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Do I Have To Take Atripla At The Same Time

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Atripla Timing

I am currently taking Atripla but am concerned about consistent timing. I would like to take the pill at the same time everyday but I go to bed between 9 and 12 every night and taking the medication before i go to sleep causes me to be dizzy and...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. This should not be a problem. There is enough forgiveness in the regimen to allow for several hours difference in dosing interval. So you can vary the time of the dose to match your bedtime and avoid these side effects.... Read more »

Atripla timing variations

I started Atripla 2 months ago, my last lab one month ago I had VL 1900. I work irregular shift... Read more »

Changing Medication (Atripla) Timing

Bonjour!I am seeking your advice whether I can change the time I take my atripla because I recently... Read more »
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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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Switching From Atripla to Complera

Now that the best-selling Atripla has a real competitor, an important question becomes, can people switch from Atripla to the new Complera? While switching to a new and improved drug or regimen is common, there was a concern about switching here... Read more »
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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 »
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Atripla's Co-Pay Program Now Saves More Money

The co-pay program for Atripla now eliminates the requirement that people first pay $50 out-of-pocket before financial assistance begins. The same is true for the drugs that make up Atripla (Sustiva and Truvada), as well as the medications that make... Read more »
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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 »

Atripla -- High Triglycerides, Lovaza or Lopid use

Posted by JimNC, 1 Reply
My husband was diagnosed with HIV in 2009. He'd obviously been POS for quite a long time. (2,000,000+ HIV count, T cell 180). He went on Atripla, quickly reducing his HIV count from 2M-500K-50K-500 every 3 months, now undetectable. His T cells has... Read more »

atripla question

Posted by MIT, 3 Replies
hi everyone. going to begin treatment for the first time. have maintained really healthy numbers for 5 years now - 360 tcell and viral load has never risen above 16000 but %'s are are falling a bit and platelets are low and as a result i'm having to... Read more »

Atripla nightmares

Posted by lilfshrmn, 3 Replies
Been having PTSD type nightmares pretty regularly since I started Atripla. Some times I just shake them off and try to get back to sleep. Some are so disturbing I cannot. I hate to change since I has been working wonders on my immune system. ... Read more »