Information for people who use antiretrovirals to prevent getting HIV

These fact sheets answer many questions that people using HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) have :

  • How does the medication work?
  • How to take this medicine?
  • Can I take other medications?
  • What are the side effects?


Emtricitabine/Tenofovir DF (Truvada or generic formulation)

Emtricitabine/Tenofovir AF (Descovy)