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What is PrEP?

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What is PrEP?

PrEP stands for Pre-exposure prophylaxis. PrEP is a daily pill used to help prevent HIV.

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What is PEP?

What Is Post Exposure Prophylaxis (Also, Known As PEP)? What Is Post Exposure Prophylaxis (Also, Known As PEP)?

What is PEP?

PEP stands for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and can help protect you from HIV if you have already been exposed within the last 3 days!

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PEP VS. PrEP - Whats important? 

PrEP 101

-PrEP is a daily pill that helps prevent HIV:

**If PrEP is not taken everyday the effectiveness reduces significantly** 

-PrEP + condoms creates great protection from HIV

-Regular Doctor visits are necessary when taking PrEP

-PrEP is only for those who do not already have HIV

-Most insurances, incuding medicaid & medicare cover PrEP

PEP 101

-You will need a perscription from your doctor to recieve PEP

-You can call your doctor, visit PPNCNY or an emergency room to get PEP

-PEP consists of 1-2 pills a day for at least 4 weeks following an HIV exposure

-PEP should be used for emergencies only! 

-When, what & who will determine whether or not PEP is right for you

 

PrEP on demand!

On-Demand PrEP is also an option. While we do not prescribe On-Demand PrEP at PPNCNY, our providers can discuss this option with you and refer you to a health care provider that offers On-Demand PrEP if indicated.

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