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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to start working?

Taking PrEP every day will allow it to reach max effectiveness after 7 days for anal sex and 20 days for vaginal sex. Read More

How often do I have to take PrEP?

PrEP should be taken once a day, at about the same time every day. Read More

How effective is PrEP?

PrEP is more than 90% effective against HIV, but only when taken daily. Read More

How does PrEP work?

When you are exposed to the virus, it takes a few days for HIV to fully set in. When used as instructed, PrEP can block HIV from spreading throughout the body. Read More

What is PrEP?

PrEP stands for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis. PrEP is a once-a-day medication that can give you protection against HIV. Read More

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