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nam – AIDSMAP: PrEP users say it provides an ‘extra layer of protection’ and ‘peace of mind’

Some men found that PrEP had ‘fringe benefits’ that they weren’t expecting. For example, one said that the routine of daily pill taking had given him stability in other aspects of his life too.

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Dr. Frederick P. Siegal said he had tried to institute universal treatment when he was medical director of the AIDS Center at St. Vincent’s, the now-shuttered hospital in Greenwich Village, a neighborhood at the center of the AIDS epidemic. “It turned out it wasn’t so simple because a lot of people were just not adherent,” he said.

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On the other hand, there was a small proportion of men who said their behaviors made them candidates for PrEP. Of those men, over 90 percent were right and did meet the criteria to use the pill.