Feb 24, 2012
i had sex with a positive man and condom was broken (me, receptive part). i started pep with truvada and kaletra after 58 hours. today i take my last dose (day 30). is there a benefit continuing therapy, because of starting late - some sources mean "that would be indicated starting after hour 36? pcr was negative in week 2. i was told, that this is a good sign. thx.
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
There's no evidence of benefit (or reason) to take PEP past 30 days.
Indeed, yes, a negative PCR is reassuring, but a definite requires a standard HIV antibody test at 3 months.
Good luck, BY
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