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Truvada and Descovy for PrEP; you now have another option in prevention.

PrEP is a prevention strategy that helps protect against HIV.

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) means taking prescription medicine to help prevent HIV infection before you come in contact with HIV. It’s one pill, taken once a day, every day to reduce your risk of getting HIV-1 through sex.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend PrEP for people at risk of getting HIV as part of a complete HIV prevention plan.

DESCOVY for PrEP™

DESCOVY for PrEP™ is the newest option to help prevent HIV.

DESCOVY for PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a once-daily prescription medicine to reduce the risk of getting HIV-1 infection in adults and adolescents who weigh at least 77 pounds. It is not known if DESCOVY® is effective in reducing the risk of getting HIV-1 from certain types of sex.

TRUVADA for PrEP®

TRUVADA for PrEP® (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a prescription medicine that can help reduce the risk of getting HIV-1 through sex, when taken every day and used together with safer sex practices.

  • TRUVADA for PrEP is only for people who are at risk of getting HIV-1 and weight at least 77 pounds.
  • You must be HIV-negative before you start taking TRUVADA for PrEP
  • TRUVADA for PrEP does not prevent other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or pregnancy.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a course of HIV drugs taken by HIV-negative people to reduce their risk of contracting HIV infection. Truvada PrEP is available in our local area at Carolina Health Care Centers. Contact: Shantate Morton tmorton@carolinahealthcenters.org for more details.

  • PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) is a daily pill
  • Up to 99% effective at preventing HIV
  • Affordable with or without insurance
  • Not for those already living with HIV

For more information about PrEP please visit their websites at https://www.truvada.com and https://www.descovy.com.

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