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Offline xander6540

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missed dose
« on: May 31, 2008, 09:11:02 AM »
Hello,

I am partaking a study of newly infected people to see if it makes a difference (in the long run) when taking meds right off the bat.  I take 4 Kaletra and 1 Truvada every night... It's been almost 3 months and I have not missed a dose except last night I think I forgot to take it. 

I am so paranoid of the meds becoming resistant or messing things up because of missing doses.  Is missing one dose bad?  I guess I'm just looking for comfort here.  Thanks.

Offline xander6540

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Re: missed dose
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2008, 10:36:19 AM »
I looked the drugs up online and it said to take them as soon as you remember (assuming it's not close to when you would regularly take them).  So I took them 11 1/2 hours later than usual. 

Offline Assurbanipal

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Re: missed dose
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2008, 12:10:01 PM »
Hi xander.  Same meds here for the last two years and I've mbeen late by a half a day 3 or 4 times with no bad effects (except guilt/stupid  feelings  :) )

Stay strong!
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5/06 VL 1M+, CD4 22, 5% , pneumonia, thrush -- O2 support 2 months, 6/06 +Kaletra/Truvada
9/06 VL 3959 CD4 297 13.5% 12/06 VL <400 CD4 350 15.2% +Pravachol
2007 VL<400, 70, 50 CD4 408-729 16.0% -19.7%
2008 VL UD CD4 468 - 538 16.7% - 24.6% Osteoporosis 11/08 doubled Pravachol, +Calcium/D
02/09 VL 100 CD4 616 23.7% 03/09 VL 130 5/09 VL 100 CD4 540 28.4% +Actonel (osteoporosis) 7/09 VL 130
8/09  new regimen Isentress/Epzicom 9/09 VL UD CD4 621 32.7% 11/09 VL UD CD4 607 26.4% swap Isentress for Prezista/Norvir 12/09 (liver and muscle issues) VL 50
2010 VL UD CD4 573-680 26.1% - 30.9% 12/10 VL 20
2011 VL UD-20 CD4 568-673 24.7%-30.6%
2012 VL UD swap Prezista/Norvir for Reyataz drop statin CD4 768-828 26.7%-30.7%

 


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