|New Dr. says to stop some meds.
Dec 15, 2004
My Dr. told me to stop takeing zithromax. I had previously increased my t-cells from 3 to 50 takeing all my meds from a different Dr. who just recently moved to another state. This new Dr. hadn't even read my file when I saw him. Should I stop, or keep takeing the meds I was on?
| Response from Dr. Pierone
Zithromax is indicated for prevention of MAC infection in patients with low CD4 cells. Most cases of MAC occur in people with less than 50 CD4 cells. It sounds like your counts are on the upswing and you will be able to get off Zithromax. However, some clinicians might wait until the CD4 count goes above 100 before stopping Zithromax. You should discuss this with the new doctor and see what he thinks. Best of luck.
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