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Can A Person With HIV Take Zithromax

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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.

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...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 50 to help 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 »
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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...Azithromycin React With Other Drugs? What Is Azithromycin? Azithromycin is an antibiotic drug. In the US, its brand name is Zithromax. It is sold under many other brand names in other countries, including Ultreon. Antibiotics fight... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...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 is most likely to occur in people with CD4+ cell counts below 50 and at least one other opportunistic... Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...MAC drugs and their side effects are: Amikacin (Amkin┬«): kidney and ear problems; taken as an injection. Azithromycin (Zithromax┬« , see Fact Sheet 530 ): nausea, headaches, vomiting, diarrhea; taken as capsules or intravenously. ... Read more »
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...A person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue. They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all signs Read more »

Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

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I was decieved

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...I just found out a few days ago that my boyfriend of 1.5 years(now ex) has AIDS. He' s been HIV + for at least 15 years. He did not tell me, I found out on my own because I has suspected he was very ill. ( Read more »

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...I have to be quite concentrated at my job (although I am not sure I manage to make it so far). It seems like I live another person's life and still haven't managed to realise that this is gonna be my life from now on... Read more »