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Case 5: Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV

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B Nevirapine (Viramune) should not be used as part of an antiviral PEP regimen after sexual exposure to HIV.

This answer is correct. Nevirapine is contraindicated for use in PEP regimens following occupational or nonoccupational exposures to HIV because of the unacceptably high risk of serious liver and skin toxicity when this agent is administered to HIV-negative individuals.


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