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Apr 11, 2012

Good morning, after a high risk exposure for HIV, due to a sexual assault, doctors recommended me a pep, truvada+kaletra. Today it's my third day of prophylax. I read that azt is more efficient, is it true? Should I ask doctor for a change of medicines or it's already too late? Thanks for your answer

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for posting.

While US guidelines refer to using Combivir (AZT/3TC) with Kaletra for nPEP, the substitution of Truvada (tenofovir/FTC) for AZT/3TC is widely considered acceptable.

I don't think that there's any need to change medications.

Be well, BY

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