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Bactrim And Aids

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Bactrim

Can you please tell me if Bactrim can be prescribed for any other illiness besides hiv/aids. Or if it is prescried for any other illiness besides hiv/aids....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Bactrim, also known as trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole or Septra is a commonly prescribed antibiotic that it used to treat many common bacterial infections, like urinary tract infections or sinusitis. It remains the drug of choice to prevent... Read more »

Side effects of bactrim & pentamidine

When administering bactrim and pentamidine to a child with AIDS, what common side effect should be... Read more »

can i take bactrim ds with Reyataz, Truvada,& Norvir?

Can i take Bactrim DS with my hiv meds Reyataz, Truvada & Norvir?... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

TAG at 10: The Year 1994

Jan 7: FDA approves Bactrim and Septra (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole) for prevention against PCP -- fourteen years after the first AIDS PCP cases were reported. Jan 18: TAG meets with Genetics Institute about IL-12 study results. (The IL-12... Read more »
infoSIDA

Sulfametoxazol - Trimetoprima

Otro(s) nombre(s): Bactrim, Bactrim DS, Septra, SMX-TMP, Sulfamethoprim, Sulfamethoprim-DS, Sulfatrim, TMP-SMX Clase de medicamento: Infecciones oportunistas ¿Qué es este medicamento? El sulfametoxazol/trimetoprima es un medicamento... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethaprim (Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim)

sul-fa-meth-OX-a-zole, trye-METH-oh-prim Brand Name: Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim --> Other Name(s): Bactrim, Bactrim DS, SMX-TMP, Septra, Sulfamethoprim, Sulfamethoprim-DS, Sulfatrim, TMP-SMX Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Trimetoprima Con Sulfametoxazol (TMP/SMX, Bactrim, Septra, Cotrimoxazola)

¿Qué Es TMP/SMX? ¿Por Qué las Personas Con VIH Toman TMP/SMX? ¿Qué Pasa Con la Resistencia a los Medicamentos? ¿Cómo Se Toma TMP/SMX? ¿Cuáles Son los Efectos Secundarios? ¿Cómo Interactúa TMP/SMX Con Otros Medicamentos? ... Read more »
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aids and wasting

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Does anyone have some uplifting insights as to how to gain weight after losing so much. Hy husband suddenly crossed into AIDS [after 10 years no symtoms, no meds} he has begun hiv treatment, combivir, sustiva, bactrim, zithromax, and is doing much... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
Well, just some words of encouragement for anyone who is particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad... Read more »

"Daily Vit. Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Here the mainstream proves itself wrong yet again, but ignores the obvious implications of its own research in the following article, "Daily Vitamin Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times, July 1, 2004.

If a vitamin can prevent illness, then what's... Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 9 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 now and his first doctor never suggested an... Read more »