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I missed one day of pep

Apr 9, 2014

if I miss one day of pep is that bad? I left the pills in the office and I am wondering if I should go back and get them or is one day ok?

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

The goal of HIV treatment is about 95% adherence. If you miss one dose of PEP in a month (or 1 in 28 doses), you're at a ~97% level-good enough that the miss should have little consequence.

Be well, BY

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