For Apretude, if you think you will miss a shot by more than seven days, contact your provider right away. You may be able to get an oral dose (for up to two months) that will replace the shot you missed.

If you take PrEP pills and miss a dose, don’t panic. When you remember, take it right away. DO NOT take two doses to make up for the one you missed. You can only take one pill a day. If you take more than one pill, miss a dose, or have questions about what to do, contact your provider for help.

If you’ve missed a dose of your PrEP pill and are sexually active, it’s important to take precautions like using other forms of protection. A missed dose can lower your protection against the virus. Practice safe sex at all times but be even more cautious if you’ve missed a dose.

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