PEP (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis)

PEP (Post-Exposer Prophylaxis)

PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) means taking medicine to prevent HIV after a possible exposure. PEP should be used only in emergency situations and must be started within 72 hours after a recent possible exposure to HIV.

This section answers some of the most common questions about PEP. You can also download PEP materials to share.