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Does Fluconazole 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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Prophylaxis Fatigue and Confusion

Hi Dr. I have a question concerning the use of prophylaxis. I've been HIV+ for 9 years and off meds with cd4 of 24 at 4%. I have finally committed to treatment again after my last course of 2+ years of truvada*boosted Reyataz never achieved full...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk for opportunistic infections may be lower than the CD4 count might suggest for persons on effective HIV meds so the first priority should be to achieve full suppression of HIV levels. PCP is often the highest priority but you are sulfa Read more »

tongue fungus and others

dear doctor, i wrote you on 18 feb regarding my VL=49000, CD4=150 and =8.8. i am taking tenofovir, 3TC and efavirenz evening. Bactrim and flucozole in the morning. my tongue still with fungus (white). how to treat it? I took flucozole for 2...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your follow up.You indeed have AIDS with a CD4 count below 200. If after 2 months of fluconazole, you still have white lesions on the tongue, your symptoms deserve Read more »

Fluconazole dosage for thrush?

Hello, and thanks for the forum. I hope this question is in the right place. My partner was diagnosed two weeks ago with advanced HIV, CD4 of 60 and a "high" viral load (percentage wasn't provided to us). Daily Bactrim double strength and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...then no worries, but be mindful of any lack of response.2) Regarding fatigue, this is very common among persons with advanced HIV disease. There are many causes, including but certainly not limited to anemia or depression. We commonly see low... Read more »

medicines for HIV+

dear doctor, i have the HIV test on dec 08 and found positive. VL=49000, CD4=150 and 4=8.8. doctor said that i look ok and under stage 2. He put me on ARV treatment after my sore throat and ulcer fully healed(ie one month after). My tough grow...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.I think that your doctor is managing your situation very well. It is indeed time to be on HIV medications, and the regimen that you're taking is a very well tested and recommended one.With your other symptoms and... Read more »
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Aptivus

...protease inhibitors -- makes this a tricky drug to balance in a regimen, especially for salvage patients already on a host of other meds. -- Jeff Taylor Got a comment on this article? Write to us at publications@tpan.com . Read more »
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Viramune

...for cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Like Sustiva, Viramune has a very long half-life -- which means if you're stopping meds for any reason you should stop the Viramune several days before your other drugs to avoid developing resistance. --... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

... What Is Fluconazole? Why Do People With HIV Take It? What About Drug Resistance? How Is It Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It React With Other Drugs? 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 »
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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 »

please help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I went to the Id doctor he gave me fluconazole for 5 days for thrush on tongue it went away for just a few weeks now it is back and making my mouth more dry and more enlarged Read more »

taking hiv meds to Russia and Eastern Europe

Posted by Anonymous
...and Eastern Europe this summer. I'm concerned that I might have a problem going through customs in these countries if my HIV meds are spotted. Has anyone taken their HIV meds to these countries? What happened? Any advice? Thanks! Read more »

Call for meds for Guatemala

Posted by Anonymous
...the Luis Angel Garc=EDa Family Clinic in Guatemala City, where= they are distributed free of charge to Guatemalans living with HIV/AIDS,=2 under strict medical supervision. Instructions for mailing within the=20 United States are provided at... Read more »