|Requesting Comments on (PEP) Forstavir-EM (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil fumarate)
May 24, 2014
I am Male from India.Recently I had Unprotected Oral sex (receiving)and Protected vaginal sex(Nothing else). So I requested PEP from Doctor and in 30 days program. Mentioned tablets ((PEP) Forstavir-EM (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil fumarate)) Is good to handle my infection (IF any). Also please explain about test which i need to take after PEP. IS PEP affect my test result after 30 days.
| Response from Dr. Young
Hello and thanks for posting from India.
I'd suggest that your risk of getting HIV infection from this exposure was very low.
Adding post-exposure prophylaxis will further decrease the risk.
It's generally recommended that you have HIV testing at 1 and 3 months after the exposure. PEP doesn't change the timing, or sensitivity of testing.
Be well, BY
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