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missed day 2 of Truvada

I started a pep regimen of Truvada and Combivir within 24 hours after my hiv exposure. On day 2 I took the Combivir (which is twice daily) and was planning on taking the Truvada later that day so it would be closer to the 24 hours recommended. I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.First off, Truvada and Combivir?? This is not a recommended post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) regimen. Either of the medications alone, taken for Read more »

Post exposure prophylaxis

Hi, I'm a 19 year old college student, I live in Mexico. I had unprotected receptive intercourse... Read more »

why would i get kaletra and prezista (?) for exposure only?

is it normal to receive a regimen of kaletra (2 tabs 2 times a day) along with what i think is... Read more »
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Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

...taking it daily to prevent HIV infection. This animal study also explored the effectiveness of using Truvada shortly after an exposure to prevent infection, called PEP or Post-Exposure Prevention . PrEP studies using Truvada are ongoing in... Read more »
The Body PRO

Intermittent Oral PrEP May Be as Effective as Daily Oral PrEP for Prevention of Rectal HIV Transmission, Macaque Study Suggests

...might be effective. In this study, we wanted to investigate whether intermittent PrEP -- one dose of antiretrovirals prior to exposure and a second dose after exposure -- could be effective. 1 Essentially, we saw that this intervention... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Promise of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

...(1995). Centers for Disease Control. "Case-Control Study of HIV Seroconversion in Health-Care Workers After Percutaneous Exposure to HIV Infected Blood. France, United Kingdom, and United States. January 1988 - August 1994." Morbidity and... Read more »
Project Inform

Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

...Factors In Where Can You Get nPEP? Commentary Introduction If you are reading this because you've had a possible exposure to HIV within the last 72 hours and you are considering nPEP, call your doctor, an nPEP study site... Read more »
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So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...state I was in, they thought it best for my mental health (I have OCD, and one of my main fears is HIV infection). I was on Truvada (1 daily) and Kaletra (2 twice daily), started at 15 hours post-potential-exposure but misread the instructions... Read more »

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...Hi all, I've been exposed to HIV in the beginning of this month. My condom completely broke and i had sex for a couple of minutes completely exposed. I suspect Read more »

Non Risk Exposure Gave Me Symptoms After 10 Days?

Posted by WorriedWell, 2 Replies
...HI GUYS!!! WORRIED AGAIN..IF SOME ONE CAN TELL ME .. WITH MY RISK EXPOSURE OF KISSING A FEMALE OF UNKNOWN STATUS and PUTTING A BADAID on an open wound of a female of unknown status.. IS RISKY????IF I Read more »

How Accurate is CRP Test at 10 days post exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi Everyone: At 10 days post exposure my CRP test was 0.7% which the Dr. says is pretty much no HIV possible. What have you guys heard? Read more »