Truvada Post Exposure

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I took PEP / TRUVADA for 14 days (of the reuired post exposure 28 days) and got really sick with an unrelated illness & stopped for 7 days. any point in starting up again ?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
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missed day 2 of Truvada

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Project Inform

Truvada Prevents Rectal HIV Infection in Monkeys

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The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC) From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...processed by the kidneys, it can damage the liver. Truvada as PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) I think I recently had an exposure to HIV, though the status of the person who may have exposed me was unknown. I presented at the hospital 12... 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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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 »

So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
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Posted by cricket, 1 Reply
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17 week post exposure with symtoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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