Can Dapsone Help With HIV
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Rocky Mountain CARESHi and thanks for posting.Sorry to hear about your health travails. The first question is why you're anemic-- is it because of persistent renal injury or low erythropoetin (Epo) levels? Some other issue? (Like other drug reaction from AZT or... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for posting.Seems like you're making a great recovery from very advanced HIV/AIDS.Your question is when secondary prophylaxis for cryptococcal meningitis and pneumocystis can be safely discontinued. With regard to the first,... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineDapsone is used in the setting of HIV infecition particlarly for prevention of Pneumocystis pneumonia in persons intolerant to standard sulfa-trimethoprim. A small percent of persons taking dapson develop serious side effects that can include skin... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,There are alternatives to Septra or Dapsone for PCP prophylaxis, including oral Mepron or inhaled pentamidine. That you had a "nasty rash" as a result of taking Septra and Dapsone does not mean you will have a similar reaction to... Read more »
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I squirted some "hand-wash" from its dispenser and proceeded to wash my hands then filled my mouth with tap-water... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyhi everybody.
My boyfriend is HIV+ and has a wish !
Please could a HIV+ girl help us ????
Nothing sexual or similar. Please !
Thanks very much indeed.
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