Alarming:  Young MSM Discontinuing PrEP

By |2018-07-14T11:46:35-04:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: blog|Tags: , |1 Comment

     Breaking—and alarming--news:  a third of young MSM (men who have sex with men) who take PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) discontinue it within six months.  This is according to U.S. investigators in AIDS and Behavior, a peer-reviewed medical journal established in 1997 that covers aspects of HIV/AIDS research.  Common reasons for this discontinuation included being unable to get a doctor’s appointment and insurance coverage problems.      The investigators write, “’The [...]