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Pep side effects
Dec 10, 2008

Hello, I recently started a 28 day pep regimen of Kaletra and Combivir after a possible exposure. I was wondering if any of the bone marrow problems or liver problems are likely to happen in 28 days? Are serious side effects likely? Also, will the meds effect my immune system after I stop taking them? Thank you for your time!

Response from Dr. Henry

Bone and liver problems very unlikely frpm Combivir/Kaletra used for 28 days in PEP. Serious persistent side effects are very unlikely. Immune system should not be effected much at all once PEP is completed. KH

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