Posted by on May 14, 2024 2:00 pm
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As most people who takes PrEP daily will tell you, remembering to take it can be a chore. Injectable PrEP is now available but only a small number of men are using it. We’re sure most daily users would jump at the chance of switching to a once-a-week pill.

It appears a race is now on to get such a pill to the market. The CDC recently announced encouraging results from studies of a new, once-a-week PrEP tablet. It contains tenofovir alafenamide (TAF). This is a newer formulation of tenofovir disoproxil (TDF), the drug found in Truvada. 

TAF is already used and is known to have fewer side effects on the kidneys. However, it is only used in combination with

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