PEP treatment for HIV is a treatment given to persons who are exposed to HIV infection within 72 hours of possible exposure. PEP HIV treatment is a lifesaving treatment for persons exposed to HIV virus during activities like sexual intercourse with any anonymous, sex worker, at massage parlor, with homosexual, impure blood transfusion, blood contamination during any accidents, needle prick or any instrument prick during instrumentation (dental or any other surgical process), any skin exposure during outdoor activities. It can happen in case of sexual assaults also.
Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV is the golden treatment in such cases when a person is exposed to HIV infection and within 72 hours this treatment is started. This treatment protects from becoming HIV positive after immediate exposure to HIV virus. By any means when a person gets exposed to HIV virus, within 72 hours if this treatment (PEP treatment) is started, a life from becoming HIV positive can be saved. PEP HIV treatment/ post exposure prophylaxis includes the set of anti-viral for a period of 28-30 days, assessment, patient counselling and regular follow ups. This treatment has 98% success rate theoretically and practically the success rate is 100%. In international market, post exposure prophylaxis price is around $800- $1000. PEP HIV guidelines include public health approach and promote human rights. The only HIV treatment after exposure is the PEP treatment/therapy.
Dr. Vinod Raina’s SAFE HANDS multispecialty polyclinic is a complete home for PEP treatment in Delhi, Noida and NCR and India. It’s a complete home for HIV diagnosis, treatment, counselling and follow-ups.