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Effectiveness of PrEP

PrEP is very effective when used as prescribed. PrEP works best in combination with regular HIV testing and other proven prevention methods, such as condoms or Treatment as Prevention. PrEP is much less effective when used inconsistently
PrEP is not meant to be a lifelong intervention. It is a method of HIV prevention during periods when a person is at greatest risk of acquiring HIV.