PrEP stands for ‘Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis’ and is a daily medication to protect yourself from contracting HIV.

PrEP does not provide any protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphilis and hepatitis C. Using condoms still provides the best protection against these infections.

Where can I get PrEP?

You can get PrEP in two ways:

Either way you will need a prescription from a doctor to get PrEP in Australia.

If you need more Information about PrEP

EPIC-NSW PrEP Factsheets are available for download in eight different languages

Clinical Information about PrEP

ASHM – Australian National PrEP Guidelines

ASHM – PrEP resources for clinicians

ASHM – Position Statement on PrEP

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