Mar 3, 2012
Hi Dr. Young, This is the 3rd day that I am on PEP treatment. My question is, my doctor only give me Truvda for PEP treatment, is that good enough? Or I also need to take Kaletra and Truvada combination?
Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
Either option is ok; there's a lot of variation to what's recommended for PEP regimens.
This is from the US nPEP (non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis) guidelines: "Preferred regimens include efavirenz and lamivudine or emtricitabine with zidovudine or tenofovir (as a nonnucleoside-based regimen) and lopinavir/ritonavir (coformulated in one tablet as Kaletra®) and zidovudine with either lamivudine or emtricitabine. Different alternative regimens are possible."
Be well, BY
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