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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Who Should Use PEP? Should PEP Be Used for Non-Occupational Exposure? How Is PEP Taken? What Are the Side Effects? The Bottom Line For More Information What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? Prophylaxis means disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV...
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PEP worth the risks? (PEP)

(I think I accidentally posted this question in the wrong section 10 seconds ago; disregard that, and my apologies)Hi Dr. Bob,First, let me thank you for doing such a great job with this site; it's a real service.My question has to do with PEP...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Selling his Trojan Stock,Much of this information I've already covered many times in this forum. Check the archives for a more detailed discussion. Briefly the story with PEP is that it's most effective when begun as soon as possible... Read more »

possible transmission after pep ARE YOU KIDDING ME???

Regarding that question you answered. UNBELIEVABLE! I'm sitting here sweating bullets wondering if my 1 and only experimental blowjob on another man cost me my life not just the $1200 I've spent on a doctor visit and PEP meds which I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your reaction to that guy's post was similar to mine and as it turns out to that of many other folks who also wrote in with varying degrees of incredulity, ranging from OMG to WTF! Sometimes it takes all my strength not to repetitively bang... Read more »

Medicine Costs

Ryan,I plan on testing myself for HIV in the next few months. Worst case scenario: If I am postive, how much would HAART treatment and other types of treatment(Thymaus treatment) cost? By the way, I was on PEP, and the one month cost for...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The cost for one antiretroviral drug per year can average between $2,000 and $7,000 (Combivir, in your case, would cost $6,000 per year). Since people take multiple antiretroviral medications, costs can range from $12,000 to $21,000 per year.... Read more »

Getting PEP in Buenos Aires

I currently live in Australia and know how to access PEP if I need it. I am travelling to Buenos Aires and am hoping that you will be able to tell me where I can get access to PEP if I need it. Would you happen to know what it would cost? Your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,PEP should be available at any emergency medical facility in Buenos Aires. Sorry, I have no idea of the cost, but you could contact any of the local AIDS service organizations or a local pharmacy and ask them.Good luck!Dr. Bob... Read more »
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i need the anwers,pls help? pep and window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
REGARDS BROTHERS, I HAVE HEARD THAT THE TREATMENT ANTIVIRAL WITH WHEN IT (IS) IS USED TO ANTICIPATE(ADVANCE) YOU (THERE (PREPARES) 28 DAYS THAT THE DOCTOR INDICATES, LENGTHEN THE PERIOD OF WINDOW, I HAVE FOR NEGATIVE ELISA TO 7 WEEKS BUT I TOOK PEP,... Read more »

PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
has 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 »

Poz semen in eyes... Should I go on pep?

Posted by ATLmidtownie, 1 Reply
I have seen other questions about this but here goes. I hooked up with a guy last night whom I know is positive and we did nothing but jerk off. However, he came a bucket and some of it landed in both my eyes. I flushed my eyes with water and was... Read more »

Cost of Combivir (Duovir) and Cost of efavirenz(Sustiva) in Canada

Posted by raj1984, 1 Reply
Hey pals this is urgent , I need to know the cost of Combivir and Sustiva in Ontario (CANADA) . Please quote the price of Brand and not Generic . This is very urgent I am need to submit to immigration lawyer. Read more »