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pregnancy and antiretroviral medication
Mar 7, 2004

hi..can u pls tell me the medication after getting rape that is antiretroviral medication would ever tamper in becoming pregnant in ur life? wat r the long term side effects of that drug?

Response from Dr. Lee

There are several antiretroviral regimens used as prophylactic medicine after a rape to try to prevent HIV infection. Some of the medicines may cause a problem if pregnancy occurs while the woman is taking the medicine. However, there are no known "long-term side effects" of these medicines on pregnancies that occur later (when the medicines are no longer in the mother's system).

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