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Can I Take Atripla With Sleeping Pills

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Atripla and Melatonin pills combination

Hello, I am having Atripla treatment since 2011. I would like to know if taking Melatonine pills for sleeping may have any negative reaction in combination with Atripla. Thank you very much for your help....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This should not be a problem. I would try it on a weekend when you have no obligations the next day in case you experience excessive sleepiness on waking. But, I doubt there will be a problem.DW... Read more »

atripla/sustiva sleep issues

Following up on the sleep issues with sustiva, if you substitute sustiva from you're regiment,... Read more »

Atripla and sleep problem

I have been on Atripla for over 16 months. The vivid dreams ( some quite disturbing0 have not... Read more »
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On Sleeping and Traveling While Taking Atripla

Stephen A. I started taking Atripla [efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC] about nine months ago, and the worst side effects for me are apparent when I am sleeping. My fiancĂ©e tells me I have an increased breathing rate, I sweat a lot, my limbs tend to... Read more »
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CROI 2012: New Full-Regimen Quad Pill as Effective as Atripla

The new Quad pill keeps HIV under control as well as Atripla (Sustiva + Viread) in one study, and in another performs as well as boosted Reyataz. Compared to Atripla, the Quad showed fewer neurological side effects. It's very likely this new pill... Read more »
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Racial Differences Seen in Comparison of Stribild and Atripla as First-Line Therapy

A head-to-head comparison of two single-pill, once-daily HIV treatment regimens appears to favor the long-term use of elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir (Stribild) over efavirenz/tenofovir/emtricitabine (Atripla) in African Americans,... Read more »
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"Quad" Pill Continues to Impress in Week-48 Results; Cobicistat Moves Forward in Battle With Ritonavir

The "quad" -- a once-daily, four-drug combination pill -- continues to sail relatively smooth waters on its route through the HIV drug development process. Building off its solid showing at CROI earlier this year , 48-week phase 2 data newly... Read more »
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Solution to Atripla Side Effects (at least for me)

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starting treatment - Atripla ?

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