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The Food and Drug Administration approves once-daily Descovy for PrEP.
The integrase inhibitor–based HIV regimen was compared with dolutegravir-based regimens.
Hint: It’s not that Apicha’s HIV prevention campaign is too sexy.
However, serious kidney problems and bone fractures were rare among people taking either Descovy or Truvada for HIV prevention.
The pop star’s party is named after the HIV prevention drug and is meant as an homage to ’80s-era queer nightlife.
This finding from a study of people switching from TDF to TAF for HIV treatment may also have implications for those on PrEP.
“Living with HIV or not…we’re fighting this together.”
Beginning January 1, pharmacists can provide an initial supply of the pills that prevent HIV.
The newer tenofovir formulation can raise cholesterol and triglyceride levels, but these changes are reversible.
Evidence supports new PrEP option for gay men and trans women, but there’s no consensus for other groups.
However, Tivicay plus Descovy was associated with greater weight gain, especially among women.
Descovy may offer protection against HIV faster and for longer than Truvada, but its higher cost may outweigh the apparent benefits.
Currently, Gilead Sciences’ HIV regimen is not approved to treat drug-resistant virus.
Researchers compared data on more than 9,000 people with HIV who took either version of tenofovir.
A new analysis also found a correlation between higher adherence to the daily drug regimen and greater bone density loss.
The proposal allows pharmacies to dispense a first-time 30-day supply of the HIV prevention pill without a script.
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