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Atripla is a medicine used to treat HIV infection in adults. This pill is given alone or combined along with some other medicine and given. Efavirenz is available in the market under the generic name like, emitricitabine, tenofour and other names
In one Atripla tablet, ther will be a combination of one non nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) and nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs)
One Efavirenz pill possesses three HIVís medicine power. The three HIV medicines presenting Atripla are emtricitabine, tenofvir ands efavirenz hence one Atripla tablet can be consumed daily. In one single dose, Efavirenz provides a complete course of Therapy.
Take Atripla as suggested as prescribed by the doctor. Take one Atripla tabla on an empty stomach with water. . The most ideal time and to have the pill is before going to bed.
Take the medicine as prescribed by the doctor. Do not go on your own. If there is any doubt regarding any dose consult your physician and pharmacist.
If you have accidently missed a dosage, try to return to the normal dosage schedule. Never takes the missed dosage. Do not take two doses at the same time.
Person having allergy problems should avoid Atripla. Like wise some people may be suffering from kidney disorders and may taking kidney dialysis treatment. All this should be brought to the notice of the doctor and he will plan the dosage accordingly.
Patients with heart and liver disorders like hepatitis B virus infection must also consult the doctor before taking the Efavirenz treatment. Pregnant ladies are advised not to take any medicine other than the one prescribed by the Gynecologist. Some medicine is known to affect the fetus and ultimately the unborn child.
Similarly lactating mothers are suggested not to take Atripla during the breastfeeding period. The infection may spread through the milk and may affect the newborn infant.
Likewise aged people are advised not to take Efavirenz unless and otherwise recommended by a physician. Elderly people will have less immune and resistive power Hence old people who are of the age 65 and above are advised not to take Atripla unless need and necessity arises.
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