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Can you take atripla and azt (zidovudine) at the same time?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Yes, but...: You can, though it's an unusual combination. Azt (zidovudine) is no longer widely used in the U.S. Because of toxicity. Atripla alone is effective treatment against HIV infection in someone without drug resistance. The combination of azt (zidovudine) and Atripla could be used in someone with a modest degree of resistance to the nucleoside analog class of antiretrovirals, but it wouldn't be my first choice.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Can you take atripla and zidovudine (azt) together?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Yes: That would generally be done only if you had some degree of nucleoside analog resistance, such as resistance to the Emtricitabine component of atripla.

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