Missed Atripla For A Week

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i havent taken my atripla in a week?

i recently stopped taken my atripla for a week because of sleep problems , ive been on it since december of 2009, can i start taking it again?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
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...people who had long-term virologic suppression while taking Atripla. After a year of taking this combination just five days per week with weekends off, the viral load remained suppressed in all of them. As these studies are small, this approach... Read more »
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...abnormal dreams or nightmares, depression, euphoria or mania, and agitation). These symptoms typically diminish within four weeks. If you can't sleep (which more commonly develops later), ask about switching the timing of your dose little by... Read more »
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