interactions between thistle and the components of Atripla (tenofovir, FTC, efavirenz), though there is not believed to be any significant drug-drug interactions.It' my... Read more »

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Hi,I have been on Atripla since the end of December last year. I am undetectable already and my cd4... Read more »

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Silymarin (Milk Thistle)

...Line What Is Silymarin? Silymarin refers to the extract from the seeds of the plant Silybum marianum , also called "milk thistle." It has been used for over 2,000 years. During the Middle Ages, the seed of the milk thistle was commonly... Read more »
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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

... ef-FAH-ver-enz / em-tri-SIT-uh-bean / te-NOE-fo-veer --> Brand Name: Atripla Other Name(s): Efavirenz / Emtricitabina / Tenofovir DF Drug Class: Combination Drugs Atripla includes three antiretroviral Read more »
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Atripla

... Combo Drug Common Name: efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir disoproxil Brand Name: Atripla Class: Dual-class fixed dose combination; single dose regimen -- nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase Read more »
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