PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)
A medicine people at risk for HIV take to prevent getting HIV from sex or injection drug use.
What is DESCOVY for PrEP?
DESCOVY for PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a once-daily prescription medicine for adults at risk of HIV, which lowers the chances of getting HIV through sex.
DESCOVY for PrEP is not for everyone:
- It is not for females who are at risk of getting HIV from vaginal sex, because its effectiveness has not been studied.
- You MUST be HIV-negative before and while taking DESCOVY for PrEP.
Talk to one of our trusted pharmists about your risk for HIV and if DESCOVY for PrEP may be an option for you.