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How To Take Atripla In A Different Time Zone

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aids drugs timing when travelling to another country with different time zone

Hello,my mother would be visiting me here in US very soon. Currently she is on truvada and efavirenz. In india she takes truvada in the morning and efavirenz before going to bed.Since there is a time difference of 12 hours, is it ok if she continues...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Hello and thank you for your post.Since efavirenz (Sustiva, part of Atripla) is typically taken around bedtime and has lasts in the body for a long time, the easiest thing to do is to simply take it according to local time. So, when your Read more »

HIV Drugs timing while travelling to different country time zone

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Atripla (Efavirenz + Emtricitabine + Tenofovir)

...stop working. This is called "developing resistance" to the drug. See Fact Sheet 126 for more information on resistance. Sometimes, if your virus develops resistance to one drug, it will also have resistance to other ARVs. This is called... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, June 29, 2010

...two of the three drugs in Atripla (efavirenz/tenofovir/FTC) belong. Could Atripla still work well for me? What's the average time period between starting HIV meds and treatment failure due to resistance?   HIV Med Dose Timing -- and... Read more »
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Atripla

...Viread]), once a day, on an empty stomach or with a light, low-fat snack. Take missed dose as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $1,755.50 / month Manufacturer contact: ... Read more »
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An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...loss, paranoid thinking, and thoughts of suicide. Some patients may develop a severe rash. The NRTIs in Atripla can cause a sometimes fatal lactic acidosis and liver disease as well as blood problems or muscle weakness. A doctor should be... Read more »
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...i started atripla about 10 days ago. i thought i would share my experience since i had read about some experiences with the drug that made me Read more »

Atripla and headache question

Posted by jdsv, 2 Replies
...I've been taking Atripla for 1 month now and seem to have kept a medium to sometimes severe headache almost the entire time. I also had two root canals right after starting the regime. Operating on the assumption Read more »