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Diflucan Dosages

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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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Regimen adherence and Diflucan use

Dear Dr.: I'm taking Combivir and Sustiva. My morning dose of Combivir is 10:30'ish and my nighttime version of Combivir and Sustiva is also 10:30'ish. Occasionally, when the morning dose is due, I'm in a meeting at work, etc., and am not able to...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...Regarding the lesions on your tongue, it may be oral hairy leukoplakia (OHL), not thrush. That may explain the failure to respond to Diflucan. If you have not had significant improvement with 6 weeks of Diflucan treatment, your doctor needs to... Read more »

trush please answer

I was just tested for hiv a month ago it came back negitive. I have been treated for trush for about 2 months now wit nystatin and diflucan. and it just won't go away. any thoughts or suggestions?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...is a very effective therapy and should have managed this occurrence. I would first check and make sure you were on the proper dosage of Diflucan which would be 200 mg by mouth on the first day and 100 mg a day by mouth for the rest of the two... Read more »

Candida and Valtrex

I am HIV+ and have had Candida on my mouth for about five months now. The doctor subscribed Valtrex, (1gr, 3 times daily). After the candida persisted I did a research and I found not a single indication on the net that would suggest treating...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...be a reason to start HIV treatment; directed treatment of Candida usually involves the use of medications like fluconazole (Diflucan). Seems to me that you may have a simple miscommunication about the reasons and goals of your treatment(s).I... Read more »

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 »
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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 »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...approved in May of 2002 and showed enhanced activity against fluconazole-resistant candidiasis. Based on clinical trial data, dosage requirements are 200 mg twice daily or 3-6 mg/kg intravenously every 12 hours. Another drug called caspofungin... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...bacteria). The medications used to fight Candida are anti-fungal drugs called "azoles." Examples are Nizoral (ketoconazole), Diflucan (fluconazole), or Sporanox (itraconazole). Azoles should not be used in pregnant women . In addition, many... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...(HIV-positive women often need longer courses of treatment) Prescription oral antifungal drugs such as Nizoral (ketoconazole), Diflucan (fluconazole), or Sporanox (itraconazole) for difficult-to-treat infections. Many antifungal drugs interact... Read more »
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Un poco de paz y tranquilidad para nosotros.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
No se que piensen pero yo desde el dia de mi contacto de riesgo no dejo de pensar darle vueltas al asunto una y otra vez,mis sintomas el por que de ellos, si pudieron deberse a otra cosa., etc. llego a mi trabajo me conecto a internet y lo primero... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Duda Existencial

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Moderador de The Body vos le respondiste a un participante del foro lo siguiente respecto de un ELISA a las 10 semanas: "un examen a las 10 semanas es muy alentador y me atreveria a decir que pues ser definitivo dependiendo a la situacion de riesgo... Read more »

ES IGUAL EL RIESGO?CONTESTAD

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hay el mismo riesgo de contraer el vih por chupar una vagina que un pene que el ano sin que hubiese habido ninguna penetracion antes osea q en ese caso no creo que hubiese heridas.QUE OPINAN? Read more »