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Sep 18, 2009

can i take nevirapine alone for PEP? after a burst condom?

Response from Dr. Young

Nevirapine (alone or in combination) IS NOT recommended for post-exposure prophylaxis.

There have been cases of liver toxicity (even liver failure) after using NVP in this setting.

I have to question the education of the healthcare provider who gave you this prescription.

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