In the battle against HIV, prevention has always been paramount. Over the decades, we’ve witnessed significant advancements in HIV prevention methods, with one of the most groundbreaking being PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. This medical marvel has transformed the landscape of HIV prevention, offering a powerful tool to help individuals safeguard their health. In this comprehensive […]
PrEP (Pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a highly effective tool for preventing HIV infection. In this article, we will explore the basics of HIV and PrEP, how PrEP works, and the benefits of PrEP for individuals at risk of HIV. Read on to learn more about PrEP and how it can help protect you from HIV.
What is PEP? PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) means taking medicine to prevent HIV after a possible exposure. PEP is a short course of HIV medicines taken very soon after a possible exposure to HIV to prevent the virus from taking hold in your body. You must start it within 72 hours (3 days) after a possible […]
PrEP and PEP for HIV prevention. These treatments are proven effective in preventing HIV transmission In turn, while both have similar objectives, the differences in PrEP vs. PEP for HIV prevention depend on the individual and whether or not they’ve already been exposed. PrEP and PEP are medicines to prevent HIV. Each type is used […]
What is PrEP? Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a course of HIV drugs taken by HIV-negative people to protect them against HIV infection. from sex or injection drug use. If you don’t have HIV, taking PrEP every day can lower your chances of getting HIV from sex by more than 90%. PrEP can stop HIV from […]