The role of PEP and PrEP - Sexual risks, part 7
This one-page handout with accompanying video and audio recording educates people about the medicines pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). It explains that PrEP can help prevent HIV infection in someone who does not have HIV, but is at high risk of getting it. It clarifies that PEP can help prevent HIV infection after a possible recent HIV exposure. The document discusses use of each medicine, the role of the healthcare provider, and effectiveness, recommending condom use and communicating with sexual partners.
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.