What is PEP?

What is PEP?


PrEP is only for HIV-negative individuals. If you think you’ve been exposed to HIV, immediately contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital.
PEP may be an option for you.


PEP stands for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and is meant to be taken in emergency situations when you think you’ve been exposed to the HIV virus. PEP must be taken within 72 hours after the time you think you’ve been exposed. The sooner you take PEP, the more effective it is at protecting you.


To Access PEP, Immediately Contact Your Doctor.

You can also contact CHOICES Memphis at 901-274-3550 or visit MemphisChoices.org

There are financial assistance programs for those seeking PEP.

The policies vary by pharmaceutical company. Click here for details.


PrEP is only for HIV-negative individuals. If you think you’ve been exposed to HIV, immediately contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital.
PEP may be an option for you.


PEP stands for Post-Exposure Prophylaxis and is meant to be taken in emergency situations when you think you’ve been exposed to the HIV virus. PEP must be taken within 72 hours after the time you think you’ve been exposed. The sooner you take PEP, the more effective it is at protecting you.


To Access PEP, Immediately Contact Your Doctor.

You can also contact CHOICES Memphis at 901-274-3550 or visit MemphisChoices.org

There are financial assistance programs for those seeking PEP.

The policies vary by pharmaceutical company. Click here for details.