|Taking Prednisone while on PEP
Oct 7, 2011
Is taking prednisone safe to take while on PEP, or is there a chance that it may decrease the effectiveness of the PEP treatment? Prednisone was prescribed to me as a short-term treatment for an infection, but having done research on it, I'm scared it may make my PEP less effective. Please help. Many thanks!
| Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
While prednisone could cause mild-moderate immune suppression, there is no significant interaction with the HIV medications in any PEP regimen.
Hope that helps, BY
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