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help plz
Jun 27, 2010

ive been on instress and truvada for two months without missing a single dose until today, my medicine wasnt delivered like it was supossed too and i wont get it until tuesday im sacared about all this what should i do.

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for your post.

While it's best not to miss too many doses of medications, missing 1 or 2 days generally won't doom your regimen. Indeed, the stated goal of adherence is between 90-95%; 1 or two days missed out of 30 is only 94% at it's worst.

Certainly, it's worth trying to troubleshoot your medications with your pharmacy so that this doesn't happen in the future. Sometimes our case managers can assist with this process.

I hope this helps. BY

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