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Medication storage
Apr 26, 2006

Hello-

I have a general question about all antiretrovirals (excluding liquid formulations). Can they be stored in the refrigerator even if the manufacturer's recommended storage is room temperature?

The reason why I ask this question regards using a "compliance pack" to assist with adherence. Some medications need to be refrigerated and some do not- but with the compliance pack, they are all stored in one daily blister package. Will refrigerating these medications affect their integrity?

Thank you.

Response from Dr. Young

I think it's safe to assume that a 1 week supply of medications in a pill box would be safe at room temperature. BY



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