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Is it wise to take PEP for my exposure?

Dr BobI 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. Was this a good move? I have read some scary things...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...one way or the other.PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is composed of the same potent antiretroviral medications we use to treat HIV/AIDS. Side effects and drug toxicities can occur with PEP. As with all mediations, the potential benefits of taking... Read more »

drug treatment

Are there pharmacists who know about HIV treatment? Read more »

interleukin

how can i raise my cd4 and cd8 t cell count i have seen the answer of yours is interleukin but is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Small Pharmacy Offers Help to HIV Patients

...the intimate setting," as well as the free services of Patient Advocate Josie Diaz, who offers private consultations on HIV, AIDS, and available resources. The numerous drugs and treatment options associated with HIV make it a complicated... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe Pharmacies Facing HIV/AIDS Drug Shortages

...country's pharmacies are out of stock, state media reported Tuesday, the SAPA/ Independent Online reports. Treatments for HIV/AIDS, malaria, diabetes, high blood pressure and epilepsy now are found in only about one in four pharmacies in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Third HIV/AIDS Pharmacy Set for Walgreen: Purchase of Former Glenview C&M Store Enables Move

... Walgreen Co. has purchased C&M pharmacy in suburban Glenview and will run its third Chicago area HIV/AIDS specialty pharmacy at that location. The announcement, made Wednesday, marks Walgreen's fifth acquisition since November in its Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pharmacy Workers' Sexually Transmitted Diseases/HIV Knowledge in Fuzhou, China: Implications for HIV Testing, Treatment and Prevention Strategies

...providing treatment services for STD-infected patients, the authors identified a need to study the STD and HIV knowledge of retail pharmacy workers. The researchers recruited 200 pharmacy workers from 120 randomly selected retail pharmacies in... Read more »
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Recommendations for pharmacy in NYC?

Posted by MinNYC
...Can someone please recommend a trustworthy pharmacy in Manhattan for HIV medication? Prefer below 23rd St. I'd been using Village Apothecary, but have to switch because of repeated Read more »

Contaminated Blood from redcross

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...Death Rate Reaches Record Low in 2006 in Part Because of Decreased AIDS-Related Deaths Arizona Hispanic Group Decides to End HIV/AIDS Services Through Ryan White Program Opportunity for "More Effective" HIV Prevention, Treatment in India... Read more »

Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply
...Kaiser suggested I enroll in the program. After enrolling, I ordered a refill of my meds to be picked up at my closest Kaiser pharmacy. I went and they said they do not honor the plan, the only pharmacy that does is at the main facility in... Read more »

bad day with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...month ago to drop Kaletra, as I also had diarrhea for the last 3 years. Diarrhea is gone! But I found out that the mail order pharmacy had neglected to send one of my meds, so I have been omitting the protease inhibitor for a month. GOod... Read more »