How Effective Is Pep If Taken 24 Hours After Exposure
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Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your post.Just because you don't have any side effects doesn't mean that the medications that you're taking aren't working. Indeed, many persons who take HIV meds (including those who are taking them for... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalPEP should be used if there was a potential exposure to HIV. The risks and benefits must be weighed. Generally, I would recommend prophylaxis in the setting your described. Treatment should start as soon as possible after the exposure (preferably... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello,There's no significant issue with your initial dosing. Indeed, you can take both the Truvada and Kaletra together once daily and the other Kaletra dose roughly 12 hours later. There's no need to be so precise with the timing of the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Worried,The general practitioner said what???? Oh my . . . he desperately needs a refresher course on basic HIV/AIDS. PEP should be started as soon as possible after a significant HIV exposure; however, it is recommended to be given up to 72... Read more »
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Posted by MF2010Hi all,
I've been exposed to HIV in the beginning of this month.
My condom completely broke and i had sex for a couple of minutes completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected.
Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure... Read more »
Posted by anxietyboyHas anyone ever received Post Exposre Prophylaxis, for either a occupational or non-occupational exposure to HIV???
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Posted by je5872, 2 Replieshas 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. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »
Posted by login123What a roller coaster this has been. In November, I started having sex with someone who was HIV + and "cured" of Hep C for several years (5+). I saw his medical records. With regards to HIV, he had an undetectable viral load <20 for years and was... Read more »
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