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Getting A Prescription For Pep

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NB!! PEP Prescription incorrect

The Dr gave me pills and said that I should drink one a day and after doing my research I found that I am actually suppose to drink 2 pills a day. I Began my treatment on friday and have skipped atleast 5 days of the second pill. Is that crucial...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.It's not clear from your note what PEP treatment you're taking, but while it's unfortunate that you only took 1/2 of the recommended doses over the first 5 days, you Read more »

Trizivir as PEP regime--think I was given an ineffective prescription! PLEASE HELP ME!

I went on PEP 60 hours after a possible exposure with an unknown source. This was 5 days ag. It... Read more »

Pep,Sexual Assault,and Family

Hello Dr.Bob, I was sexually assaulted in June '10. And was put on PEP after about 20 hrs... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

... What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

... Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made Read more »
The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance Health insurance usually covers most of the cost of your prescription drugs. The best way to get health insurance is to go to work for an employer who provides it. If you do... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can purchase them without a prescription in some pharmacies in some states such as California. Needle exchanges and other harm reduction programs... Read more »
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PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Read more »

PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
...WEll from the incident i already mentioned I went to the emergency room to get a prescription for PEP. They didn't favor the idea becasue of all the side effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir Read more »

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 »

unprotected sex and currently on PEP...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey everyone, Need some help from people with knowledge of HIV, neg or poz or people who were on PEP. I made a one time mistake of having unprotected (I inserted my penis vaginally) sex, one time, with a sex worker, status unknown...just Read more »