PrEP is not for everyone. CDC recommends PrEP be considered for people who are HIV-negative and at substantial risk for HIV infection. This includes anyone who:
- Is in an ongoing relationship with an HIV-infected partner;
- Is not in a mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who recently tested HIV-negative; and is a
For couples where one partner has HIV and the other does not, PrEP is one of several options to protect the uninfected partner during conception and pregnancy.
man or woman who have had sex without a condom or been diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection within the past six months;
People who do not regularly use condoms when having sex with partner(s) known to be at risk for HIV (e.g., injecting drug users or bisexual male partners of unknown HIV status); or
People who within the past six months, injected illicit drugs and shared equipment or been in a treatment program for injection drug use.