PrEP (HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis) is a medicine for HIV negative people. It can reduce the risk of catching HIV when taken as instructed but it does not prevent other STIs PrEP is made up of two drugs, tenofovir and emtricitabine. These drugs have been widely used for many years to treat HIV and by several thousands of HIV negative people to reduce the risk of HIV. Find out more information about this drug and where to get it on the Terrence Higgins Trust website.
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