Updated 21 May 2015

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Never use other pill bottles (like vitamin bottles to disguise the HIV packaging) to store your HIV medication. Rather use pill holders.

Placing pills in the wrong containers may be very dangerous as you or a family member may take the wrong tablets.

Take a look at our HIV/Aids Centre for more information on managing your condition.


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