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Pep Dosages

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PEP dosage and length

I am concerned about broken condom where I was at the receiving end of anal sex. As I have Truvada and Combivir I started immediately after the with one tablet both. What is the normal dosage - is it 1 tablet daily for Truvada and 1 tablet Combivir...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hi and thanks for posting.First, all PEP regimens are 4 weeks (or 1 month). PEP must be started within 72 hours of the exposure to be effective.I would not recommend taking both Truvada (tenofovir+FTC) and Combivir (AZT+3TC) for PEP, but either... Read more »

Condom broke. PEP dosage timings

Hi. About 3 weeks ago i had sex with a sex worker. My condom broke towards the end and i ejaculated... Read more »

PEP dosage tming

Dear,I have been looking for this answer all over the web, but couldnt' find one.i have been... Read more »
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Tratamiento Después de Exposición

¿Qué Es el Tratamiento Después de Exposición? ¿Quién Debería Usar PEP? ¿Debería Usarse PEP Para Situaciones Que No Sean Ocupacionales? ¿Cómo Se Toma la PEP? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? En Pocas Palabras Para Mayor... Read more »

Fact Sheet: PrEP and PEP

Looking for basic facts about PrEP and PEP -- and the difference between the two? Start here for some simple and straightforward definitions of key terms that come up frequently when talking about PrEP and PEP, as well as a run-down of the science... Read more »

I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

The HIV PEP Registry was established by the CDC after the US Public Health Service first recommended in 1996 the use of combination antiretroviral therapy as prophylaxis immediately following certain occupational HIV exposures, in an effort to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Danish PEP Registry: Experience With the Use of Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Following Sexual Exposure to HIV From 1998 to 2006

Research indicates that postexposure prophylaxis (PEP) with antiretroviral drugs after sexual exposure reduces considerably the risk of HIV infection. Since 1998, Denmark has made PEP available within 24 hours of sexual exposure; however, it can be... Read more »
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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 »


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 »


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

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pep and testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i was on pep .how long should i wait to get tested if i have a pcr test? Read more »