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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

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 infections caused by bacteria. Azithromycin is used to fight opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer and Mack-Illert manufacture it. Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections....
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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.

Rocky Mountain CARES
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 »

Zithromax/Isentress

HIV,HBV,HCV,EBV,malaria, dx'd with advanced AIDS, CNS Non-Hodgkin's Lymph large cell B early 2007, went through aggressive high-dose chemo w/ rituxan mono-clonal antibodies. Went into full remission for NHL, started HAART same time, vl...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post.I'd agree that with a CD4 count approaching 200, that you should be on Bactrim prophylaxis. On the other hand, unless you counts are reproducibly below 100, you shouldn't need azithromycin prophylaxis (to... Read more »

About the drug zithromax...

Hello Doctor Kull i read one of your recent answers from someone a few months ago and me and him had about the same question but i went to the doctor to get examined for a std gonerhea. well i didnt get actually tested i just told him of my symptoms...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Taking one megadose of zithromax is not likely to cause any long term health problems for you. However, if your symptoms persist or if have any questions about side effects, talk with your doctor.Doctors sometimes treat patients for STIs like... Read more »

will zithromax show i have HIV

I had STD tested two weeks ago showed i have chlamydia, so i had the zithromaz prescribed by doctor, the following night i suffered throat problem, feel like something pressing my throat, but i dont have any pain or sore on my throat. Also,my jar...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, "will zithromax show i have HIV"..."Also, my 'jar" feels a little bit different, cause there is lymph there i doubt if i have HIV, and it shows up when i take zithromax?" Huh? What the hell does that even... Read more »
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