Failed to take PEP
Jul 2, 2010
Hello Mr. Frascino.
First, let me say I appreciate very much what you do. Wanted to ask: Normally I get PEP(now final days)at 3 am and 3 pm every day. but today i fell a sleep and did not take the dose at 3 am. I woke up at 9am and took it. I wanted to know if I should take the next dose again at 3 pm or wait until 9pm(or something in the middle) and continue like that till saturday(when I get the 28 days)?
Thank in your advance for your time and counselling. Take care. P.
Response from Dr. Frascino
A strict 12-hour interval isn't necessary. Just take your PEP twice per day. Once in the morning and once in the evening. A 3 a.m. dose is unreasonable and unnecessary.
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