|PEP medication combinations
Aug 17, 2010
Hello, I just started taking a PEP treatment which consists of Kaletra (2 tabs), Zerit (1 tab), and Epivir (1 tab). If I'm taking these drugs for 28days, will there be any long-term side effects? I read that Zerit has serious side effects such as facial shrinking, and causes a general body disfiguring. Will that occur if I'm only taking it for 28days? thank you
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for your post.
Short term exposure to d4T (Zerit) is rarely associated with any appearance-related side effects, so I would not expect that 28 days of your PEP regimen will lead to any disfiguring.
I hope this helps and wish you well, BY
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