|should I continue taking bactrim
Dec 4, 2008
Endless thanks Dr Benjamin for answering my question on how fast could CD4 count down, it is the first answer out of my 4 questions here, please Im still concerned, should I continue on daily bactrim? I am still taking bactrim 2x1 a day, and that is since 04/4/08, Ive taking 2x2 till the Dr reduced it to 2x1 daily, view my CD4 count (826 by april / 794 by Nov.) should I continue taking bactrim or wait for now, however my test at april tested positive to HIV.
| Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your follow up.
If your CD4 count is above 200, you don't need to be on Bactrim (TMP/SMX, Cotrimoxazole, Septra) at all. Given that you have multiple tests that show this, I'd feel quite confident that you don't need the Bactrim prophylaxis.
Best of health to you,
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