|PEP drug combination
Oct 4, 2013
I made the mistake of having unprotected sex with another male who happens to be HIV+. I started PEP roughly 16hours after the incident. I want to know if my combination of Truvada (once daily) plus Combivir (twice daily) is the best course of action. I'm now on my 3rd day of medication.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting.
In short, you don't need to be taking both Truvada and Combivir- one will likely do for PEP treatment- given the choice, I'd use Truvada alone.
Some guidelines would add a third medication to the two in Truvada- usually either a protease- or integrase inhibitor (but not efavirenz).
Hope that helps, BY
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