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Can You Take Atripla In The Day Time

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Day 254: Changing the Time of Day I Take Atripla (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . So after experiencing insomnia that has become bothersome, I decided to talk to my... Read more »
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Do I Have to Take My HIV Meds at the Same Time Every Day?

Joel Gallant, M.D., M.P.H. Time may be a human invention, but it can be a very important one when it comes to taking medications. However, should we let the stress of trying to take a medication at the same time every day get in the way of our... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

What Is Atripla? Who Should Take Atripla? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Atripla Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Atripla React With Other Drugs? What Is Atripla? Atripla is a tablet that contains three antiretroviral drugs... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Not taking atripla at the same time every day.

Hi and thanks in advance for the support you give doctors give us. i have been on atripla for four months now and I want to know how much margin of time is allowed without causing much problem to my health. I travel a lot between Mountain and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post.In general, it's not so critical that you take your medications at precisely the same time every day. With a once-daily regimen like Atripla, a several hour window is adequate-- so a couple hour variation with... Read more »

Atripla and Tranxene, Xanax and Timing of Atripla

1.Recently, a doctor has recommended a short term use Tranxene to deal with anxiety. Would there be significant contraindication to the use if used at 7.5mg twice a day?2. Vivid dreams recently returned to my sleep after 2 years of using...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Use of Xanaz and efavirenz (Stocrine/Atripla) together is not recommended due to concern about high levels of xanax with potential serious side effects. I would also be concerned that if your have developed sleep problems from efavirenz after... Read more »

time to take atripla

Is it important to take atripla on exactly the same time everyday, or can i just take it when i go to bed, even if that would be at a different time each day?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for your post.It's ok to take your bedtime medications (Atripla) with some fluctuation in time- just make sure to take it every night.BY... Read more »

ATRIPLA (WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO TAKE IT)

Doctor, My husband is taking Atripla at 8pm every day and we take food 30 minutes after he takes Atripla. Do you think this is the best time for him? He has been having some stomach upset after he takes the medicines. please advise...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks, the best time to take Atripla is before bed on an empty stomach. Usually 2 hours after eating (or 30 minutes to 1 hour before eating) would be best. Taking the medicine with food can increase the absorption and could cause some nervous... Read more »
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4 days on atripla

Posted by CMH, 1 Reply
Started atripla 4 days ago. I was really apprehensive to start based on the side-effects i'd been reading about. This post is for everyone out there putting it off. Don't. It's not bad at all. Nothing bad to report at all. First night I had a... Read more »

Atripla side effects (what not someone else with Atripla Drama)

Posted by Kenn, 3 Replies
Looking for another opinion if I should continue with Atripla and try to ride out the next two weeks or stop and try another medication. I'm on day 5, I have a history of anxiety and so far this has been multiplied two fold. I have been walking... 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 night I wake my boy up and pound away. He says I should not be concerned but is it unusual? I can't... Read more »

High Sex Drive and Atripla

Posted by malcolm, 2 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 night I wake my boy up and pound away. He says I should not be concerned but is it unusual? I can't... Read more »