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Author Topic: Hi All, I think I accidentally double dosed on PEP  (Read 417 times)

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Offline SALIBA

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Hi All, I think I accidentally double dosed on PEP
« on: January 19, 2020, 02:08:53 pm »
I'm on Tenofovir and Raltravir, to save typing that out again I'll refer to them as T & R

I take T once a day, and R twice a day, both at 1 30 pm and R at 1 30 am.

So today now I thought I forgot to take them both at 1 30 pm. I remembered at around 3pm and took them both again, but I think turns out I had taken them and I didn't forget in the first place.

So, I've essentially double dosed within the space of around 2 hours.

will this effect their ability to work since it says online everywhere not to double dose? Or is that just because of side effects?

Its been around 5 or 4 hours since it's happened, I feel fine essentially, I'm just hoping I have sabotaged their effectiveness?

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Re: Hi All, I think I accidentally double dosed on PEP
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2020, 02:20:12 pm »
I moved your post from the forum intended for people living with HIV to here.
Your original thread can be found here: https://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=73674.msg

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Now I don't know why you are taking PEP, what you posted last week does not even warrant testing so ill presume something else has happened otherwise you are just wasting your time and mine.

Anyhow double dosing is best avoided if you feel unwell speak to your doctor, although, it will not negatively influence its effectiveness.

I'll presume you had condomless intercourse and started PEP within 72 hours, so test with a blood-drawn HIV antibodies test 6 weeks post-finishing PEP for a result, this result will rarely ever change and if you wish you can test at 3 months post-finishing PEP for a conclusive result.
« Last Edit: January 19, 2020, 02:38:23 pm by Jim Allen »
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