Can I start and stop PrEP?

Dr. Flash covers how you can start and stop PrEP – the HIV prevention pill- safely.

You can go on and off PrEP, but should do so under the guidance of a healthcare provider. Before restarting PrEP, you will need to get re-tested for HIV.

Also, to achieve the same high level of protection against HIV as before, remember that you need to take it for a while for it to reach maximum effectiveness.

Click here for more information on PrEP.

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