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Feb 20, 2009

dr keith i would like to ask, im taking prophilaxis for 7 months now for PCP.but lately, sometimes i forgot to take it.. on and off. so would i develop drug resistance to it? should prophilaxis be taken without a miss? pls help. thank you god bless

Response from Dr. Henry

Though not encouraged, missing occasional doses of PCP prophylaxis meds does not usually lead to resistance to their effectiveness (in fact some use 3 times a week double strength TMP/SMX for PCP prophylaxis). KH

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