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Almost one in ten HIV PrEP users report buying antibiotics for STI prevention, raising concerns over potential antibiotic resistance

An online community survey conducted in the UK shows that 9% of HIV PrEP users are buying antibiotics to prevent themselves from getting STIs. The survey results from 2019 were published in last month in the Sexually Transmitted Infections journal. Those buying antibiotics were more likely to have had at least five condomless sexual partners… Read More »

Truvada Should Remain First Choice for PrEP, Experts Argue

Claims about the superiority of Descovy, the new pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) option, are “overstated,” and Truvada remains a highly effective and safe choice for the vast majority of PrEP users, according to a commentary in the Annals of Internal Medicine.   Truvada, approved for HIV treatment in 2004 and for PrEP in 2012, contains tenofovir… Read More »