Post exposure prophylaxis for Retroviral Infection (HIV)

Post exposure prophylaxis for Retroviral Infection (HIV)

Post exposure prophylaxis for Retroviral Infection (HIV) What is post exposure prophylaxis or PEP? Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of taking anti retro viral medications after a potential exposure to the HIV to prevent being infected with HIV. It is taken in an emergency situation and needs to be taken within 72 hours of potential…