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Want to stop taking my PEP

Hi Dr.Bobabout 1 week ago i bottomed for this guy that i was drinking with one night. I made him put a condom on before we started because i never ever have unprotected sex. However, he ripped it off during sex without me knowing. when i realized...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I recommend that anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP be followed by an HIV physician specialist (if at all possible) during the 28-day course. An HIV-knowledgeable physician is best Read more »

after taking PEP fear of possible virus resistance

Dear Doc,I need ur opinion as HIV expert maybe u can help me.I am on holiday in Thailand ... Read more »

THANK YOU-SHOULD I STOP TAKING PEP, HELP ME SCARED STUDENT

follow up: 2 hours after i posted the question, i asked him to get tested anyway with the 4th gen... 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 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 »
AIDS Survival Project

What You Should Know About . . . PEP! (The "Morning After" Pill)

...out that the caller was not interested in the birth control version of the "morning after" pill, but what is referred to as PEP -- post exposure prophylaxis. PEP is the standard of care for a health care worker who has been exposed to an HIV risk... 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 Read more »
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So worried - 3 month test next week post-PEP

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
...have my 3-month test on Monday, and I'm going out of my mind. I was sexually assaulted on 23rd October, and started taking PEP 15 hours later on 24th October, as although I was aware of one assailant, I had been drinking, and my memory has some... 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. Read more »

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. Read more »

PEP & Window Period & PCR (Tesla, GMan?)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am just about to finish with a 28 day PEP treatment due to a high risk exposure. Do you have any idea how PEP may affect the window period for an antibody screen? Am Read more »