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Can A Person With HIV Take Fluconazole

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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

... What Is Fluconazole? Why Do People With HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the
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Fluconazole dosage for thrush?

Hello, and thanks for the forum. I hope this question is in the right place. My partner was diagnosed two weeks ago with advanced HIV, CD4 of 60 and a "high" viral load (percentage wasn't provided to us). Daily Bactrim double strength and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...then no worries, but be mindful of any lack of response.2) Regarding fatigue, this is very common among persons with advanced HIV disease. There are many causes, including but certainly not limited to anemia or depression. We commonly see low... Read more »

tongue fungus and others

dear doctor, i wrote you on 18 feb regarding my VL=49000, CD4=150 and =8.8. i am taking tenofovir, 3TC and efavirenz evening. Bactrim and flucozole in the morning. my tongue still with fungus (white). how to treat it? I took flucozole for 2...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your follow up.You indeed have AIDS with a CD4 count below 200. If after 2 months of fluconazole, you still have white lesions on the tongue, your symptoms deserve more evaluation. Either it's not thrush- most likely- or Read more »

Symptom of HIV?

Dear Doctor, First let me thank you as a contributor to this site. Back in March of this year I tested positive for HIV and this website has been invaluable for assisting my understanding of this disease. Just recently in a Just for Women article...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thank you for your question.Yeast infections caused by candida may be a symptom of HIV infection. While HIV uninfected people may get yeast infections (especially women with diabetes, on antibiotics, around menstruation, etc) the frequency or... Read more »

fluconazole-resistant candidiasis

HI, FIRST OF ALL LET ME CONGRATULATE YOU FOR YOUR WORK. IT IS GREAT AND GENEROUS.I HACE THE FOLLOWING QUESTION: WOULD IT BE "NORMAL" OR COMMON FOR SOMEONE TO DEVELOPE FLUCONAZOLE RESISTANT CANDIDIASIS AND (OR) SEBORREIC DERAMTITIS AS SOON AS 10...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It would be pretty unusual to develop fluconazole-resistant candidiasis only 10 months after contracting HIV, but it would depend on how often fluconazole was used and not how Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...medications can cause some of these symptoms. Therefore, laboratory tests are used to confirm that you have meningitis. Also, people with HIV who start antiretroviral treatment and are infected with cryptococcus may develop these symptoms as part... Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...(miconazole). Common brands are GyneLotrimin and Mycelex-G (clotrimazole) and Monistat 3 (miconazole). A single oral dose of fluconazole (Diflucan) is increasingly used for treating vaginal candidiasis. Systemic Therapy Systemic treatments... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Candidiasis of the Esophagus (Esophageal Candidiasis) Usually occurs at very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100) An AIDS-defining opportunistic infection Major symptom is painful swallowing (dysphagia) Often diagnosed via... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Estradiol Levels cimetidine (Tagamet) clarithromycin (Biaxin) diltiazem (Cardiazem) erythromycin (E-mycin, Ery-Tab, Eryc) fluconazole (Diflucan) fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem) isoniazid (Lanizid, Nydrazid) itraconazole (Sprononox) ketoconazole... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 8 Replies
...I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where Read more »

Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
...low and lots of constaipation and the doctor said I had some anmeia which he is going to see if I'm low on iron. I was reading people with hiv have that too so it has me very frighten. Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...opportunistic infections. These drugs include * Foscarnet and ganciclovir to treat CMV (cytomegalovirus) eye infections * Fluconazole to treat yeast and other fungal infections * TMP/SMX (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole) or pentamidine... Read more »