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HIV PREVENTION TELEHEALTH

HIV PrEP is Easy with NowPrEP

NowPrEP is a telehealth service that connects you with doctors and delivers HIV prevention medication in hours for free!

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Using NowPrep is Simple

Here’s How It Works

1. Sign Up for NowPrep

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Sign up in seconds and fill out our health questionnaire to assess whether NowPrEP is right for you.

2. Complete an HIV Test

We Confirm Delivery

We will order a full lab test and help you set up an appointment with one of our partner labs near you.

3. Get HIV PrEP Delivered

Medication is Delivered

If a NowPrEP physician decides a prescription is right for you, we will deliver your medication in hours for free.

HIV PrEP from the privacy of your home

Why Choose NowPrep

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Convenient & Easy to Use
Sign up in minutes and get a physician consultation from the comfort and privacy of your home.
Free Prescription Delivery
If Prep is right for your, NowRx will deliver your medication for free within 5 hours.
Insurance Approval Assistance
We help you navigate the insurance approval process to make sure your medications are covered.
5 Star Rated Customer Service
Rated 5 stars on Yelp & Google, our staff does everything to provide the best service imaginable.
HIV PrEP from the Comfort of Your Home

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What is NowPrEP?
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What is NowPrEP?
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NowPrEP is a telehealth platform that allows you to prep for HIV from the comfort and privacy of your own home.

Receive a free doctor consultation, get your PrEP prescription, and have medication delivered right to your door for no additional charge.

NowPrEP is your one-stop-shop for HIV PrEP.

Who is NowPrEP for?
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Who is NowPrEP for?
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NowPrEP is for HIV negative adults who want to protect themselves and lower the chances of getting HIV through sex.

How does the NowPrEP process work?
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How does the NowPrEP process work?
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The NowPrEP process is simple and takes seconds to get started.

First, sign up for the NowPrEP service and fill out our health questionnaire to assess whether HIV PrEP is right for you.

Next, NowPrEP will order a full lab test and help you set up an appointment with one of our partner labs near you.

Finally, if a NowPrEP physician decides a prescription is right for you, we will deliver your medication in hours for free.

Does NowPrEP cost anything?
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Does NowPrEP cost anything?
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NowPrep and NowRx pride themselves on price transparency. Below is a breakdown of the costs that you can expect while using NowPrEP:

Signup and Health Questionnaire: Free

Lab Test: $119 (most health insurance will cover)

Medication: Free

Same-Day Prescription Delivery: Free

Same-day delivery typically takes 2-3 hours from the time the prescription is written. We also offer a 1 hour expedited delivery for a $5 fee.

Is NowPrEP safe?
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Is NowPrEP safe?
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Yes. NowPrEP is held to the same rules and standards that any other medical facility or physician is held to in the United States.

All of our physicians are licensed, heavily vetted, and highly qualified. We will only prescribe medication when it is safe to do so based on your test results and the information you provide to us in your health questionnaire - so be as truthful and honest as possible!

Additionally, all payment and health-related data are kept private and confidential offline on a secure HIPAA compliant server.

What is required to use NowPrEP?
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What is required to use NowPrEP?
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In order to use NowPrEP, you must sign up and complete our online health questionnaire as well as take a lab test for PrEP to determine whether it is safe to use. Additionally, a test may not be required if you can provide test results for PrEP taken in the last 3 months.

How does NowPrEP protect my information?
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How does NowPrEP protect my information?
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NowPrEP takes our customer information extremely seriously. We employ a number of safeguards to ensure the security of the data we collect including but not limited to maintaining all health-related data offline on a secure HIPAA compliant server.

To learn more, please take a look at our Privacy Policy and Privacy Practices.

Can NowPrEP help me if I already have a prescription?
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Can NowPrEP help me if I already have a prescription?
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Yes. If you already have an HIV PrEP prescription, NowPrEP can still help.

We offer free same-day medication delivery for existing prescriptions, automatic refills, and much more for all of our customers!

How long does it take for me to receive a PrEP prescription?
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How long does it take for me to receive a PrEP prescription?
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The average timetable for receiving a NowPrEP prescription using NowPrEP is:

Signup and Online Health Questionnaire: 30 min

Test Kit Delivery and Lab Results: 3-10 business days

Prescription and Medication Delivery: 2-4 hours

Time table may vary depending on location and results.

How does the NowPrEP test kit work?
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How does the NowPrEP test kit work?
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Following the completion of your health questionnaire, NowPrEP will deliver a test kit to you free of charge.

All you need to do is follow the instructions and return the test with the prepaid postage we provide inside every test kit.

Once we have received your results, we will follow up and decide whether or not HIV PrEP medication is right for you.

Is at-home testing my only option?
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Is at-home testing my only option?
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No. If you prefer, NowPrEP can schedule and provide instructions for an in-person lab test at a lab near you.

What is the difference between NowPrEP and NowRx Pharmacy?
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What is the difference between NowPrEP and NowRx Pharmacy?
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NowPrEP and NowRx Pharmacy are both owned and run by the same company - NowRx, Inc.

NowPrEP is a telehealth platform that specializes in HIV prevention.

NowRx Pharmacy is a retail pharmacy that specializes in free same-day delivery of ALL prescription medications including Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).

Can NowPrEP share information with my primary care physician?
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Can NowPrEP share information with my primary care physician?
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Yes. If you want us to share information with your primary care physician, just let us know through your NowPrEP portal and we will be happy to do so. We will not share any information without your approval.

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What is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)?
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What is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)?
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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is a once-daily pill for people who do not have HIV but who are at very high risk of getting HIV to prevent HIV infection.

You may be at high risk for HIV if:

  • Don't always use condoms
  • Had or currently have an STI
  • Have sexual partner(s) who don't know their HIV status
  • Have sex in a geographic area or sexual network where HIV is prevalent
Is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) safe?
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Is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) safe?
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No significant adverse health effects have been seen in people using PrEP who are HIV negative for up to 5 years.

Some side effects have occurred in people taking PrEP, like nausea, but these side effects are usually not serious and will go away over time.

Tell your NowPrEP physician if you are having any side effects that bother you or do not go away.

Source: hiv.gov

Is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) right for me?
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Is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) right for me?
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HIV PrEP is for HIV negative adults who want to protect themselves and lower the chances of getting HIV through sex.

HIV PrEP is NOT for everyone including but not limited to anyone who is living with HIV or people who were assigned female at birth because its effectiveness has not been studied.

Talk with a NowPrEP healthcare professional to find out if PrEP is right for you.

How does Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) work?
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How does Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) work?
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PrEP works by blocking an enzyme called HIV reverse transcriptase. By blocking this enzyme, HIV is prevented from replicating itself inside the body.

How do I get Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) through NowPrEP?
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How do I get Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) through NowPrEP?
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Getting HIV PrEP medication through NowPrEP is simple.

First, sign up for the NowPrEP service and fill out our health questionnaire to assess whether HIV PrEP is right for you.

Next, NowPrEP will send you a home test kit or, if you prefer, we will set up an in-person HIV test appointment near you.

Finally, if a NowPrEP physician decides a prescription is right for you, we will deliver your medication in hours for free.

How much does Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) cost?
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How much does Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) cost?
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PrEP is free for most through the NowPrEP platform.

How effective is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)?
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How effective is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)?
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When taken daily, PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV.

Studies have shown that PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by about 99% when taken daily. Among people who inject drugs, PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV by at least 74% when taken daily.

As PrEP only protects against HIV, condoms are important for the protection against other STDs.

Source: cdc.gov

How quickly does Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) work?
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How quickly does Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) work?
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When starting PrEP and taking it daily, it takes at least seven days to reach high levels of protection against HIV.

Does Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) prevent other STDs?
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Does Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) prevent other STDs?
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No. Although PrEP protects you against HIV, it does not protect against other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or other types of infections.

Combining PrEP with condoms will help reduce your risk of getting other STIs.

Is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) safe to take with other prescription drugs?
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Is Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) safe to take with other prescription drugs?
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PrEP is generally safe to take with most other medications.

However, if you are taking other medications, ALWAYS consult with your doctor, NowPrep physician, or NowRx pharmacist first to make sure it is safe to do so. This includes over the counter medication.

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How common is HIV?
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How common is HIV?
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There were approximately 38 million people across the globe with HIV/AIDS in 2019. Of these, 36.2 million were adults and 1.8 million were children (< 15 years old).

Source: hiv.gov

How is HIV transmitted?
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How is HIV transmitted?
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HIV can only be spread through specific activities, the most common of which are:

  • Having vaginal or anal sex with someone who has HIV without using a condom or taking medicines to prevent or treat HIV
  • Sharing injection drug equipment, for example, needles, with someone who has HIV
Do condoms prevent HIV?
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Do condoms prevent HIV?
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Studies suggest that when used correctly, condoms are highly effective at preventing HIV.

What is usually the first sign of HIV?
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What is usually the first sign of HIV?
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The first signs of HIV are usually flu-like symptoms including but not limited to fever, chills, rash, night sweats, muscle aches, sore throat, fatigue, swollen lymph nodes, and mouth ulcers.

These symptoms may last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. If you think you may have been exposed to HIV you should get tested immediately.

How long does it take to show symptoms of HIV?
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How long does it take to show symptoms of HIV?
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According to the CDC, flu-like symptoms may begin to show up 2-4 weeks after initial exposure.

These symptoms may last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. If you think you may have been exposed to HIV you should get tested immediately.

Can you get HIV from oral sex?
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Can you get HIV from oral sex?
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Typically, there is little to no risk of getting or transmitting HIV from oral sex although it is possible if an HIV-positive man ejaculates in his partner's mouth during oral sex.

Is HIV curable?
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Is HIV curable?
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According to the CDC, there is no effective cure for HIV but with proper medical care, the condition can be managed. If you have been diagnosed with HIV, talk with your healthcare professional to discuss your options.

How can I reduce my risk of getting HIV?
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How can I reduce my risk of getting HIV?
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One of the most effective ways to reduce your risk of getting HIV through sex is by using Pre Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). Studies have shown that PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by about 99% when taken daily. Other ways to reduce the risk of contracting HIV include using proper safe sex practices like wearing a condom and not sharing injection drug equipment.

How often should I be tested for HIV and other STIs?
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How often should I be tested for HIV and other STIs?
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According to the CDC, sexually active adults and adolescents should be tested at least once a year for HIV and other STIs. Those who have multiple or anonymous partners should be tested more frequently (i.e. at 3-6 month intervals).

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What is NowRx Pharmacy?
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What is NowRx Pharmacy?
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NowRx Pharmacy is a retail pharmacy just like any CVS or Walgreens, except instead of customers coming into the store to pick up their medications, we deliver it in hours free of charge. We have physical locations local to every area we service and offer the same services as a traditional retail pharmacy.

How does NowRx prescription delivery work?
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How does NowRx prescription delivery work?
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The prescription delivery process is simple with NowRx Pharmacy.

  1. You or your doctor sends a prescription to NowRx (we accept ePrescribe, fax, or calls)
  2. We call you to confirm the prescription, collect your copay, and set up a delivery time.
  3. A pharmacy employee delivers the prescription in a few hours free of charge.
How is NowRx different than a mail-order pharmacy?
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How is NowRx different than a mail-order pharmacy?
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Unlike mail-order pharmacies:

  • NowRx has physical pharmacies local to every area we service.
  • NowRx employees deliver all medications (opposed to using 3rd parties like USPS)
  • NowRx deliveries arrive within hours as opposed to mail services which can take 3-14 days.
  •  NowRx delivers both controlled and refrigerated medications for no additional charge
  • NowRx always has a live pharmacy team member available to answer your questions."
How does NowRx make money?
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How does NowRx make money?
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NowRx makes money like all pharmacies and healthcare services – reimbursement from insurance and copays from the patient.

Does NowRx charge more to cover delivery costs?
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Does NowRx charge more to cover delivery costs?
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No, NowRx never raises the cost of your medication to offset delivery costs.

For prescriptions paid for through insurance, your copay is set by the insurance company and will generally be the same regardless of the pharmacy you use.

For prescriptions paid for without insurance, our cash pricing is competitive with or lower than competing pharmacies.

Additionally, anytime we receive a prescription our software automatically searches for drug coupons and applies them if it will lower your out of pocket costs, which has saved NowRx customers over $1.5M in the past year.

How can NowRx afford to deliver in hours for free?
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How can NowRx afford to deliver in hours for free?
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NowRx has proprietary software and technology inside each pharmacy which increases efficiency and reduces costs considerably. This allows nowrx to operate at about 1/100th the cost of a traditional retail pharmacy like CVS or Walgreens.

We then use these savings to provide customer benefits like free delivery in hours, better customer service, and better cash pricing.

What insurance plans does NowRx accept?
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What insurance plans does NowRx accept?
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NowRx Pharmacy accepts all major insurance plans except Kaiser Permanente. We also offer non-insurance pricing that is competitive with or lower than even leading discount drug cards like GoodRx.

Where does NowRx Pharmacy offer prescription delivery?
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Where does NowRx Pharmacy offer prescription delivery?
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NowRx Pharmacy has physical pharmacy locations throughout California and Arizona. We offer free prescription delivery in hours to these cities and surrounding areas.

Customers and doctors are also more than welcome to stop by these physical locations to fill a prescription or ask our pharmacist a question.

To view our locations and service area maps please visit https://nowrx.com/locations

What medications does NowRx Pharmacy deliver?
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What medications does NowRx Pharmacy deliver?
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NowRx Pharmacy offers delivery of over 250 prescriptions including controlled and refrigerated medications. We also offer delivery of common over the counter medications and supplements like Tylenol, Vitamin D, etc. We do not offer compounding at this time.

Can I manage a family member or loved one’s prescriptions?
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Can I manage a family member or loved one’s prescriptions?
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NowRx allows you to set a head of household or caregiver if one person will be managing a family member or loved one's prescriptions. Just give us a call at (844) 466-6979 or email us at info@nowrx.com and we will be happy to get you set up.

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