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forgot HIV meds twice this week

Sep 26, 2009

I was traveling and forgot to take my meds Wed and Fri. Should I wait until the drugs clear from my system and then reintroduce them or should I take my normal dose tonight? I didn't want to take them this morning because I want to continue taking them before bed.

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for your post.

I would just resume your treatments on schedule. More importantly is a good introspective look at why you missed your doses this week-- see if there's something (like reminders, pill box, alarm) that might help prevent this in the future.

I hope this is helpful,


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