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Long Term Side Effects Of Truvada

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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 »

Are you a long term Sustiva/Truvada user

Posted by soimnotalone, 2 Replies
I am curious about the long term effects of these medicines from actual users. I read the pamphlets and what doctors "claim" but I wanted some feedback from actual users
Thanks for responding ;) Read more »

long term side effects(lack of)

Posted by Anonymous
For women who have been on antivirals continuously for a while (more than four to five years)and have not had any side effects or minimal ones,could you please share your experiences. What you are taking, what you experienced(if it resolved while on... Read more »

long term side effects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It would be interesting to hear from anyone that has been on antivirals for a long time(more than 4 years continously)that have minimal or NO side effects. Physical(appearence wise as well as internal) IF anyone out there falls into this catagory... Read more »

psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »
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PEP (Truvada and Kaletra), afraid of long-term effects

Hey,I had an encounter with a prostitute a few months ago where I thought I had put myself at risk of contracting HIV (how and why isn't important I think)The physicians in the ambulance prescribed me a PEP consisting of Truvada and Kaletra)...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear GuyThree days exposure to these meds will in no way cause any harm to you. People take these drugs for years with often no or only minimal issues. You have nothing to fear from this brief exposure to these medications. DW... Read more »

Any long term dangers of taking Truvada and Klonopin for PEP?

I have been on Klonopin for about 5 years now. I recently had an incident where a condom broke with a sex worker and also had some vaginal secretions come in contact with freshly broken skin. I was given a 30 day dose of Truvada as a PEP. Am I at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Truvada can usually be used safely with Klonopin. KH... Read more »

Truvada as PEP- short term potential serious side effects

Hello. I was prescribed Truvada for a lower but still high risk. This was unprotected vaginal sex with street walker most likely IV drug user. The doctor that prescribed it was confident that the short term risks of this drug are very low. The one...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Dear J.The risk for kidney problems from such a short exposure would be minimal at best. As long as you have normal kidney function to begin with and are not taking other meds that can damage the kidneys, such as high-doses of NSAIDS (which are... Read more »

long term use of antivirals side effects

Is nueropathy a side effect of long term use of truvada and viramune xr?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The risk for peripheral neuropathy due exclusively to Truvada + Viramune is low but not zero (generally would compare favorably to many other regimens particularly older regimens). Many conditions can cause or mimic peripheral neuropathy so... Read more »
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