RE: PEP long term effects vs. risk
May 17, 2006
Dr. Henry- Thanks for you answer to my previous question (about long-term PEP side effects). One extra question about PEP - would it affect the time it takes a body to seroconvert? Basically, is my testing window affected by the drugs, or is it the same if I hadn't gone on the regimen? I'm on Kaletra and Truvada (almost done!).
Thank you very much for your help - reading your answers has helped me through the side effects.
Response from Dr. Henry
Though not well worked out it seems likely that PEP could delay time to seroconversion modestly in persons in whom HIV transmission still occurred despite PEP so careful follow-up out to 6+ months is recommended. KH
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