|Follow up regarding pep switch
Mar 30, 2013
Hi Dr. Young, thanks for getting back to me. I actually live in New York City. My pcp prescribed the combination after my initial visit to the ER. I was switched after some stomach discomfort. 9 more days to go until pep is complete. Ive had no symptoms with the exception of the stomach discomfort. Outside of that I feel fine. Im still terrified of the possibilities but I remain hopeful. My hope is keeping me going.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hi and good to hear back from you.
Wow. Stavudine prescription in the US?
Though your apprehension is understandable, do know that there hasn't been a documented case of HIV transmission in someone who started PEP within 72 hours and completed an adherent course of treatment.
Be well, BY
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