If you test positive for HIV or any other sexually transmitted disease, your provider will reach out to you with treatment options.
For the most part, yes, but it is important that you list any drugs you are currently taking when completing the health questionnaire.
PrEP is most effective when taken every single day. On a daily regimen, PrEP is about 99% effective. Taken four times per week, it drops to about 96% effective. Taken less than four times per week, the effectiveness drops dramatically.
If you and your Music City PrEP Provider determine that PrEP is right for you, he or she sends your prescription immediately to one of our pharmacy partners - Avita Drug in Baton Rouge, LA or CVS. Once your insurance
In most cases, it is delivered to your address in less than one week of your PrEP appointment. We have challenges with some patients' insurances which sometimes causes us to deliver outside of that time frame.
Yes, a prescription is needed. Before starting PrEP, a health questionnaire and lab work are required. The lab work will test for HIV, Hepatitis B, and kidney function. Once the tests are completed and reviewed with you by your healthcare
No, it is not necessary to take PrEP forever. With medical direction, it is possible to safely stop and re-start taking PrEP at different times throughout one's life. It is important to remember that whenever re-starting treatment with PrEP, it
PrEP is effective for individuals who are taking gender-affirming hormones if it is consumed with proper care and dosage recommendations.
PrEP does not protect against other STDs.
In order for PrEP to work properly, it takes up to seven days of daily dosage to become effective with anal sex. It can take almost three weeks of proper daily dosage to be effective for vaginal intercourse.