The World's First Pill For HIV Prevention Approved In US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a pill for prevention of HIV for the first time. The pill, named Truvada, isn't new in treating AIDS... [Click on Image Or Source on Top to See Full News]
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HIV Prevention with PrEP – Available at a Health Center near you! by Philly Health Dept PrEPposterDid you know that there is a daily pill that can help prevent HIV? Pre-exposure prophylaxis, called PrEP for short, is a new way for HIV-negative people to reduce their risk of infection with the help of an HIV medication called Truvada. Truvada was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for prevention in July, 2012. Here’s how it works: When a person comes into contact with HIV through…
HIV Pill Truvada Reported To Be Experiencing Success In Fighting New Infections - http://www.morningnewsusa.com/hiv-pill-truvada-reported-to-be-experiencing-success-in-fighting-new-infections-2335157.html
Truvada can prevent HIV infection. Thats the good news, if you are thinking about taking it as just a precaution. The bad news? If you are HIV negative... your health care plan won't cover it. Perhaps this could be one area where health care reform needs to be focused: taking preventative medicines SHOULD be covered under insurance... for all people.