Jun 5, 2014
Hi I'm sechaba from south africa I started taking aspen lamzid after 36 of exposure I took my first pill a 7:30 pm and my second pill at 10:00 pm then the following day I changed to 10:15am for my first pill and 07:45pm for the second pill I've changed to that time schedule since then and I'm always taking pills after meals so I want to know if the pills will be effective
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting from South Africa.
PEP is very effective in preventing HIV infection if started within 72 hours and adhered to over the 4 week treatment course. One need not to be such a clock watcher- it's ok to have some variability in the timing of the dose of Lamzid (Combivir). Only aim to take the pill twice daily (usually, I recommend morning and evening, with some food).
Hope that's helpful, BY
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