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Hiv Pep Long Term

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Any long term dangers of taking Truvada and Klonopin for PEP?

I have been on Klonopin for about 5 years now. I recently had an incident where a condom broke with a sex worker and also had some vaginal secretions come in contact with freshly broken skin. I was given a 30 day dose of Truvada as a PEP. Am I at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Truvada can usually be used safely with Klonopin. KH Read more »

RN stuck with HIV infected blunt tip needle

A couple of days ago I was re-flushing an emergently placed central line on an HIV + patient with a... Read more »

RE: PEP long term effects vs. risk

Dr. Henry-Thanks for you answer to my previous question (about long-term PEP side effects). One... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...sexual fluids by always practicing safer sex Abstaining from sex unless you and your partner are both HIV-negative and in a long-term, monogamous relationship Not injecting drugs, or if you do, always using new or clean needles Finding out... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, January 25, 2011

...M.D., responds in the "Managing Side Effects of HIV Treatment" forum HIV TRANSMISSION   Does PEP Have Any Long-Term Side Effects? I've been taking Combivir (AZT/3TC) and Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) as PEP (post-exposure... Read more »
Project Inform

Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

...intermittently would decrease the number of pills a person would need to take, decrease overall exposure to the drug and possibly reduce long-term side effects. Read more »
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HIV News & Views, October 21, 2010

...Researchers and advocates recently gathered in Baltimore, Md., to review the latest developments on this increasingly important issue. Long-term survivor and HIV nutrition expert Nelson Vergel reports.   How to Read a Package Insert ... Read more »
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need some help please

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i tested neg. at 10 and 13 weeks. it is now 6 months. after a high risk exposure. condom slipped off female sometime during sex. over the years i never got sick. but it seems that i'm getting sick more. i have sinus drainage that will not go away.... Read more »

To: Lindy, Frank and Difficult

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 3 Replies
...I find it simply amazing that you will find posts on the other sections where long term partners find out one has HIV, and the other partner upon testing finds that they have remained negative dispite, in some cases, Read more »

need some answers please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had an exposure where the condom slipped off in the female. i tested neg. at 10 and again at 13 weeks. i was feeling good until our local health department said it's not conclusive until 6 months. wtf. 3 months, 6 months, which is it? they say... Read more »