Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the use of antiretroviral medication to reduce the risk of acquiring HIV. This medication is called Truvada. If taken everyday this medication significantly reduces your chance of acquiring HIV.
The below video gives a good overview of PrEP – but please note that the information regarding access to PrEP differs for Australia.
How do I get PrEP?
There are a few ways of acquiring PrEP – How to Get PrEP.
– You might be eligible for the PrEPIT-WA Trial.
– Once you have a script from a prescribing doctor, you may be eligible to apply for a PrEP Coupon for free PrEP.
– Once you have a script from a prescribing doctor, you can self-import for as little as $36/month. See PAN or PrEP Global for reputable online pharmacies.