PrEP, which stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis, is an FDA-approved way for people to prevent HIV infection by taking a pill every day. The pill is called Truvada, and it contains two kinds of medicine that are also used in combination with other medicines to treat HIV. When used consistently, PrEP greatly reduces the risk of HIV. PrEP is a powerful prevention tool and can help reduce anxiety and stress for people at risk of contracting HIV. Also available in Spanish.
Provides an overview of what it means to be on PrEP to reduce the risk of HIV
Discusses how to decide if PrEP is the right choice
Notes that PrEP is available by prescription only
Explains that PrEP requires a commitment to a program of services
Answers some common questions and concerns
Includes information on how to pay for it
Explores the difference between PrEP and PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis)