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Does Bactrim Interact With HIV Meds

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can i take bactrim ds with Reyataz, Truvada,& Norvir?

Can i take Bactrim DS with my hiv meds Reyataz, Truvada & Norvir?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Cotrimoxazole) is recommended to prevent Pneumocystic pneumonia (PCP) and other AIDS-related infections for all persons with HIV/AIDS with CD4 counts below 200 (or 15%). There are no significant drug-drug interactions between TMP/SMX and your... Read more »

Bactrim

My Doctors has prescribed Bactrim as part of my regimen. While I take my ARVs regularly, I have not... Read more »

bactrim

Dear Doctor, I was tested hiv+ on 15 Dec 08 with CD4 count 150, VL49000. I have the sore throat at... Read more »
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Preventing Other Infections

...Doctors use the word "prophylaxis" to describe these medications. The most common type of drug used in this way is called Bactrim (it also goes by the names TMP-SMX, Septra, Sulfatrim and co-trimoxazole). Bactrim is an antibiotic; its chief... Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 4 Replies
...hands and knees and it itches like heck. I am about to go nuts it itches so bad. Anyone else have this problem taking the meds I am on? Has anyone found any relief in any way? I am about to tear my skin off. Any suggestions? Read more »

Probably About To Start Meds

Posted by southerncharm, 6 Replies
...town back in october, and they didn't know what they were doing. My numbers were not good ( cd4 99 VL 88K) but I didn't start meds they put me on antibiotics to prevent PCP but it only made me break out in a horrible full body rash. Anyway I... Read more »

HIV is not for sissies

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...take advantage of free HIV screening so they could begin treatment early. I wrote in a letter to the editor that while the new meds allow people with HIV/AIDS to live longer, that life is by no means healthy and that avoiding HIV infection was... Read more »

allergic reactions

Posted by TRex, 2 Replies
...Has anyone who is HIV positive had a lot of allergic reactiosn to antibiotics? I had two allergic reactions (the Bactrim one was the one who made me ask for the HIV test).the other one is Keflex. I am on Augmentin now and woke up with another... Read more »