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Who can prescribe PrEP?

There’s nothing special about PrEP. It doesn’t have to be an HIV doctor. If you can prescribe medicine, you can prescribe PrEP. Sometimes people need a refresher of what to do or how to prescribe PrEP and there’s a lot of great resources, like on HIV Nexus and other places, where you can actually read about how to do it and what the right monitoring is. So the bottom line is, if you have a license and you’re a medical provider that can prescribe medicines, you can prescribe PrEP.

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