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Fluconazole (Diflucan)

What Is Fluconazole? Fluconazole is an antifungal drug. In the US, its brand name is DiflucanĀ®. 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 manufactures it. Baxter manufactures the generic version approved in 2000. Why Do People With HIV Take It? Fluconazole is used when fungal...
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Fluconazole... for what???

Dear Dr. Bob:My HIV-positive partner has recently (within the past few months) developed hypopigmented nummular macules on his trunk, primarily his back and flanks, and a few on his abdomen. His doctor, who is supposed to be one of the leaders in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Wouldn't it be easier and make a lot more sense to ask your partner's doctor rather than me? After all, he's the one who saw the "hypopigmented nummular macules" and prescribed the drug, not me. Right?Fluconazole is an... Read more »

Fluconazole and Oraquick

Hello. Will Diflucan/Fluconazole affect Oraquick results? ...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
NoDW... Read more »

Fluconazole and beer drinking

Is it ok to drink a few (2-4) beers while on a prescription of Fluconazole?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,In short, yes.Fluconazole is metabolized by the liver, so I'd not recommend overdoing it.BY... Read more »

fluconazole and HIV TEST???? PZL ANSWER

Hi,Does taking fluconazole 50 mg affects the result of HIV test? i am taking it coz i have white lines on my tongue?plz answer, plz....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nope, fluconazole will not alter HIV test results, the ability of the body to make anti-HIV antibodies, nor change the duration of the window period.As for your request that I "plz answer," I must point out that I already have. Just... Read more »
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Itchy skin rash from sun and meds?

Posted by DJones, 5 Replies
I have been on Fluconazole, Acyclovir and Atripla for about 6 months. I noticed problems with a terrible itchy skin rash when I was in the sun when the summer began. I have stayed out of the sun or put sun block on until last Saturday I was at a... Read more »

Skin Rash

Posted by DJones, 9 Replies
I have been on Atripla since January. I am also on Fluconazole and Acyclovir. In the last month I have developed a skin rash where the sun seems to hit my skin on my back of my neck where my hair line ends and lower arms. I thought it was... Read more »

Drug Holiday ? Help!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I was thinking after reading many post's. and other stories of quitting taking the meds.. I take too many and feel like [censored] most of the time. So I guess what I'm asking is does this sound like a good idea. Has anybody else stopped ... 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 taste buds. what
should I do it is driving me crazy and now it is the weekend... Read more »