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Missed Atripla For A Week

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missed 2 doses of Atripla

Hi Doctor,I am writing to you because i'm getting quite concerned about having taken a dose of Atripla 15 hours late last week and then missed two consecutive doses for the past two days. I am visiting my family abroad and i have contracted...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello A and thanks for posting.I wouldn't think that the 2 missed doses of your medications should cause any problems. No need to get early follow up testing at all.Hope that the norovirus is resolving.Safe travels,BY... Read more »

missing 1 day atripla

I just started on atripla 10 days ago. This is my first time on meds. I've been taking it... Read more »


I am on atripla for the past two months. I always drink my tablet at the same time everyday, but... Read more »

Atripla Week 8 Blood Draw: Getting Closer to Undetectable (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 . Just a quick video that I shot with my cell phone during a doctor's visit for my... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Gay, Deaf and Missing the Message; Deaf People Are Affected by HIV/AIDS at Higher Rates Than the Hearing

In kicking off Pride Week festivities on Monday, Toronto Councilor Kyle Rae noted that American Sign Language interpreters will translate speeches and song lyrics at all official events. Advocates worry that that many deaf people are missing out on... Read more »

The Impact of Missed Health Care Visits on HIV Outcomes and Mortality (Video)

At the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) this week, Dr. Ron Valdiserri, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health for Infectious Diseases, spoke with Dr. Michael Horberg, Director of HIV/AIDS for Kaiser Permanente and a... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Complera and Atripla News

Last summer, 48-week data won FDA approval for Complera (see the November/December 2011 "Briefly " for the complicated details). At IDSA, 96-week data were presented from the ECHO and THRIVE studies that pitted the new Complera against Atripla. ... Read more »
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Anyone else on Atripla?

Posted by verrucktpj, 2 Replies
How long on the dizzies last when starting Atripla? I've been on it for about 7 weeks? Read more »

1st Month With Atripla

Posted by wonderboy21, 3 Replies
1st Month with atripla and everything is going just fine. i love my get well pill as my best friend puts it. I Have Had NO SIDE EFFECTS AT ALL.. i was looking forward to those crazy dreams everyone was talking about but nope not for me. so if anyone... Read more »

Atripla - my story

Posted by ImaNiceGuy, 3 Replies
First off, this isn't meant to persuade anyone to choose Atripla or another medicine. I just wanted to share my personal experience because when I first started Atripla I searched online as was scared to death after reading all the accounts of... Read more »

switching to Atripla >worried

Posted by mauka, 8 Replies
My doc convinced me to switch to Atripla since after taking crixivan for about ten years my triglycerides are pretty dang high(over 600). I've been taking Norvir, Crixivan and Truvada and the idea of just taking one pill a day is a dream indeed,... Read more »