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15 days of Truvada enough?

Jan 25, 2013

I was put on Truvada 5 hours after exposure, I as well can not take the side effects of the drug after 15 you think I will be okay? And, I'm actually pretty sure the guy is negative anyways.

Response from Dr. Young

Hi and thanks for posting.

PEP really only works if taken for 28 days. If you stop, you'll probably lessen the effectiveness. Might be worth having a conversation with your doctor about your side effects. Are you sure that they're related to Truvada, or could it be something else?

On the other hand, if you think that your partner is HIV negative, then there's no risk anyways (at least of HIV).

Hope that helps, BY

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