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Can PrEP be taken with hormone therapy?

If you’re on estrogen therapy or you’re on testosterone therapy, those things should work well and shouldn’t affect how well the medication works. You want to make sure that your doctor knows what other medications you’re on. That’s part of the reason why I think that it’s important to have a prescriber to walk with you through this, where you can kind of go through the risks and benefits, not just the theoretical risks and benefits on the back of the package label, but what’s actually going on in your life, with your health, your medical challenges, your medications, and your lifestyle.

There are no known drug interactions between PrEP and gender affirming hormones.

Dr. Flash goes over talking with your doctor about all of the medications you are taking, including starting PrEP while on hormone therapy.

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