Exposure to tenofovir-based PrEP in the womb does not affect children’s bone density

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Children whose mothers used tenofovir-based pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) during pregnancy did not have reduced bone density or stunted growth as compared with unexposed infants, according to study findings presented at the 12th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2023).

“Our findings bolstered the safety profile of PrEP use for pregnant women,” presenter Dr. Linxuan Wu of the University of Washington in Seattle and colleagues concluded.

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