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Author Topic: Modafinil+HIV meds  (Read 556 times)

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Offline curtis_lee

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Modafinil+HIV meds
« on: March 06, 2021, 08:21:24 pm »
Hello guys,
I hope you are all doing well.
I took modafinil for approx. 3 weeks (200mg/day). Then I figured out it might affect my VL (HIV regimen is Truvada/Prezista). I had my VL tested just by the end of those 3 weeks but I am going to see the results in April. It was all ok, I did not worry at all, until I got this crazy outbreak of seb dermatitis two weeks ago. Wondering if any of you have some epxerience taking modafinil together with PIs or any other HIV meds longterm.
Thank you.

Offline daveR

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Re: Modafinil+HIV meds
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2021, 12:21:12 am »
Always worth checking yourself with an interaction checker. I always do even if the Doctor prescribed medication. Drugs.com flags it as a possible major interaction between the Tenofovir and Modafinil, reduction in Tenofovir levels. To late this time round but something to be aware of next time. Just see what the VL does.

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