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Question on resistance

Sep 5, 2013

Hi there you answered my question recently about taking the pink pill containing Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate 300mg/Efavirenz 600mg/and Emtricitabine an hour later. Thank you for that.

Unfortunately I have new question that worries me.

Here's what happened I took my meds as usual on Monday night and I fell asleep early on Tuesday because I was exhausted, didn't even notice my alarm went off to take my meds and when I woke up it was 8 hours later than the time I would of taken my pill which I immediately took now I'm a bit panicked as to the degree of risk I may put myself at for developing resistance since it's only been 5 months now that I started this meds.

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for posting.

You're at absolutely no risk of drug resistance from the event that you described. Know that one has to be generally missing (completely missing, not late) more than 5% of their doses to have a significantly increased risk of treatment failure and drug resistance.

Hope that helps, BY

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