Research study of drug levels of generic PrEP in Vancouver

To DBC participants and other generic PrEP users in Vancouver: please consider participating!
Disclosure: I am one of the investigators of this study.
Want to help us learn more about drug levels of generic PrEP in Vancouver?
Our team of researchers and service providers, led by Dr. Mark Hull at St. Paul’s Hospital and the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, are interested in learning more about what guys in Vancouver who are using generic PrEP know and think about PrEP, and to measure drug levels of their generic PrEP medication.
Who can take part?
• Any adult male over 19 years of age. [DBC edit: this study welcomes trans folk to participate]
• Able to speak and read in English.
• Be sexually active with other men in the last 6 months.
• Are currently using generic PrEP (also known as tenofovir/emtricitabine) obtained through a website or online pharmacy
What will you be asked to do?
• Complete a short one-time online questionnaire.
• This will take 10 -15 minutes of your time.
• Agree to undertake drug levels of your generic PrEP. This will take part at St Paul’s Hospital. You will need to have a baseline blood test, and then additional tests 1 and 4 hours after your medication dose.
Why are we doing this?
• To better understand what guys know about PrEP in Vancouver.
• To better understand the drug levels of generic PrEP being used in Vancouver.
You will receive a study honorarium for participating.
For questions, or to sign up, please contact a study
coordinator at 604-558-2017 or visit the Momentum Study
Offce (505-1200 Burrard Street, Vancouver).
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