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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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 US, its brand name is Diflucan®. It is sold under many different names in other parts of the world. Antifungals fight infections caused by different kinds of fungus. Fluconazole fights opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer...
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Diflucan and Bactrim

I am taking Diflucan and Bactrim . I have been diagnosed with cryptococcal meningitis and thrush. My LP was normal, as well as my CT scan. My Lab results from the LP were clear; however, the crypto antigen showed up at a low level in my blood lab...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Fluconazole usually would be effective at suppressing cryptococcal infection and mimimizing chances for spread to the central nervous system. KH Read more »

Diflucan

My doctor told me I had oral thrush a few months back, I asked for a hiv test...possible risk was over 2yrs ago, test was negative. He put me on Diflucan, it did nothing. Does this mean I was misdiagnosed with Thursh? I still have the burning...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...toothpastes, etc. I believe your physician may have diagnosed your symptoms as erythematous candidiasis, which should have responded to Diflucan. Fluconazole (Diflucan) is a very effect systemic antifungal therapy which would easily manage EC.... Read more »

Yeast and Resistance to Diflucan?

I have been suffering from what I think is a vaginal yeast infection now for close to three months. Quite a few years ago I had some yeast infections and they never really responded to the OTC meds really well. However, I never used any...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...You won't get resistant yeast from 10 days of fluconazole (Diflucan), which is anyway way more than is needed to cure a typical yeast infection. There are yeasts that are not treatable with fluconazole, Read more »

Bactrim with diflucan

Hi Doc...kudos on the great work you do, i have a question i hope you might help me with. A good friend of mine complained of pain in her gums, she visited the dentist and was told she needed a root canal but the swelling was still too severe to do...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Bactrim is a commonly used antibacterial agent that is used for treatment of several conditions other than its use for prevention of PCP in people living with HIV/AIDS. Other common uses of Bactrim are for urinary tract infections, acute... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fluconazole (Diflucan)

... floo-KOE-na-zole Brand Name: Diflucan Other Name(s): Fluconazol, UK-49858 Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Fluconazole, also known as Diflucan, Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...Medicamentos? ¿Qué Es Fluconazole? Fluconazole es un medicamento antihongos, en Estados Unidos el nombre comercial es Diflucan®. En otros países se vende bajo otras marcas. Los medicamentos antihongos o fungicidas combaten... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pfizer Includes Papua New Guinea on AIDS Drug Program

... On Monday, Pfizer Australia announced that Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been included in its Diflucan Partnership that supplies the anti-fungal medication to countries on the World Health Organization's list of the 50 least-developed Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...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 are used for... Read more »
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dont know what to do anymore

Posted by shadesofgrey, 3 Replies
...than tablets of the same, noticed my tongue was denuded in spots, got some nystatin , it helped but didnt clear it up, tried diflucan it helped and it was gone until the last pill of diflucan and it started up again, now back on the nystatin for... Read more »

Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone deal with mouth and vaginal yeast infections? I am really running out of options, its like I clear one its gone for a week then its back.Does anyone else have this annoying problem. Read more »

Jackie question....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im kind of freaked out maybe you can help me. I went to the doctor he said i might have oral thrush, put me on Diflucan but it didnt do anything for my burning tongue, I took a Hiv test ( I asked for it ) it came back negative ( 2yrs last... Read more »

help

Posted by shadesofgrey, 2 Replies
...slowly started to get bigger, meanwhile i will be the first to admit i am an anxious mess and shake uncontrollably, now i am on diflucan for a week, it looks like its getting better . but i am still a mess, my blood work at the end of june was... Read more »