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Does Fluconazole Interact With Atripla

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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the US, its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer manufactures it. Baxter manufactures the generic version approved in 2000. Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal...
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i was diagnosed with AIDS 6 months ago, i had pneumonia and cryptococcus. my cd4 count at the time of diagnosis was 50, the doctors did not want to put me on treatment because i was in such bad shape that they wanted to get eveything else under...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Fluconazole is secondary prophylaxis to decrease the risk of your cryptococcus recurring. Some HIV specialists recommend continuing lifelong maintenance therapy with fluconazole 200 milligrams daily following a bout of acute cryptococcosis... Read more »

Risperidone and Atripla interaction

Dear doc is there any interaction between risperidone and Atripla?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is a potential interaction between risperdal and efavirenz (in Atripla) that could lead to decrased effectiveness of the risperdal (sometimes dose adjustment with input from pharmacist can compensate for that). KH... Read more »

Interactions between Comtrex cold medication and Atripla

Hello,Is there any interaction of rarely taken Comtrex cold medication with Atripla? ...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Combining Comtrex, which contains acetaminophen, with Atripla could potentiate liver damage. Be certain to check with your doctor about using these two medications together, and about all other over-the-counter medications.-David... Read more »

does atripla interact with accutane?

hi i just started on atripla and i wanted to know if accutane will have a negative effect on my atripla treatment or if they will interact in anyway please let me know thanks ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generally OK to use Accutane (usual concerns for its use/safety still exist) and Atripla together with monitoring by yourself and your HIV doctor. KH... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 5 Replies
I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »

For those on the Atripla regimen

Posted by Pos_in_Thailand
I am giving a URL for a very interesting and complete drug interactions database. If you are on Atripla, and are on or will be needing to take any medication for any reason, you can type it's name in the search and see if there is a known... Read more »

Solution to Atripla Side Effects (at least for me)

Posted by Wiilock, 3 Replies
Hey all, I have been on the "wonder pill" for about 3 years now. Previously was on norvir boosted invirase/truvada combo but the GI problems finally were too much.
Anyway I want to briefly recap what I've learned from some of my homeopathic... Read more »

switched to Atripla! wooohoooooo

Posted by mauka, 3 Replies
Man I was pretty worried but I guess so far so good, no nightmares, dreaming a lot yes but it ain't bad at all! The only thing is when i go to bed I get so itchy on my feet and legs and scratch almost to bleed any tips on that? Thanks everyone for... Read more »