Before you start PrEP it is vital you understand both the risk and benefits of use of medication to prevent HIV infection.
PrEP is safe and effective with studies quoted that daily Truvada™ (Tenofovir/Emtricitabine) is as safe as taking a daily aspirin.
There are different ways to take PrEP so it is important to be sure you are fully aware of your options.
If you are cis male (born a male) you have the option to take PrEP both daily or on demand.
You can review the full consent document for gay men
Women, heterosexual men, and people with trans experience need to take PrEP daily to ensure optimal protection.
You can review the consent for people other than gay men here.
If you are a gay man and not having sex frequently PrEP on demand is an option to consider.