A 52-year-old member asked:
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can you take atripla and zidovudine (azt) together?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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