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A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. This medicine is given as a shot into a muscle, usually at each side of your buttocks.
This medicine comes with a patient information leaflet. Read and follow the instructions carefully. Read it again each time you receive the injection in case there is new information. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
Your doctor will have you to take 1 tablet of cabotegravir and 1 tablet of rilpivirine once a day for at least 28 days before receiving your first injection. This will allow your doctor to see how well you tolerate these medicines.
Call your doctor or pharmacist for instructions.