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What Does Pep Treat

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To PEP or not to PEP. How do you know when to treat?

This past Feb. I went to my local ER within 48 hours of getting semen in my eye from a man of unknown status to ask about PEP. The ER MD said that my risk from this type of exposure was very low and PEP is only warrented in significant exposures....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I agree with the ER doctor's assessment and advice: PEP would not be warranted for your potential exposure.Yes, the reason we do not recommend PEP for all potential exposures has to do with balancing the potential risk involved with taking... Read more »

PEP worth the risks? (PEP)

(I think I accidentally posted this question in the wrong section 10 seconds ago; disregard that,... Read more »
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I-161: Experience of Health-Care Workers (HCWs) Taking Postexposure Prophylaxis (PEP) after Occupational HIV Exposures: Findings of the HIV PEP Registry

The HIV PEP Registry was established by the CDC after the US Public Health Service first recommended in 1996 the use of combination antiretroviral therapy as prophylaxis immediately following certain occupational HIV exposures, in an effort to... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Before and After: PrEP and PEP

One of the more surprising discoveries of the last decade was that HIV meds could not only treat HIV infection, but also prevent it. Using these drugs soon after exposure to HIV has become an accepted practice, but using them before exposure... Read more »
BETA

Fact Sheet: PrEP and PEP

Looking for basic facts about PrEP and PEP -- and the difference between the two? Start here for some simple and straightforward definitions of key terms that come up frequently when talking about PrEP and PEP, as well as a run-down of the science... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 For More Information What Is Post-Exposure Prophylaxis? ... Read more »
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Pep

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
As i have read taking pep can cause late conversion's,Would taking antibiotic's (BACTRIM)cause late conversion's also.

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Yellow, loose stool continuing three weeks after PEP

Posted by Tyne2011, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,
Has anyone experienced prolonged GI side effects from PEP? I took kaletra and Combivir for 40 days total (long story) instead of 28. During therapy, I had loose stools that were controlled by loperamide. I've read on this site that side... Read more »

pep y periodo de ventana

Posted by neospeedpr, 1 Reply
hay post aqui que dicen que el pep afecta el periodo de ventana, es verdad eso? ayudeme Read more »

PEP

Posted by je5872, 2 Replies
has anyone ever taken PEP. I began taking PEP 4 hrs post exposure. I was top with hiv+ guy on no meds when condom broke. i immediately washed and urinated. Has anyone had this experince? do they feel the PEP was effective? Read more »