What are the HIV postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) regimens for children aged 2-12 years?

Updated: Jul 08, 2021
  • Author: Derek T Larson, DO; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Each drug dosed to age and weight

Preferred 3-drug regimen: Tenofovir DF AND  emtricitabine AND raltegravir

Alternative regimens are as follows:

  • Zidovudine  AND lamivudine with raltegravir
  • Lopinavir/ritonavir with raltegravir
  • Tenofovir DF  AND  emtricitabine  AND lopinavir/ritonavir

Children aged 3-12 years: Tenofovir DF AND  emtricitabine AND darunavir/ritonavir (darunavir is approved in children aged 3 years or older)


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