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BACTRIM DOSAGE

Stats: AIDS dx: about 6 yrs ago. At best, working full time w/ syptomology until '94 and at the worst, 9 t-cells and over 3.6 MILLION viral load. 2 "dying" hospitalizations and one transfusion. Other Dx: Psoriatic Arthritis,...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra) is a key e strategy for precenting Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP), toxoplasmosis, and many severe bacterial infections. Everyone with less than 200 T cells should take this medicine. The simplest dose... Read more »

Worried to death - Can Bactrim Ds tablets and Hydrocortisone injections interfere with HIV Elisa test results?

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Bactrim?

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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

You Can Prevent PCP in Children: A Guide for People With HIV Infection

PCP is the most serious infection among children with HIV. It can be fatal. PCP can be prevented and treated. TMP-SMX, also known as Bactrim, Septra, or Cotrim* , is the best medicine for preventing and treating PCP. Early diagnosis and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Disclosure of Relationship Summary Introduction History of the Guidelines Guidelines Process Major Changes in Guidelines Since Last Publication How to Use the Information in this Report Effect of ART on the Management of OIs ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Summary Introduction How to Use the Information in This Report Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on the Incidence and Management of OIs Initiation of ART in the Setting of an Acute OI (Treatment-Naive Patients) Management of Acute OIs in the... Read more »
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28 days Post Possible HIV Infection

Posted by LostMind, 1 Reply
Sorry for the long post...

10/10/12 I'm a 32 yr old white male; I had unprotected oral sex with a female I met at a bar (business trip in Seattle) and possibly unprotected vaginal sex (cannot remember). Since then I have been plagued with the... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

Could I be infected?

Posted by lovelivelife1, 1 Reply
On 8/1/2012 I had sex with a guy (top) and I was the bottom before we had sex we did a lot of grinding we both sweat a lot and he precums a lot it was around my anal area but when we actually had sex we used a condom...we didn't use any... Read more »

Mac infection

Posted by FurryAquaMammal, 2 Replies
So, going on 5 months of detection. Need some insight in to dealing with MAC infection. I have a good team of docs, but need some insight into what to expect. Swollen nodes in my neck, been on antibiotics to treat it for over a month now, surgery... Read more »