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Is PrEP safe in pregnancy?

So PrEP is safe in pregnancy, which is really exciting because it’s a really important tool that people can use, especially if they’re sexually active while they’re pregnant to prevent new HIV infections. So individuals who are pregnant, people who can become pregnant, people who are on birth control, people who are not on birth control, all of those folks should feel really comfortable that going on PrEP works and is safe for the individual taking the PrEP, and also safe for the fetus, if they happen to be pregnant.

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