If you’ve done any research on HIV prevention and treatments, you have probably seen the terms PrEP and PEP. While these two terms look quite similar; they are very different – and it is important that you understand what each of them mean. Now first, let’s go over the similarities of PrEP and PEP. Both […]
Month: May 2020
What is the Difference Between Truvada vs Descovy?
On the surface, the difference between Truvada vs Descovy might look like splitting hairs. But this is not the case. Many people assume that PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is the brand name of a medication for HIV prevention and treatment. However, PrEP is actually the name of the method for HIV prevention. The same goes for […]
PrEP for Women: What You Need to Know About HIV Prevention
Does PrEP work different for HIV prevention in men and women? PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) was approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) in 2012 for HIV prevention. This was truly revolutionary – as it meant that many people who were at high-risk of contracting HIV could be protected through this drug regimen. Since 2012, there […]