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What is nPEP (Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis)?

nPEP (Non-Occupational Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) is a powerful tool for reducing the risk of HIV infection after possible exposure to the virus. Our team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing accurate information and access to nPEP medication to help prevent HIV infection. We understand the importance of taking immediate action after possible exposure and our goal is to provide a supportive and non-judgmental environment for our patients. Your team at LifeLine Health will work with you to determine if nPEP is right for you and provide the necessary information and support to help you stay on track with your medication. Don’t let a potential exposure control your life, take charge with nPEP. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.


Whether this is your first encounter or you've been here before, the good news is nPEP is highly effective when taken as prescribed. nPEP is the treatment of choice for you.
  1. nPEP is intended for people who may have been exposed to HIV through sexual contact or needle-sharing, and it’s considered an emergency measure after a high-risk exposure. nPEP should be taken as soon as possible, ideally within 72 hours, but can still be effective if taken up to 48 hours after exposure.

  2. When taken as soon as possible after possible exposure, nPEP has been shown to be effective in reducing the risk of HIV infection. According to the CDC, if the regimen is started within 72 hours after possible exposure and taken consistently as prescribed, nPEP can reduce the risk of HIV infection by more than 80%.

  3. The duration of nPEP treatment is typically 28 days, but it can vary depending on the specific medication regimen prescribed by a healthcare provider.

  4. nPEP is typically covered by most insurance plans, including Medicaid. Additionally, there are programs to help people who are uninsured or underinsured afford the medication.

  5. Most people who take nPEP experience no side effects, but some people may experience mild side effects such as stomach discomfort, headache, or fatigue. These side effects are usually short-lived and do not require stopping the medication.

  6. No, nPEP should not be used as a replacement for other preventive measures, such as consistent use of condoms, regular testing and PrEP, it’s an emergency measure after a high-risk exposure.

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