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Diflucan And Hiv

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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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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
...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 exacerbations of chronic... Read more »

Chronic yeast infections of the mouth

How common is it for women to have a chronic(6 months)yeast infection of the mouth? The infection is both hard and soft palate and has been treated, without success, on two occasions by the drug Diflucan. What would you do next? could this be HIV...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...The next step would be to try a higher dose of fluconazole (Diflucan) or another drug that can be used topically (Nystatin, Mycelex) or by mouth (itraconazole). If the candidiasis persists after 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 »

Is one Dose of Diflucan enough for THRUSH.?

Dr. ReznikI was going through the question that you had answered on Thrush and diflucan.http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Oral/Current/Q106492.qnaMy doctor told me I have thrush and I was given only one dose (1 capsule) of diflucan, do u think that...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...negative at 7 months and you truly had a case of candidiasis, I would look for causes other than HIV.I do not believe one dose of Diflucan is adequate to treat candidiasis. According to numerous references, candidiasis should be treated to two... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...immune systems, including people with HIV, they tend to be more serious and are called opportunistic infections (OIs). HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Fluconazole can be used to both prevent and treat certain types of fungal infections, especially... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopia, Pfizer in Partnership to Provide Free Drugs to AIDS Patients

...Ethiopia's Health Ministry announced that US drug maker Pfizer has signed a partnership agreement with Ethiopia to provide Diflucan -- used to treat cryptococcus meningitis and esophageal candidiasis infections -- free to AIDS patients. Pfizer... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...taking for other conditions. Aaron E, Levine AB. Gynecologic care and family planning for HIV-infected women. (Aug, 2005) AIDS Reader 15(8):420-423,426-428. Ameli N, Bacchetti P, Morrow RA, Hessol NA, Wilkin T, Young M, Cohen M, Minkoff H,... 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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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 »

Update:Dr. office called wants me 2 come in

Posted by scared2Bpos, 2 Replies
...come in ASAP??? I'm FREAKING out. And the sore throat and burning in my vajay-jay wont go away even after taking 2 doses of Diflucan. If the symptoms that I had at 3wks were me seroconverting then will HIV antibodies show up on the test already?... Read more »

freaking out, are these hiv+ symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...whatever infection with 1st treatment, never needed subsequent treatments! I was given another version of metronidazole and a diflucan pill for the yeast, things cleared temporally, then the yeast infection came back. I was given another... Read more »

I was decieved

Posted by numb, 3 Replies
...frequent diarrhea, thrush, among other things. I found old prescription bottles and looked up the medication online. He was taking Diflucan, Zithromax, and Septra. After I saw that they were treatment for HIV, I point blank asked him if he had... Read more »