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CABOTEGRAVIR IS A LONG-ACTING, INJECTABLE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS TYPE-1 (HIV-1) INTEGRASE STRAND TRANSFER INHIBITOR THAT HAS BEEN STUDIED FOR PrEP.
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) is the use of medicine taken before HIV exposure to help prevent HIV infection. Cabotegravir LA is an HIV-1 integrase strand transfer inhibitor indicated in at-risk adults and adolescents weighing at least 35 kg for PrEP to reduce the risk of sexually acquired HIV-1 infection. Individuals must have a negative HIV-1 test prior to initiating cabotegravir for HIV-1 PrEP.