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Side effects of PEP 28 day course

How long will the side effects of a 28 day PEP course last. I am on my last day of Combivir and viracept and have had terrible nausia and diarrhea, generally tired all the time and just feel sick, when can I expect to be back to my normal self. I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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...Hello and thanks for your post.Wow, Viracept. That's a name I haven't heard for a few years.The side effects of the PEP medications that you're taking should resolve pretty quickly. The diarrhea is likely caused by the nelfinavir Read more »

had same side effects with this PEP combo

Just a note. I experienced the same side effects of chest pain, difficult breathing and dry cough... Read more »

Side effects PEP

Dear Dr,I am a 35 year old male and had an unprotected vaginal sex encounter with a female... Read more »
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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...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? Prophylaxis means... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...reviews some preliminary information regarding PEP after sexual exposures. I will discuss circumstances when PEP may be considered, and when PEP is not recommended. These suggestions are subject to change, as further information becomes... 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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Comparison of Two HIV Postexposure Prophylaxis Regimens Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Amsterdam: Adverse Effects Do Not Influence Compliance

...Thereafter, PEP consisted of zidovudine or lamivudine and atazanavir (regimen 2). From 2000 to 2007, patient data including side effects and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) were systematically recorded and compared by regimen. PEP was prescribed... Read more »
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Posted by feelalive, 1 Reply
...after many minutes after his first pre-cum. Also this days i have sore throut, (im ill-seek a litle bit), and i dont know if is side effect of PEP (i take kaletra and truvanda). Thanks in advance for an answer. With best regards, Read more »

PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
...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
...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 hours Nevirapine:... Read more »

unprotected sex and currently on PEP...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...sleeping all of the time and most recently my throat has become sore. I would like to know how much of these symptoms can be side effects from the PEP meds I'm taking? Also I have read numerous stories on this forum about symptoms and negative... Read more »