What regimens does the CDC recommend for PEP?

Updated: Jul 27, 2020
  • Author: Shelley A Gilroy, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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An overview of the CDC recommendations for preferred HIV PEP regimen is as follows:

  • Basic PEP regimen: Raltegravir or dolutegravir plus tenofovir DF/emtricitabine FTC (Truvada)
  • Alternative PEP regimens: Darunavir/ritonavir plus tenofovir DF/emtricitabine FTC
  • Generally not recommended for PEP: Didanosine, nelfinavir, tipranavir

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