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Kaletra And Truvada Pep

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Divide doses for PEP/Truvada/Kaletra

Hi, thanks for having this forum - its a real relief. I was exposed from a nonoccupational hazard (giving plasma). I have been prescribed both Truvada and Kaletra for PEP. Tru=2 pills 2x a day, kaletra = 1 pill, once a day. I have been having awful...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Hello and thanks for your post.I hope that you have your dosing mistaken-- Truvada is dosed 1 pill daily. Kaletra can be either 2 pills twice daily or 4 pills at once.The Kaletra's likely the culprit in causing Read more »

PEP (Truvada/Kaletra)

Hi, a few nights ago, I stupidly had a sexual intercourse with a sex worker (vaginal and BJ)... Read more »

PEP Kaletra and Truvada timing

Firstly thanks for creating this site - I only wish I'd found it earlier and It's nice to know it's... Read more »
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Innovative Widget Provides N.Y. Emergency Rooms With PEP Info

...received a grant from the New York State Department of Health to educate every provider in the state on post-exposure prophylaxis [PEP]; this includes how to diagnose acute HIV infection and HIV testing. We had this challenge, and we thought of... Read more »
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FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

... Starting Treatment | Switching Treatment | Dosage | Side Effects | Coinfections | Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) | Availability Starting Treatment My HIV diagnosis has just been confirmed, although Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Truvada

... Combo Drug Common Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir DF Brand Name: Truvada Class: fixed dose combination -- nucleoside/nucleotide analogs (also called nucleoside or nucleotide reverse... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Lopinavir + Ritonavir (Kaletra)

...in the same tablet. In developing countries, Kaletra is sold as Aluvia. Generic versions have been tentatively approved under PEPFAR (see Fact Sheet 475 ). Protease inhibitors prevent the protease enzyme from working. HIV protease acts like... Read more »
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Possible Exposure After Assault - So Scared

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...of becoming infected, but I have OCD about HIV, and am absolutely terrified. Because of the state I was in, they put me on PEP, (Kaletra and Truvada), which I started taking on the Sunday, about 15 hours after the incident. I realised at 5am on... Read more »

So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...have my 3-month test on Monday, and I'm going out of my mind. I was sexually assaulted on 23rd October, and started taking PEP 15 hours later on 24th October, as although I was aware of one assailant, I had been drinking, and my memory has some... Read more »

Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed in Read more »

New Kaletra Formulation.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hello. I am looking at changing from Sustiva to Kaletra (My Nuke backbone is Truvada), however I have concerns about the side effect profile of Kaletra. I hear that the newer formulation of Kaletra has less side Read more »