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An expert panel’s draft recommendation gives injectable PrEP an A grade, which will make the HIV prevention option more widely available.
Although 71% of survey respondents were aware of PrEP, just 19% had ever used HIV prevention pills.
As part of PrEP Aware Week 2022, eight PrEP ambassadors promote PrEP to prevent HIV.
New formulations and alternative injection sites could allow people to administer the shots at home.
Most people in a pilot program at a safety-net HIV clinic achieved viral suppression on the long-acting injectable regimen.
Apretude for HIV prevention is as effective for trans women as it is for gay men, with no adverse effects on hormone therapy.
Generic cabotegravir, an every-other-month injectable to prevent HIV, will arrive in select countries. WHO and Health Gap have opinions.
The long-acting regimen will enable some adolescents to take their HIV treatment just six times a year.
The every-other-month schedule of injectable cabotegravir plus rilpivirine enables some people to take HIV treatment just six times a year.
Using the new dosing schedule, injectable cabotegravir and rilpivirine can be administered just six times a year.
Every-other-month cabotegravir injections may work even better than daily pills for HIV prevention.
The long-acting injectable regimen suppressed HIV in more than 90% of study participants, including those with obesity.
Injections of cabotegravir given once every two months may work even better than daily pills for HIV prevention.
Awareness of the HIV prevention pills don’t match their use.
Injections given every month or every other month were preferred over daily pills.
Cabotegravir injections and daily Truvada are both highly effective, but some people may find it easier to use the long-acting regimen.
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