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Adverse Reaction To Pep

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PEP and treatment

I was given PEP for unprotected oral sex with a person who is HIV +. Within 6 days I have had severe adverse reactions, such as rashes, white coating on tongue (not trush as told by my doctor), nausea, vomiting, and cool sensation in feet and hands....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...days! As I have frequently stated in this forum, anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP should be seen and followed by an HIV physician specialist. (See below.)To accurately address your specific... Read more »

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AIDS Project Los Angeles

How to Avoid Adverse Reactions to HIV/AIDS Medications

...increase the potency of others. AZT, for example, has been shown to increase the potency of ddI. In this issue's article, however, adverse reactions associated with certain drug combinations will be examined. Many examples in the tables... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teen Sex Assault Victims Rarely Finish HIV Meds

...only 13 completed the full course of treatment. Nearly half the patients who used PEP and returned for follow-up reported an adverse reaction. Psychiatric comorbidity, which was seen in 47 percent of the assault victims, was associated with lower... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adverse Events for PEP Attributed to Nevirapine

...antiretroviral regimens containing NVP may be used in HIV-infectedpersons after weighing the risks and benefits and monitoring adverse reactions. Health-care providers and the public can assist in monitoring the safety of antiretrovirals and... Read more »
The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...appear: Description Microbiology and Clinical Pharmacology Indications and Usage Contraindications Warnings Precautions Adverse Reactions Overdosage Dosage and Administration How Supplied Package inserts for some HIV drugs begin with... Read more »
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Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed in Read more »

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i need the anwers,pls help? pep and window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(PREPARES) 28 DAYS THAT THE DOCTOR INDICATES, LENGTHEN THE PERIOD OF WINDOW, I HAVE FOR NEGATIVE ELISA TO 7 WEEKS BUT I TOOK PEP, MY TEST IS COST (BEEN WORTH) TO CALM DOWN OR NOT? And THAT PERCENTAGE IS TO RELATION ALONE WITH TO POSITIVE WOMAN... Read more »

PEP & Symptoms

Posted by scared83
...Anon One told me that PEP delays the detection of antibodies in the blood and that I should get tested at 4 months. My question is, does it delay symptoms Read more »