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HIV Prevention and Transmission

PEP (HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis)

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Emergency Contraception: Here's What You Should Know

These three forms of emergency contraception can keep you from becoming pregnant after having unprotected sex, or if your birth control method fails.

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This National HIV Testing Day, We Must Do More Than Just Tell Young People to Get Tested

Advocate Armonte Butler explains what providers, health centers, and legislators can do to make sure youth have access to prevention tools.

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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Fact Sheet

Key PointsPost-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) involves taking HIV medicines very soon after a possible exposure to HIV to prevent becoming infected with HIV.PEP is intended for emergency situations. It is not meant for regular use by people who may be ex...

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Tenvir not Tenvir EM

Hello, I recently purchased Tenvir. I later realized that Tenvir EM is the HIV prevention medication. So what i have now is a years supply of 300 mg Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate WITHOUT Emtricitabine. Can i still use it for HIV prevention? Thank you...

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Started PEP after unprotected oral sex

I had unprotected oral sex with two sex workers. I also had vagina sex with a confom with one of them. They said they were safe but I am still extremely worried. I went to a Clinic and got put on Truvada and isentress less than 36 hours after being w...

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Effects of pep

Doc.can PEP drugs alter with my phsical appearance perhaps my face?I'm on my 7th day on PEP

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What is this method?

I make anal sex and condom is broke. So I go to doctor and this doctor pay to me TENVIR EM and DTV 50 .He say to me ,You will start 72 hours, so I start in 39 hours. So May I went to known this is safe for me or not safe. This medicine is prevention ...

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Pep teatment

The day after having unprotected sex i went to clinic and the nurse gives me the truvada only to take 1 pill avery night, My question is : Is it gonna be effective only without other medecine like hiv-1 infection product?

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3 hours late on pep 5th day

Took 4 pep pills on time 5th day was 3 hours late..does this have an matter or does the levels still mantain in blood for compensation?

Activists Demand Gilead Rescind nPEP Patient Access Program's Once-Per-Lifetime Use Limit Img
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Activists Demand Gilead Rescind nPEP Patient Access Program's Once-Per-Lifetime Use Limit

Gilead Sciences is coming under fire from HIV/AIDS activist groups for a recent change to its patient assistance program, imposing a once-per-lifetime limit on access to Truvada as part of non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP).