|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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