|Stopped PEP, Now im fat.
Mar 21, 2013
I got on pep around 4 and a half months ago. I gained a lot of fat on my chest and waist. I am HIV negative. Now that im done with the hiv meds is there some way besides a lot of exercise and calorie restriction that I can lose the fat?
| Response from Dr. Henry
You dont mention which PEP regimen you were taking. It is rare for patients to gain significant weight and retain the weight from a 4 week course of PEP. There is no proven safe and effective way to lose fat long term in that setting other than focusing on food intake and exercise. KH
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