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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

... What Is Azithromycin? Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Azithromycin Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Azithromycin React With Other Drugs? What Is Azithromycin? Azithromycin is an antibiotic drug. In the
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azithromycin

found out HIV+ a month ago CD4 (8) , VL 206000, candida, thrush, 32years old male, started combivir, effavirenz, bactrim and azithromycin, now VL is undetectable, no CD4 test yet, my question is how long should i be on bactrim and azithromycin for?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.The Bactrim and azithromycin that you take are to prevent very serious HIV/AIDS complications of Pneumocystis (PCP), Toxoplasmosis and Mycobacterium avium (MAC). Once your viral load is undetectable Read more »

Azithromycin

Hi Dr. Bob,Recently I took a Home Access Hiv Antibody Test. I came out negative but I just had a quick question. Six days prior to the test I started taking Azithromycin for the flu. Would the Azithromycin affect the outcome of my HIV test? In...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mentioned so many times in the past, the information (or reassurance) you are waiting for was already waiting for you in the archives! See below! Gentle readers; please remember to check the archives!!! (You'll be glad you did!)Dr. Bob Do I need... Read more »

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doctor said my CD4 is 10 an viral load 70million,i dont understand please explain,i am naive.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...(by repeat testing)if possible. If follow up testing confirms such low CD4 count levels, it's time to start on combination HIV treatments as well as trimethoprim/sulfa (Bactrim, Septra, Cotrimoxazole) and azithromycin (Zithromax) to prevent... Read more »

Straight to the point + Donation= Good Karma

If someone had flu-like symptoms and thought it was ARS, then took azithromycin 250mg 5 day pack and cleared up the symptoms, would that indicate that it in fact was NOT ARS because azithromycin wouldn't treat ARS?$40 DONATION SENT VIA MAIL! Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms.Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. It's very much appreciated.One final point about HIV and HIV symptoms: Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The reason to... Read more »
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An Overview of Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...antibiotics. These medicines kill bacteria (small organisms that can cause infection in humans) or stop bacteria from growing. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Patients with weakened immune systems, including people with HIV, tend to have more frequent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Azithromycin Equal to Penicillin

...penicillin for syphilis therapy." The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases supported the study, which enrolled 517 HIV-negative participants with early-stage syphilis at eight sites in the United States and Madagascar. All were... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Avium Complex (my-koe-back-teer-ee-um ay-vee-um com-plecks) disease is among the most common bacterial infections in people with HIV. In one study, MAC bacteria were found in the blood of 43% of people within two years of diagnosis with AIDS. MAC... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...healthy immune system will control MAC, but people with weakened immune systems can develop MAC disease. Up to 50% of people with AIDS may develop MAC, especially if their CD4 cell count is below 50. MAC almost never causes disease in people with... Read more »
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Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
...the doctor was not sure how long to refrain from having sex with one another. Was wondering if anyone else knew or has been on azithromycin and knows how long we can't have sexual pleasure with each other. Thanks Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...My husband of 13 years has just been diagnosed with AIDS... we skipped the HIV+ part and went right to full-blown AIDS. I am scared and angry at the same time. He has battled oral thrush for over a year Read more »

Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 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 »