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switching nevirapine with efavirenz after 2 weeks from PEP

i have been treated with PEP after 12 hours of possible exposure. i was having sex with a girl and the condom broke. i was been treated with combivir+nevirapine and after 2 weeks i changed nevirapine to efavirenz because of the rash caused by the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Please let me provide you with some reassurance. First, you were using condoms which substantially reduces your HIV exposure risk. Second, you were placed on post exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) very promptly (within 12 hours of the exposure). PEP is... Read more »

thanks doc..nevirapine 2doses

hi doc,thank you for answering. While waiting for your answer I have kept up with PEP (and the... Read more »

PEP & side effects

Dear Doc,I have been taking Duovir-N (Lamivudine + Zidovudine _ Nevirapine) as PEP treatment for a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adverse Events for PEP Attributed to Nevirapine

In September 2000, two instances of life-threatening hepatotoxicity were reported inhealth-care workers taking nevirapine (NVP) for postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) afteroccupational human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) exposure* . In one case, a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nevirapine (Viramune)

What Is Nevirapine? Who Should Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Nevirapine? Nevirapine is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Six-Month Delay in Onset of Nevirapine-Based Antiretroviral Therapy Can Prevent Drug Resistance Following Single-Dose Nevirapine During Labor, Study Says

Delaying the start of a nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy by six months can prevent the development of drug resistance in HIV-positive women who took single-dose nevirapine during labor to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the virus,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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? ... Read more »
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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 »

PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
WEll from the incident i already mentioned I went to the emergency room to get a prescription for PEP. They didn't favor the idea becasue of all the side effects.

Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three:

Indinavir Sulfate: every 8... Read more »

pep y periodo de ventana

Posted by neospeedpr, 1 Reply
hay post aqui que dicen que el pep afecta el periodo de ventana, es verdad eso? ayudeme Read more »

PEP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Whether PEP is workable?? Any information??

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