Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
- 1 hr1 hour
Pre-exposure prophylaxis is the use of medications to prevent the spread of disease in people who have not yet been exposed to a disease-causing agent, usually a virus. The term typically refers to the use of antiviral drugs as a strategy for the prevention of HIV/AIDS. PrEP is medicine taken to prevent getting HIV. PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV when taken as prescribed.