Entertainment hiv Pop markets Research infection Racing

A new, once-a-week PrEP pill might be on the way

Reading now: 186
www.queerty.com

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.

Read more on queerty.com
The website meaws.com is an aggregator of news from open sources. The source is indicated at the beginning and at the end of the announcement. You can send a complaint on the news if you find it unreliable.

Related News

DMCA