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The Effectiveness Of Pep After 24 Hours

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Side effects PEP

Dear Dr,I am a 35 year old male and had an unprotected vaginal sex encounter with a female prostitute in London, England. I was given PEP which I started taking 24 hours after the encounter. I am taking Truvada 1 tablet daily (at night every 24...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Your current regimen generally has a low rate of brain side effects tough fatigue can be seen. Any side effects due to the PEP should fade quickly when 4 weeks or so is over. KH Read more »

P.E.P. with Kaletra

I was occupationally exposed to the HIV virus, and my MD put my on Kaletra for 28 days. I am now... Read more »

Doctor prescibed PEP for 21 days

Hi, I was helping someone who had an accident and was bleeding, later I realised that I had a very... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...doctor. Do you want more information on AIDS, STDs or safer sex? Contact the U.S. Centers for Disease Control AIDS hotline, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at 1-800-CDC-INFO. Or visit The Body's Safe Sex and Prevention Forum . Until... Read more »
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Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

...even after 72 hours. If the woman is pregnant, it's important that both you and she are aware of study results that show the effectiveness of preventing HIV transmission from mother to child. Research centers like the Bay Area Perinatal AIDS... Read more »
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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

Side Effects

What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line What Are Side Effects? Side effects are what a drug does to you that you don't want itto... Read more »
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected. Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) within the next 6 hours and for 28 straight days. Didn't finished yet the treatment. The doctors here say it... Read more »

24 HOUR COUNT DOWN.....

Posted by Regret101, 2 Replies
...Well I posted last week about my story and now I am 24 hours away from knowing my fate.It will be the 2 month point where 99% of people test positive. I tested at 3 weeks and 5 weeks obviously Read more »

PEP needs to be easier to get around the world

Posted by ohcrud, 1 Reply
...I see New York and San Francisco have easy to get programs for PEP, but no where else is it real easy to get. With the medical proof I have read. Yep, lots of reading in the past 48 hours, it Read more »

In Pain, please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...exposure? Or was this more of a psychological thing. Well I was scared, and I cried. And cried. I went to the E.R. and got on PEP. For 4 weeks I was on two drugs, Combuvir and Kaletra. I don't know if they worked or not. Three days after I went... Read more »