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Kaletra And Truvada Pep

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Should I take both Truvada and Kaletra while on PEP

I was recently put on a PEP regimen of both Truvada and Kaletra, after having had unprotected anal sex with a partner whose status I do not know. I have received conflicting advice as to whether I need to take both. One health care provider told me...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The correct answer is that no one knows for sure. We have one good study on preventing HIV infection after exposure for Health Care providers (needle sticks or blood splashes, etc). That report and studies on prevention of spread of HIV from a... Read more »

Missed a dose of Truvada+Kaletra (PEP) and took it again

Hi, I forgot to take my dose (truvada+kaletra) last night at 11 PM and just took it now at 06AM. At... Read more »

Truvada and Kaletra - dosage timings for PEP ?

Hello Dr. Young,I was prescribed the Truvada-Kaletra combination as PEP while on holiday in... Read more »
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PeP (Truvada and Kaletra) 28 day cycle... Long Term effects?

Posted by Screen1001
Hello all, I just started taking Truvada and Kaletra 3 days ago to provent being infected. After I am done with my 28 day cycle is it common for the side effects to remain long term? Right now I have had a very upset stomach and nausia for 3 days.... Read more »

Started taking Truvada for PEP...any tips?

Posted by glam89, 1 Reply
Im starting Truvada for 30 days and i know there are going to be side effects but do anyone have any tips for me to make it a bit easier. What pain reliever fever reducer medications can i take without it damaging my liver even more? Is Ibuprofen... Read more »

PEP related query

Posted by TODude, 1 Reply
Hey everyone,

So I had a possible exposure to HIV on Sunday Jan 20th. I have been on PEP since monday the 21st (started 30-36 hours PE). My question is - should I have started PEP in the first place? and is Combivir alone an effective PEP regimen?

Ba... Read more »

Medium-high risk exposure... PEP/Seroconversion?!

Posted by quavers, 1 Reply
Hi guys. I'll start with explaining everything that has happened so far.

Although a straight male, I've always had one nagging "fantasy" that just wouldn't go away which was to experience what it would be like with a uhh, convincing transgendered... Read more »