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Safety Of Truvada In Pregnancy

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Stocrin and Babies (Safety and Toxicity of Anti-HIV Medications During Pregnancy, 2009)

Hi,Thanks for all the advise so far.I am 34yr female and positive for the last 11yrs, am considerng having a baby next year.I have been on stocrin and truvada for the last two yrs.I know stocrin is not compatable with pregnancy so I need advice as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There are many potential effective antiretroviral regimens from which to choose. Your best option depends on many factors, including resistance test results, previous medication history, drug allergies or intolerances, drug-drug interactions,... Read more »

are kaletra and truvada safe during pregnancy?

hello doctor, my wife is HIV+ and I'm HIV-, she just started taking kaletra along with truvada... Read more »

pregnant & took Truvada twice in one day by accident

Dear Dr. YoungI am 13 weeks pregnant and on Invirase, Norvir & Truvada. I take Invirase &... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Truvada Approved to Reduce the Risk of Sexually Transmitted HIV in People Who Are Not Infected With the Virus

On July 16, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada (a fixed dose combination of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) to reduce the risk of HIV infection in uninfected individuals who are at high risk of HIV infection and who... Read more »
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Gilead Announce Data Supporting Bioequivalence for Single-Pill Fixed-Dose Regimen of Sustiva (Efavirenz) and Truvada (Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate)

New York, NY and Foster City, CA -- Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) today announced they have obtained data supporting bioequivalence of a new formulation of the fixed-dose combination of... Read more »
HIV i-Base

PrEP: PK Modeling of Daily TDF/FTC (Truvada) Provides Close to 100% Protection Against HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction iPrEX: Modeled Prediction of 99% Protection With Daily Adherence Table 1: Estimates for Risk Reduction in iPrEX Comment Partners PrEP: Protection in Serodifferent Heterosexual Couples Table 2: Efficacy... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Darunavir Use During Pregnancy

Evidence based guidance for PI use in pregnancy is scarce, particularly with the newer drugs. Three posters at CROI 2012 showed findings from studies looking at safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics (PK) of darunavir/ritonavir (DRV/r) in pregnant... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do you think that there is any possibility that a needle could be used twice? what precautions are taken so that this does not happen?

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i was tested at a state run std center (did not know where else to go)and i was wondering if their is any chance a needle could be used twice? i know i am a paranoid but can any of you share what safety procedures are taken? would it be possible for... Read more »

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