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What Are The Dangers Of Pep

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Any long term dangers of taking Truvada and Klonopin for PEP?

I have been on Klonopin for about 5 years now. I recently had an incident where a condom broke with a sex worker and also had some vaginal secretions come in contact with freshly broken skin. I was given a 30 day dose of Truvada as a PEP. Am I at...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Truvada can usually be used safely with Klonopin. KH Read more »

Doctor started me on PEP to help my anxiety.. Dangerous???

I started out a couple of days ago nervous about HIV, but now I'm nervous about what my doctor did... Read more »

PEP- why the 4 weeks of Atripla for PEP?

I have a question, I will try to keep it short. I have recieved Atripla as a PEP from a previous... Read more »
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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 Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Group Calls on Zimbabwe Health Ministry to Increase Access to PEP Among Assault Survivors, Health Workers

...nationwide, the Herald/AllAfrica.com reports. The group called on the health ministry to adopt a multisectoral approach to make PEP more widely available to groups such as sexual assault survivors. ZWRCN program officer Sylvia Shekede said... Read more »
Project Inform

Talking to Your Doctor About nPEP

... Introduction A Few Points to Consider Discussion Points and Comments Choosing an nPEP Regimen Suggested Schedule for nPEP Recommended Lab Evaluation for nPEP of HIV Infection nPEP Resource List Footnotes Read more »
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PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
...WEll from the incident i 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 Read more »

Combivir only for PEP?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was prescribed Combivir for a PEP regimen as a precaution following a possible exposure. From what I can gather on the web, Combivir is typically prescribed in Read more »

i need the anwers,pls help? pep and window period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(PREPARES) 28 DAYS THAT THE DOCTOR INDICATES, LENGTHEN THE PERIOD OF WINDOW, I HAVE FOR NEGATIVE ELISA TO 7 WEEKS BUT I TOOK PEP, MY TEST IS COST (BEEN WORTH) TO CALM DOWN OR NOT? And THAT PERCENTAGE IS TO RELATION ALONE WITH TO POSITIVE WOMAN... Read more »

PEP & Symptoms

Posted by scared83
...Anon One told me that PEP delays the detection of antibodies in the blood and that I should get tested at 4 months. My question is, does it delay symptoms Read more »