Dosing and Product Offerings

Simple dosing with DESCOVY FOR PrEP®1-3

DESCOVY® (emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide) pill with 225 debossed.
(emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir
alafenamide 25 mg) tablets

Not actual size.
Actual size is 13 mm W x 6 mm H
x 4 mm D.
FTC/TDF pill with 701 debossed.
(emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir
disoproxil fumarate 300 mg) tablets

Not actual size.
Actual size is 19 mm W x 9 mm H
x 7 mm D.
Slanted icon of pill with 225 imprint.
One pill
Icon of once-daily calendar.
Once daily
Icon of no food requirement.
No food requirements

DESCOVY tablets are dispensed in a sealed Gilead-branded bottle or DESCOVY® DayTracker™ pack. Authentic DESCOVY tablets are blue and rectangular-shaped with “GSI” imprinted on one side and “225” on the other side.

Please see full Prescribing Information for TRUVADA, including BOXED WARNING.

The DESCOVY blue pill is the smallest pill for PrEP.

Screening and administration of DESCOVY FOR PrEP are compatible with telehealth1,4-7

Tilted testing tube icon.
At-home or in-office screening
  • Routine lab monitoring can be completed with in-office or at-home tests, which can be found at local pharmacies or online
  • The CDC recommends in-office HIV screening; if not feasible, at-home, saliva-based rapid tests and mail-in blood tests can be considered
    • If at-home tests are positive, an in-office confirmatory test is required
Delivery box icon.
Discreet at-home delivery
  • The CDC recommends prescribing up to a 90-day supply of PrEP medication for appropriate individuals at risk of HIV
  • The CDC encourages appropriate individuals at risk of COVID-19 to use alternate methods for accessing their medication, like at-home delivery
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Daily dosing from anywhere
  • DESCOVY FOR PrEP is taken once daily, with or without food, and appropriate individuals can take it anywhere, including at home or on the go

CDC=Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; GSI=Gilead Sciences, Inc.