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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
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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 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
...3. Hepatitis B will not affect the accuracy of the Home Access test. Thank you for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending you my good-luck karma that... Read more »

Atripla and zithromax

I have been taking Zithromax for two days now.I took my first dose of Atripla last night.Is there a danger of adverse reaction from the mix of two?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.There aren't any significant drug-drug interactions between azithromycin (Zithromax) and the HIV medications in Atripla. Indeed, azithro is recommended for HIV infected persons with CD4 counts below Read more »

Zmax and HIV meds

Hi Dr.BY, i first would like to thank you for answering my previous Q.I recently quit smooking, and i've been experiencing some symptom that i thought it could be Peumonia, so i visited the doctor recently and he said that could be the smooking...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post and good to hear back from you.There aren't any significant drug-drug interactions between azithromycin (Zmax, Zpack) and your HIV medications. Indeed, 'zithro is routinely recommended for prevention of mycobacterial... Read more »
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An Overview of Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...Name: Zithromax Other Name(s): Arithromicina, Azitromicina, Sumamed Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Azithromycin, also known as Zithromax, belongs to the class of medicines known as antibacterials or antibiotics. These... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Azithromycin Equal to Penicillin

... The oral antibiotic azithromycin is as effective as penicillin injections in curing early-stage syphilis, according to the results of a new study. "Syphilis Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...The Public Health Service Task Forcerecommends that MAC treatment includes: clarithromycin (Biaxin; 500mg twice a day) or azithromycin (Zithromax; 500-600mg/day) PLUS ethambutol (Myambutol; 15mg/kg/day) PLUS one or more of rifabutin... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Azithromycin-Resistant Syphilis Infection: San Francisco, California, 2000-2004

...increased from a 1998 nadir of 5 cases to 320 cases in 2004. San Francisco Department of Public Health officials began using azithromycin as an alternative prophylactic treatment for incubating syphilis in July 1999 and for treatment of P&S... Read more »
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649 amoxicillin tri

Posted by Elarrytranith
...prescription and curam augmentin Early Lyme disease is often treated with an oral antibiotic such as doxycycline, cefuroxime or azithromycin, all of which are active against Borrelia burgdorferi. If amoxicillin is used, clinicians may wish... Read more »

Anyone think this is ARS? 4 weeks to wait. help

Posted by closetotheedge, 1 Reply
...fever and my sheets we're soaked!! Still felt weak and sick, so I called my doctor and he called in some antibiotics for me. (azithromycin). I took 2g all at once. It seemed to make the pain on my right side of throat a little better but it... 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 »

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 Read more »