What is PrEP?
PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, is medicine people at risk for HIV take to prevent getting HIV from sex or injection drug use. Currently there are three approved PrEP medications: Truvada, Descovy, and Apretude which is a long-acting injectable form of PrEP.
Why take PrEP?
PrEP is highly effective when taken as prescribed. PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by about 99% when taken as indicated. Among people who inject drugs, it reduces the risk by at least 74% when taken as prescribed.
If you are interested in starting PrEP call WORLD at 510-986-0340 or email Lynette Moore at [email protected]