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What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of body weight, plus more than 30 days of either diarrhea, or weakness and fever. Wasting is linked to disease progression and death. Losing just 5% of body weight can have the same negative effects. Wasting is still a problem for people with AIDS, even people whose...
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Atripla missed dose - 48hrs

I have been on Atripla for 2 yrs and have accidently missed my 1st dose in this time. I am undectable and never miss a dose. I am very very scared.I took my dose on Monday, missed Tuesday by accident and took on Wednesday. A whole 48hrs had passed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Usually OK to occasionally miss doses of Atripla (not encouraged but persistence of drug levels and effects will often maintain viral control in such situations). KH Read more »

Missing one dose

Hello, I have been on reyataz norvir and truvada for four months now. I have had no side effects. Two days ago I missed a dose. My first time missing one. Should I expect something to go wrong now that I've missed a day.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Missing occasional doses as you describe should not be a problem with your current HIV regimen. KH Read more »

Missing one dose of Isentress

hi Dr. I woke up this morning and realized that I forgot to take my Isentress last night. Will this cause any problem if I missed a dose? Thank you for your help.
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question. I am glad you are focusing attention to taking your doses on time. It is good to be on top of it. A single missed dose should not be much to worry about...we are all human. If it becomes a pattern that can be a problem.... Read more »

missing one dose of atripila

I have been on atripila for a good while now. The other night i forgot to take my med.....I take them every evening and have been undetectible for quite some time now. Will this affect or mess me up in anyways?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Missing an occasional dose of Atripla rarely causes any signficant problems so you should be OK with that single missed dose. KH Read more »
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