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HIV pep pill

Hello. I'm wondering if u can help. I'm on day 6 of pep pill. I'm feeling very depressed, I can't be in social crowds or situations, I've been sick and feel in extremely tired. Tonight I have even been suicidal. I don't kno what to do
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post.Sorry to hear about your HIV exposure- feeling isolated and depressed isn't an unusual experience after going through this and the subsequent need for HIV Read more »

HIV Meds & Abortion Pill

I have been HIV+ for over 7 years. I currently am 4 weeks pregnant & taking Viramune, Epivir, &... Read more »

HIV PEP pills

I took the pep pills in may when i was taking them i was extremly naused and sick for the whole... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

After HIV Pill News, Now Comes the Tricky Part

...infection, a new approach called pre-exposure prophylaxis' [PrEP]. "In the international study of gay and bisexual men, the daily pills, when combined with condoms and prevention counseling, were safe and reduced the risk of HIV infection by an... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Four-in-One HIV Pill Enters Late-Stage Clinical Testing

...said Monday it started late stage clinical testing of its four-in-one 'Quad' HIV tablet," the Associated Press reports. The pill includes the drugs elvitegravir, cobicistat, and the two components of Truvada, emtricitabine and tenofovir (4/12).... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Tests on "HIV Pill" to Stave Off AIDS

... On Tuesday in Cape Town, the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation announced plans to test whether a pill provides protection from HIV for men at high risk of contracting the virus. Project Manager Earl Burrell said the pre-exposure Read more »
RH Reality Check

A Pill to Prevent HIV? What the New iPrEx Results Mean for Women

...that, overall, those taking the medication were 44 percent less likely to become infected than participants using the placebo pills. Researchers also reported that the study participants who took the drug strictly according to schedule and did... Read more »
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Thrush... HIV or the pill???

Posted by Anonymous
...conclusions it is thrush i've had it checked out..... Now my worries have returned.... I've heard that being on the contraceptive pill can cause thrush.... i'm on quite a high dose pill and have been on it for a month, does anyone know if this... Read more »

Starting Meds Tomorrow...NEED ADVICE!!

Posted by running4it, 6 Replies
...to turn. Can someone please give me advice. some hope, some assurance that I will be ok? I have that hardest time swallowing pills, I dont know how I will get through this. Question: How do people who cant swallow pills take HIV meds? Can pills... Read more »

SLIM GENTICS WILL NOT ACCEPT ME BECAUSE........

Posted by Mssimone, 4 Replies
...you mean? you accept clients who are diabetics right? ...they are on pills to help with the sugar intake? so by me being on HIV pills which is only 2 a day your not gonna accept me?" She replied "noo sorry" Read more »

One Pill a Day?

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...Sciences and Bristol-Myers Squibb on Thursday submitted for review to the Food and Drug Administration their once-daily anti-HIV pill that contains a full three-drug regimen. The tablet contains a full days dosing of Gileads drugs Viread and... Read more »