Why was I given a 6 month dosage for PEP?
Aug 17, 2010
I recently was prescribed a 6 month dosage of altripa vs the normal 28 day dose as a PEP. Should I seek a second opinion, as I just had my first dose and side effects are strong I could not imagine being on this for 6 months.
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for your post.
Your PEP prescriber is wrong. PEP regimens should be taken for 28 days (or 1 month) and no longer.
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