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Prophylactic treatment of neonates born to an HIV positive

Should there be a consent obtained prior to administering the recommended AZT therapy to neonates? How should AZT be seen; just as medication or intensive therapy? Thanks in advance.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I am not sure what the genesis of your question is regarding HIV preventative treatment in newborns of HIV infected mothers. But giving such HIV treatment to neonates would be considered standard of care in the appropriate Read more »

Prophylaxis for HIV

Would you consider prophylaxis for HIV infection in a male who has had unprotected anal sex with... Read more »

prophylaxis for needle stick with hiv-positiveblood

Dear Dr. Gallant, Could you specify the dosage of AZT, epivir, and crixivan (or other combinations... Read more »
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San Francisco General Hospital

Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival in Patients With HIV Infection?

...Primary and secondary prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia have achieved unqualified success in reducing the morbidity and mortality that were Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Stopping PCP Prophylaxis after Suppressing HIV

...fell below 200 cells/mm 3 . Before the advent of combination antiviral therapy and advances in treatments for other OIs, PCP prophylaxis was the major means for prolonging life. Now, there is mounting evidence that some persons with AIDS on... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Issues in HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis

...Decisions How Many Antiretrovirals Are Necessary? Other Possible Reasons to Use PEP The Present Situation Postexposure Prophylaxis Resources Selected Sources I Never Thought This Would Happen to Me JDB: Hi, this is Dr.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiretroviral Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual, Injection-Drug Use, or Other Nonoccupational Exposure to HIV in the United States

...exposure might be beneficial. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Working Group on Nonoccupational Postexposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) made the following recommendations for the United States. For persons seeking care 72 hours... Read more »
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hiv prophylaxis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My partner is pos.Last week the condom broke so doc gave me kaletra+combivir to take as 'morning after pill' or prophylaxis.ok for 3 days (except terrible shits) then BANG! puking,stomach pains,sweats,fatigue(so bad it brought on an attack of... Read more »

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...minutes completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected. Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) within the next 6 hours and for 28 straight days. Didn't finished yet the treatment. The doctors here... Read more »

exposure 10 days ago--prophylaxis drug an option?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wait 3 months before I can be tested...surely there must be something to do sooner?? As this is a very recent exposure, are prophylaxis drugs an option?? any advice is appreciated! guilty, scared, and oh so stupid...; Read more »

REFLECTION!

Posted by kenya
...started to come to grips with the threat this virus poses for the future. but for the past; how come doctors were not using prophylaxis as a way of managing the symptoms and OIs? i mean, the use of bactrim, innoculations and vaccines; generally... Read more »