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Truvada After Sexual Exposure

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Non-sexual exposure experiments

There are too many questions about enironmental exposure and the absence of corresponding researches in laboratory operating natural concentrations of HIV. Does your group plan to design such experiments?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Enironmental" exposure? What??? The "absence of corresponding researchers in laboratory operating natural concentrations of HIV."??? What???? What does that even mean?To answer your specific question: "Does your group plan to design such... Read more »

nPEP

I had a recent unanticipated sexual exposure to HIV. I received a nPEP starter pack at the ED of a... Read more »

what is the best PEP to always have ready if needed?

Hi Dr. Many thanks to all of you helping us with a lot of love. I am HIV+ for about 7 months, I am... Read more »
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Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

...taken. Second, the Truvada drugs show high concentrations within cells and in genital fluids, which is important when used in sexual exposures to HIV. Since HIV is most vulnerable to the anti-HIV effects of treatment during early infection,... 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; Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...47 #RR-7. (This is a PDF.) Unlike PEP for occupational exposures, there is very little data on the effectiveness of PEP for sexual exposures, nor are there any formal guidelines from the CDC on this issue. The following reviews some preliminary... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Will I? Won't I? Why Do Men Who Have Sex With Men Present for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Sexual Exposures?

... "Failures of post-exposure prophylaxis following sexual exposure (PEPSE) to prevent seroconversion have been reported and are often associated with ongoing risk exposure," the authors wrote. Read more »
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Possible Exposure After Assault - So Scared

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...infected, but I have OCD about HIV, and am absolutely terrified. Because of the state I was in, they put me on PEP, (Kaletra and Truvada), which I started taking on the Sunday, about 15 hours after the incident. I realised at 5am on the Tuesday... Read more »

Atripla vs Isentess & Truvada?

Posted by rank, 3 Replies
...and if it has, then I should consider a regimen change: replacing Sustiva component of Atripla with Isentress, keeping with Truvada part of Atripla. He thinks Isentress is a very "clean" drug, whereas Sustiva has the CNS effects. I'm just... Read more »

isentress and truvada

Posted by anfan4, 1 Reply
...im been on isentress and truvada for month and half and notice increased in blood pressure and any else had this problem. Will isentress cause this problem. Read more »

Widespread Atripla/truvada+sustiva Rash

Posted by younguk, 1 Reply
...I am taking Truvada and Sustiva and have been for 2 weeks. 8 days in I developed a rash which has become progressively worse. It covers most of the Read more »