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PEP - Combivir Allergic Reaction

Hi Doc,I think you are great! I know you are very busy, but I was hoping you could give me some advice. I had a high risk exposure. Protected sex with a female prostitute and within 17 hours began PEP (Combivir and Kaletra) were prescribed.I took...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...however, was not your question, now was it?? O.K., so you took one dose of Combivir and decided not to continue with PEP. The reaction you describe is not typical for Combivir, nor is it worrisome. Have you done any serious or long-term damage to... Read more »

Stop/Continue Combivir nPEP

Doc,I am a male, 43, HIV negative, had one-time unprotected sex with a female prostitute for about... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

...72 HIV-negative patients receiving PEP, three discontinued, 69 completed and 23 performed post-PEP HIV RNA polymerase chain reaction (all negative). Eleven follow-up HIV enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay tests have all turned negative. Of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teen Sex Assault Victims Rarely Finish HIV Meds

...completed the full course of treatment. Nearly half the patients who used PEP and returned for follow-up reported an adverse reaction. Psychiatric comorbidity, which was seen in 47 percent of the assault victims, was associated with lower... 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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...If a condom breaks, or if you forget to use one, anti-HIV medications might prevent transmission. Talk to your doctor about PEP, "Post-Exposure Prophylaxis" (See Fact Sheet 156 .) This has not yet been proven to avoid transmission between sex... Read more »
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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 »

Terribly upset with HIV+ boyfriend

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...it was torn. Then he said something really stupid; "it's only torn a little"...;( To be honest I'm really shocked with this reaction, and in addition to the fact that I might be + I insisted on going to emergency - and am now to take... Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
http://www.avert.org/needlestick.htm http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/diseases/needlestick_injuries.html You guys if you read these youll see why im so damn paranoid ok im so sorry for all of this shit im doing to you and fuck dont say in hurting... Read more »

i need the anwers,pls help? pep and window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(PREPARES) 28 DAYS THAT THE DOCTOR INDICATES, LENGTHEN THE PERIOD OF WINDOW, I HAVE FOR NEGATIVE ELISA TO 7 WEEKS BUT I TOOK PEP, MY TEST IS COST (BEEN WORTH) TO CALM DOWN OR NOT? And THAT PERCENTAGE IS TO RELATION ALONE WITH TO POSITIVE WOMAN... Read more »