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    Does Pepto Bismol interact with Truvada and Tivicay?

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Posted on Tue, 18 Jul 2017 in HIV and AIDS
Question: I had a question regarding the pep treatment. I was given pep trivicay and truvalta yesterday 72 hours after my potential exposure. I was not aware of not being able to take pepto bismol with the drugs and took a dose about an hour before I took the pep yesterday and today. Did I ruin the effectiveness of the pep?
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Please don't worry there are no data for major intereactions.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you writing in healthcaremagic.

Please don't worry there are no data for major interactions between pepto bismol and truvada as well with trivicay.
You should know that even if could exist minor drug interactions this situation do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy.
Furthermore you should speak with your doctor to have more information about major interactions of these drugs and to know what you should avoid during the PEP treatment.

I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.

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