Sep 5, 2003
My husband has had full blown since, 97. He's been taking, Diflcan, 200 mg 2x day. He's stopped for a short time for a couple weeks, bout a year ago. With Doc's ok. But it came right back. So he went back on it. He's on Agenerase/Zerit/Epiver/Norvir. He was coughing up "fresh" blood this morning. Can there be a connection? Thank you, Susan
| Response from Dr. Henry
Without knowing his most recent CD4 count and past history it is tough to comment. Usually Diflucan at that dose is only given for serious Candida/yeast infections. Coughing up blood can mean anything from a mild respiratory tract irritation to something very serious so that symptom should be discussed with his HIV doc to triage/evaluate properly. KH
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