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Does Diflucan Interact With HIV Meds

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...and Greenblatt RM. (2006) Herpes simplex virus infection in women in the WIHS: Epidemiology and effect of antiretroviral therapy on clinical manifestations. AIDS 20(7):1051-1058. October 2005. Gynecological conditions and HIV/AIDS. The Body. Retrieved from www.thebody.com/content/art5000.html on July 21, 2006. Levine AM, Berhane K, Roksana K, Cohen M, Masri-Lavine L, Young M, Anastos K, Augenbraun M, Watts, H. (2004) Impact of highly...
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St. John's Wort and many of my meds!

Six days ago, I started taking anti-depression pills that I purchased at a health food store--along with all of my HIV meds. These new pills contain St. John's Wort; and today, on day six, I have started shivering, and itching all over, shaking. It...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.I would continue to take your HIV medications as previous, but stopp the St. John's wort supplement.Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is ok to take to help with the itching; Read more »

Could it be med related?

I was diagnosed in 1988 with HIV/Hep C. I started meds in 1994 and have done well since. My tcells are currently 284, (down from 350 the month before) and my viral load is undetectable. I've had a liver biopsy done a few years ago and it showed no...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Ouch-what a frustrating series of events. I would consider fluconazole as a likely cause of the liver problems from the information you provided. KH Read more »

Meds

hello my question is weather or not to start meds. i last tested neg in 2005 now i was diagnose with HIV/AIDS with a CD4 count of 56 and a 6%, viral load is still unknown for 1 more week. should i start meds right away? i was given septra,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...should definitely start medications in the very near future. You have a very low CD4 count and very high risk of having an AIDS complication in the near future.There are a few things to sort out before starting, like knowing your drug resistance... Read more »

OI MEDS!

started meds in may 2004 tcells 12 vl 40000 been undetectable since and tcells now 156 was wondering at what point can I start cutting back on some of my oi meds taking valcyte bactrium tricor diflucan zithromax thank you for all you guys do and May...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...very complete list of preventative medications. For purposes of this discussion, I'll assume that you didn't have any of the AIDS indicator illnesses, since stopping medications following severe illness may depend on a variety of individual... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...United States: A systematic review. AIDS and Behavior 12:1-17. January 2008. Keatley, J. and others. Transgender global HIV/AIDS epidemiology . Presentation at the 17th International AIDS Conference. Mexico City. August 3-8, 2008. Kessler,... Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...Metabolism Drugs That Speed Up Metabolism Other Types of Drug Interactions Drugs and Other Substances That May Interact With HIV Medications Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs Food Taking Care of Yourself ... Read more »
The Well Project

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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On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...the immune system numbers or a negative person! The moral of the story...you can and will come back "from the grave"! These meds work great. Granted they are a nuisance, but they are amazing! Stay on them. Treat yourself well. Your body will... Read more »

HIV medicines

Posted by Anonymous
...Opportunistic Infection medication, such as: Zerit (d4T), AZT, Abacavir, ddI, ddC, Crixivan, Fortovase, Saquanavir, Viracept, Virammune, Diflucan, any protease inhibitor available at the pharmacy? Do you need Cytovene aka ganciclovir, or any... Read more »

Call for meds for Guatemala

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV/AIDS,=2 under strict medical supervision. Instructions for mailing within the=20 United States are provided at www.macaw.com/hivmeds/meds.htm . Questions about donations and shipping should be addressed to=20 latham@intelnet.net.gt . All... 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 »