Truvada is a medication used for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) to reduce the risk of HIV infection. It can also be used to treat HIV in combination with other medicines.

While Truvada has eliminated much of the anxiety and fear surrounding HIV and AIDS, especially within the LGBTQ community, the drug has been linked to the weakening of bones and other potentially life-threatening side effects.





Side Effects

Weakening of bones

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Image of a man taking Truvada representing Gilead accused of impeding generic drug release.

Pharmacies Accuse Gilead of Impeding Gen...

MedTruth Editors · October 27, 2021

CVS and Rite Aid are suing Gilead for suppressing the release of generic HIV drugs.

Legal Developments
Gay men discussing Truvada for HIV prevention

Mutual of Omaha Insures Those Taking HIV...

Carah Wertheimer · February 12, 2019

Truvada insurance coverage is no longer denied by Massachusetts company Mutual of Omaha, though discrimination against Truvada users remains an industry-wide practice.