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Author Topic: will sleeping pills and truvada mix?  (Read 687 times)

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Offline klassykitty

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will sleeping pills and truvada mix?
« on: February 27, 2011, 07:50:43 AM »
I seem to be having a hard time adjusting to my new work schedule. I was switched to third shift and apparently my body does not want to sleep during the day and work at night. 

Will sleeping pills interfere with my other medicine?

 I take Truvada 1x day, Isentress 2x day, BactrimDS once a day, and when I can remember a mutivitamin.  My CD4 is at 76 and my vl is 189. 
 8)
How to handle stress like a dog:
If you can't eat it or play with it.....
then pee on it and walk away

Diagnosed 01-20-2011
01-23  CD4 32    VL 125,400
02-18        76     VL 189
03-14  no cd4 test done   VL-52
04-14   69  VL-UNDECTABLE  YEA!!
05-26   50  whoopsy  
06-27   71        %-7
08-15   64 WTF %-9 
10-16  80         %7  
2012  CD4  %Thing   VL-UD
01-18  87    7
04-18  93    8  
07-16  151  8         
10-18  83    9    VL-70
2013   CD4   %thing       VL-UD
01-28  121     9
04-24  148    11   
07-25  157    11   
10-22  185    13
2014   CD-4  %thing   VL-UD
02-07 201 YEA!!!!!!  12
06-03  205      12

Offline mikeyb39

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Re: will sleeping pills and truvada mix?
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2011, 09:21:44 AM »
hi klassy,

I take Atripla and i take an ambien before i go to bed otherwise i dont sleep at all.  My doctor told me it was alright to take something for sleep, but just to not take it at the same time.  I usually take my ambien a couple hours after i take my Atripla.  I haven't had any issues that i know of.

I don't take you're meds, but I'm guessing if you're doctor prescribes them to you, then he is OK with it.  My issue is trying to turn my thoughts off at night to try and fall asleep and sleep is important so i don't feel bad about having to take something to get me there.

11/02/2010  cd4-251, vl-591000
12/09/2010  started Atripla
02/18/2011  cd4-425, vl-800
06/10/2011  cd4-447, vl-70
10/10/2011  cd4-666, vl-80
01/05/2012  swiched med (prezista,norvir ,isentress, )
02/10/2012  cd4-733, vl-UD  Viread removed
06/10/2012  cd4-614, vl-UD
12/14/2012  cd4-764, vl-UD
09/01/2013  cd4-785, vl-UD
03/06/2014. cd4- 1078, VL-UD
09/05/2014  cd4-850 , VL-UD

 


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