Whether daily or on-demand, PrEP reduces HIV infection – Metro Weekly

February 24, 2015 11:49 PM

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The results of two European studies have confirmed that PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) can reduce the rate of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM).

However, not all studies are created equally — one matched the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended dosing strategy of one pill, taken daily, while the other study tried a more novel approach, with participants taking the pill as needed, depending on when they had sex.

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