Melatonin Benefits And Hiv

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I have recently been diagnosed as HIV+ and am currently taking Atripla. I am experiencing some sleep problems. Would taking melatonin help or does will it react with the medication?ThanksCharlie
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine use with efavirenz (in Atripla)-I have some pxs who have taken melatonin with Atripla with no side effects but uncertain benefit. KH Read more »

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