Like I noted above, using something like dexamethasone on a covid patient who isn’t severely or critically ill can actually work against their recovery as the drug might suppress their immune system’s ability to fight the virus. Using it on someone who’s “doing very well” seems like it would be very risky!
I know better than to respond in good faith to someone who doesn’t demonstrate the same courtesy to me, but I believe it’s clear from the context of my comment that I was referring to long-term side effects—not temporary, normal side effects that only last for a couple days whenever I resume taking PrEP.
PrEP stands for “pre-exposure prophylaxis” and refers to the regimen of taking a daily pill to minimize your risk of HIV transmission—though colloquially PrEP = the generic name for the drug itself. Truvada’s just a brand-name for one of the two FDA-approved forms of PrEP available, like how Advil’s a brand-name… Read more
Thank you for saying that last part! I’ve seen some horrible posts on social media trying to turn his decision to keep working over the past four years into some kind of bizzarro productivity fodder.
Nice, really put me in my place there.
Aaaaaand there it is. Thanks for saying it with your full chest!
That thought crossed my mind, too, but the blind item said that those couples were both white couples. The mystery continues…
Not derailing! (I don’t know if it’s possible to derail a Saturday Night Social.) You’re right. There are only three episodes out right now—something I unfortunately learned after publishing this blog and finishing episodes two and three last night. I thought they were all out! :[
I appreciate the recommendation, but I’m not watching his show.
What does this say? I can’t read. ;€