Doc, how effective is PEP and is sex safe while on the pills?

PEP pills

The effectiveness of PEP is highest if taken within two hours of exposure.

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What you need to know:

PEP is post-exposure prophylaxis, which in the context of HIV means taking ARVS after being exposed to HIV so as to prevent acquiring the virus.

The ARVs are taken daily for 28 days.

Dear doc,
How effective is HIV prevention by PEP? When should you start taking PEP? When am I supposed to test again after PEP? Can I have intercourse while on PEP?

Sm

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