Any benefit from 15 days of truvada
Aug 21, 2012
I was placed on truvada 62 hours after potential exposure. Unprotected sex with street walker. Side effects and anxiety have me quitting at 15 days. Was this a waste of time or will 15 days help. Please advise.
Response from Dr. Young
Early studies on PEP suggest that there is a significant decrease in effectiveness if taken less than 28 days. I can't tell you if it was a waste of time, but the only way to be sure is to get the recommended HIV testing at 1 and 3 months.
I hope that helps, BY
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