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Experts debate emtricitabine/tenofovir approval for HIV prevention


FDA Advisory Committee members debated the pros and cons of the recently approved indication to use emtricitabine/tenofovir (Truvada—Gilead) for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in recent commentaries. Authors of an accompanying review acknowledged ongoing concerns with this agent, but provided guidance for its appropriate use and monitoring for HIV prevention.


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