|change of meds
Feb 19, 2012
i used combivir and efavirenz as a pep (unprotected sex with a male sexworker as a receptive partner) but I had severe moodswings and after 5 days my dr decided to change it to aluvia and truvada. is that possible? not dangerous?
| Response from Dr. Young
Hi and thanks for posting.
In our country, efavirenz is not generally recommended for PEP, since a significant minority of recently infected persons show evidence of transmitted efavirenz resistance (and hence this medication wouldn't work to decrease transmission).
Good luck, BY
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